Sterile Processing Tech-Unreg
Company: Samaritan Health Services
Posted on: May 28, 2023
- JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
- Responsible for processing and maintaining instruments,
equipment, and supplies in assigned areas. Works with management to
provide sterile instruments and equipment, prepares procedure and
surgical case carts, and assists in the optimal functioning of
- DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
- The Sterile Processing team significantly contribute to patient
care at Samaritan Health Services by preparing equipment and rooms
for surgery. We are responsible for the cleaning, decontamination,
disinfection and sterilization of surgical instrumentation and
medical devices to remove bioburden that can cause
healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs).
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- National Certification such as CSPDT or CRCST required within
one (1) year of hire.
- Customer Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for
providing customer service. This includes customer needs
assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation
of customer satisfaction.
- Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills
to explain complex issues, exchange information between team
members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group
presentations and listen to and understand complex information and
- Compliance - Ability to evaluate information to determine
compliance with laws, regulations, or standards. Use knowledge and
judgment skills to determine whether events or processes
- Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a
multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to
develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with
others and maintain them over time.
- Monitoring - Ability to monitor performance of self, other
individuals, or processes to make improvements or take corrective
action. Ability to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make
sure a machine is working properly. Ability to evaluate problems
and work toward solutions.
- Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws
pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information.
Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
(1 - 10% of the time)
(11 - 33% of the time)
(34 - 66% of the time)
(67 - 100% of the time)
CLIMB - STAIRS
LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs
CRAWL (hands & knees)
WALK - INCLINE
CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
SQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec)
BEND FORWARD at waist
KNEEL (on knees)
ROTATE TRUNK Sitting
WALK - LEVEL SURFACE
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 - 40 Lbs
CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
REACH - Forward
REACH - Upward
ROTATE TRUNK Standing
MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists
PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)
PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)
Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis , Sterile Processing Tech-Unreg, Other , Corvallis, Oregon
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