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Sterile Processing Technician Full Time

Job ID: 2105040086 Date posted: 11/22/2021 Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
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$10K sign on bonus if certified or 2+ years of experience

Full Time; Varied Shifts; Mandatory Call

As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors. Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the county’s designated trauma center. Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

Job Summary:

The Sterile Processing Tech cleans, inspects, and prepares routine and specialty instrument sets and specialty trays for Surgery Department. Is knowledgeable about the names of surgical instruments and on which trays they belong. Is knowledgeable about the fundamentals of asepsis, and insuring proper protocols are followed to ensure appropriate sterilization of instruments and trays.



Qualifications:

Required Training/Education/Experience/Certification:
Successful completion of IAHCSMM certification within 6 months of hire or transfer into the department (unless equivalent SPD Certification already completed).

Desired Training/Education/Experience/Certification:
(1) Completion of an approved Sterile Processing Technician course,
(2) Operating Room Technician experience, or (3) IAHCSMM Certification (or equivalent SPD Certification).

Must be able to complete simple math problems well enough to itemize instruments being prepared. Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential. Must be fluent in spoken and written English. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.

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Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate

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