M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital, located in Edina MN is looking for a Sterile Instrument Technician t o support our busy operating rooms.
This position determinesOperating Room surgical instrument needs for surgery cases and sets up surgical instrument trays. Decontaminates and sterilizes surgical instruments including preparation. Decontaminates, cleans, processes, reprocesses scopes, assembles, sterilizes, stores and distributes surgical instruments for Hospital Surgeries and Obstetrics, and Clinics. Serves as a resource to physicians, nurses and medical staff in the Operating Room regarding surgical instruments.
Benefit eligible and competitive salary
64 hours in two weeks
Mainly D/E shifts, with some needs to rotate to other shifts (night)
Rotating weekend coverage required
Reviews and interprets O.R. surgery schedule on an on-going basis to determine priority of surgical instruments needed. Assembles instruments according to the daily distribution report.
Responds to emergency requests for supplies and instruments.
Decontaminates various instrumentation and equipment.
Serves as a resource to surgeons, nurses and other medical personnel .
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Graduate of an accredited Central Service or Surgical Tech Program including training in instrument
processing and assembly within the last 3 years, or two years work experience in assembly and sterilization
of hospital operating room surgical instruments.
No years of work experience required if a graduate in a Central Service or Surgical Tech program. Two years workexperience in assembly and sterilization of hospital operating room surgical instruments if not graduate from a sterile processing/surg tech program.
3-5 years of Sterile processing or related experience
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or ability to obtain in near future
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.