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Company: Banner Health
Location: Greeley, CO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Sterile Processing Dept-Hosp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Support

Primary Location Salary Range:

$18.69/hr - $28.03/hr, based on education & experience

In accordance with State Pay Transparency Rules.

***Offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced external Certified Sterile Processing Technicians!***

Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people – and the hats they wear – who work behind the scenes to make sure a hospital runs smoothly and safely for our patients, visitors and staff. Each one plays a critical role and is part of a team to ensure the best care for our patients.

The Sterile Processing Lead Technician plays a vital role in maintaining the cleanliness, functionality and inventory of health care instrumentation and equipment. Their work ensures that patients avoid infections and that doctors, nurses and allied health professionals are able to access the instrumentation and equipment they need immediately.  Additionally, the incumbent in this position will have some supervisory responsibilities by overseeing staff and ensuring tasks are completed throughout the day.  The preferred candidate for this position will have a minimum of two year's experience as a certified Sterile Processing Technician.

We currently have a full-time opportunity at our Banner North Colorado Medical Center, for a Sterile Processing Lead Technician, working Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm .  Some holidays and call shifts are required.

If you are ready to make an impact and be a part of our healthcare team, apply today!

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.  See the Benefits Guide under the Total Rewards section of this posting.

Should you have any questions, please contact Michelle Forsythe at michelle.forsythe@bannerhealth.com or at 970-821-4407.

*Recruiter will review eligibility guidelines for sign-on bonus during interview

A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees, Banner North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based and specialty services for a service area that includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate and innovative care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art technology and an exceptional team of health care professionals. For the healthcare professional, our Greeley, Colorado location offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities in an inviting, close-knit community.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position supports leadership while performing as an integral part of OR team with additional job requirements and limited supervision. Demonstrates accountability for operating room readiness ensuring sterile surgical instrumentation and disposable supplies are complete and ready for a procedure prior to the preceding patient leaving the operating room. Responsible for the proper care and handling of all general and specialty instrumentation including the cleaning, decontamination, disassemble/reassembly, quality assurance, instrument identification, set assembly, packaging, sterilization, and distribution of surgical instrumentation for PeriOp Services, hospital departments, and clinics.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Performs all duties as a departmental technician. In addition to assigned areas related to a specific service line or associated area with PeriOp/CSPD.

2. Applies judgment in determining the priority level of instrumentation and equipment requests for a specific specialty service line or shift. Recommends scheduling of procedures based on equipment and instrument needs to ensure effective patient flow.

3. Coordinates with department staff in assuring service line priorities are met and completed in a timely manner.

4. Possesses in-depth knowledge of service line/shift and precepts new employees at all levels regarding service line with respect to specific issues, troubleshooting and training to include Competency Achievement Plan signoff

5. Oversees assigned service line in a competent and professional manner. Investigates, proposes solutions, follows through with issues from various department staff such as sterile processing, OR, core support and hospital supported areas to ensure safe effective patient care. Confirms problem resolution and reports to leadership all related staff and service issues.

6.Responsible for reviewing current and future OR schedules, projects future equipment and instrument needs while ensuring instruments will be processed and ready to meet the daily OR schedule.

7. Inventories instrumentation and trays for service line and orders appropriate replacements or additional depending on usage. Collaborates with OR Manager on the number of tray/sets and instruments needed, making recommendations to inventory levels to meet changing demands.

8. Incumbent assists the Operating Room and other areas in the procurement of medical supplies, instruments, and sterile processing issues. Internal customers are other company staff, physicians, patients, visitors, managers, and executives. External customers are vendors, patients, visitors, other facilities, and non-company medical facilities.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Requires national certification as a SPD Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician.

Requires proficiency level typically acquired with two years of sterile processing experience including knowledge of surgical instrumentation, patient related supplies, materials and equipment, aseptic and sterilization techniques. Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble. Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble, problem solve incomplete trays and missing instrumentation, Must have effective organizational, communication and human relation skills as the incumbent will be coordinating several projects simultaneously and working closely with all levels of staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


Previous leadership experience and computer skills are preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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