Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: July 13, 2019
We Are Hiring
Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing 001 - Full-Time
Rotating 40 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo,
3:00pm tp 11:30pm rotates to weekends and hoildays as required.
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of
related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000
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 Borgess, 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
* 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 for Healthcare Security and Safety
(IAHSS) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job
* 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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