M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital is seeking a Instrument Technician (sterile processing) to support our Surgical Services Department.
From the moment patients and visitors walk into Woodwinds Hospital which is located in Woodbury, MN (easy access from Hwy 94 or 494) they experience our warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. In this 86 bed HospitalInstrument Techs provide the Operating Room with the surgical instruments and supplies needed for surgery cases. Decontaminates, sets-up and sterilizes surgical instruments. Serves as a resource to physicians, nurses and medical staff in the Operating Room regarding surgical instruments and supplies.
1.0 (80 hours per two weeks) 9 - 5:30
Call and holidays as needed
Performs manual decontamination to remove organic and inorganic materials from reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment
Performs manual decontamination and disinfection of patient care equipment (e.g. infusion and DVT devices) and carts, etc
Performs visual post-decontamination inspection of reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment to verify they are free of organic and inorganic materials, they are complete and they function properly
Assembles surgical and non-surgical instrument sets and equipment systems
Performs package enclosure, using peel pouches and rolls, sterile wrapping, rigid containment systems and other enclosure methods
Performs biological and chemical testing as appropriate for high-level disinfection and sterilization systems
Operates automated processing equipment such as instrument washers, sterilizers, biological incubators, heat sealers and other commonly used automated, non-automated and electronic equipment in sterile processing
Completes legal sterilization and high-level disinfection records, and other records, checklists and forms
Assembles surgical case carts. with sterile processed and sterile product supplies
High school graduate or equivalent
Requires successful completion of a Sterile Processing, Surgical Technician or commitment to enroll in a sterile processing program and complete within the first 24 months of employment
CSPDT certification or CRCST certification required upon hire or within the first 24 months of employment
1 year experience working in an Acute Care facility preferred
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