Sterile Processing Tech II, Full Time
Mercy Health

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time
Evening Shift


Position Summary:

Provides hospital and affiliated facilities with processed materials and equipment by executing established procedures for decontamination, assembly, packaging, and sterilization. Maintains efficient flow of processing procedures, through appropriate case set-up, anticipation of health care provider requests and patient care needs. Orients and trains new Processing staff.

What you will do:

  • Assists in orienting and training new staff, OR staff and students on various services and processes performed in Sterile Processing.
  • Properly identifies and decontaminates instruments through use of washer/decontaminator equipment and proper hand-washing techniques.
  • Assembles instruments correctly, ensuring appropriate cleanliness and function is achieved.
  • Prepares instruments for sterilization through proper packaging, rigid container system, and wrapping techniques.
  • Sterilizes instruments by correctly loading carts and operating sterilizers (Steam Sterilizer and Gas Plasma).
  • Properly handles sterilized instruments for storage and distribution.
  • Maintains efficient flow of processing procedures, through appropriate case cart set-up, anticipation of health care provider requests and patient care needs.
  • Anticipates and prioritizes instrument and supply needs using surgery lists, Sterile Processing Microsystem (SPM) computer system and inventory levels of instruments.
What you will need:
  • Minimum: High School Graduate
  • Certified Processing Technician
  • One year experience as a Processing Technician.

Work Hours:

Full Time, 40 hours per week

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Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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