Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: February 15, 2020
We Are Hiring
Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing 001 - Full-Time
Rotating 40 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo,
12:00PM to 8:30PM rotates to weekend and hoildays as required.
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of
related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000
associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working
together to help bring patients more resources and better care.
Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided
over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living
in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to
spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the
health of individuals and communities.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension-MI, you will have the opportunity to
disassemble and decontaminate instruments and equipment to ensure
safe handling and proper sterilization. Assembles all instruments
and implants according to prescribed hospital procedures and
techniques. Sterilizes/disinfects instruments, equipment, linen and
supplies using various methods of sterilization/high level
disinfection. Provides various departments with additional
assistance related to STAT case carts, intubation boxes, PAPR,
Wound Vacs, etc. Assigned to a variety of duties and functions in
all designated positions in the Main Reprocessing department, SDS
Reprocessing and GI Reprocessing: independently. The Reprocessing
Technician is able to follow written and oral instructions, as well
as communicate effectively verbally and in legible handwriting.
Good eyesight and hearing are required skills. This position
implements and maintains established Medical Center, Care Center,
department/unit standards, policies, and procedures.
* Ability to assume charge role in the absence of other supervisory
* Successful completion of orientation.
* Able to complete competency criteria annually.
* Operates all processing machinery.
* Disassembles and decontaminates instruments and equipment to
ensure safe handling and proper sterilization.
* Assembles all instruments and implants according to prescribed
hospital procedures and techniques
* Sterilizes/disinfects instruments, equipment, linen and supplies
using various methods of sterilization/high level disinfection.
* Assigned to a variety of duties and functions in all designated
positions in the Main Reprocessing department, SDS Reprocessing
* The above is intended to describe the general content of and
requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be
construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* Certified Central Service Tech credentialed from the
International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material
Management (IAHCSMM) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire
date or job transfer date.
* High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.
* Previous C.S. experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the
nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age,
religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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