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Sterile Processing Tech

Boys Town Omaha, NE
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Reprocesses instruments and equipment used in the East & West operating suite, including care of delicate and specialty instrumentation. Monitors sterile supplies and autoclaves, inventory control as assigned.

Hiring Bonus: $1500.00

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Follows ST79 and ST91 Standards.

  • Performs, monitors, interprets, and records testing and validation of sterilization processes.

  • Inspects and maintains integrity of instruments routinely. Uses contracted service for repairs as needed.

  • Decontaminates, disinfects, assembles, and sterilizes instruments per departmental policy.

  • Cleans autoclaves according to manufacturer's recommendations; maintains a clean working environment.

  • Maintains and inventories sterile supplies and instruments within sterile processing.

  • Participates in performance improvement projects and maintaining "The Joint Commission" readiness.

  • Validates sterilization process has been completed and verified prior to instrument and implants being released.

  • Communicates to the surgical team availability of instruments and implants.

  • Works in collaboration with supervisor, directors, assistant directors, and senior staff for instrument acquisition.

  • Works in collaboration with senior staff and surgical team to improve quality and efficiency of throughput.

  • Logs disposition of received instrumentation from company representatives.

  • Follows Standard precautions i.e.; (hand hygiene, ppe).

  • Assists with processing of instruments from BTNRH clinics and ancillary departments.

  • Promotes a positive team environment. Willingly floats to both East & West hospitals to fulfill staffing needs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read and comprehend sterilization logs to ensure sterilizations procedures have been followed.

  • Ability to work well under time constraints.

  • Ability to independently manage multiple priorities.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of surgical instruments identification.

  • Ability to operate autoclave, sterrad, washer/sterilizer, V-Pro Max, various medical and surgical equipment, instruments, and delivery carts.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff,

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School education or equivalent required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of one year of experience in sterile processing, CRCST certification preferred.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.



Date Posted May 23, 2023
Date Closes June 22, 2023
Requisition REQ-2023-1481
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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