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Sterile Processing Technician

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

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Third Shift (United States of America)

Sterile Processing Technician


  • Full Time, 3rd shift (10:30pm - 7:00am) Monday - Friday

Job Role:

  • Provide an essential role in patient safety and infection control by insuring surgical instruments and equipment is decontaminated, reprocessed and maintained. Operate several types of surgical instruments, sterilizers and decontamination equipment. Provide support to the Perioperative services staff and serves as a liaison to surgical specialty services for the organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • * Minimum of 18 years of age required.
  • * High school education or equivalent required.
  • * Written and verbal communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • * Sterile processing experience or surgical technologist training preferred.
  • * Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • * Aptitude for electronics troubleshooting preferred.
  • * Basic computer skills preferred.
  • * Knowledge of approximately 3,000 surgical instruments and specialty surgical instrument sets preferred.
  • * Experience using Steam, Ethelene Oxide, and Hydrogen Peroxide Gas Plasma sterilization chambers; PC, laser printer, bar code scanner, bar code printer; Sonic Irrigator; Washer/Decontamination Vessels; Heat Sealer; Biological Autoreader; and Nitrogen Tank preferred.

Why Nebraska Medicine: Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted September 23, 2022
Date Closes October 8, 2022
Requisition REQ-12789
Address Integrated Service Center
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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