Samaritan Health Services Sterile Processing Tech-Unreg in Albany, Oregon

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 assigned areas. 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). EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent required. National Certification such as CSPDT or CRCST required within three (3) months upon meeting eligibility requirements for certification. AGH Sterile Processing: Healthcare Provider Level BLS required within six (6) months of hire. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES 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 ideas.# Compliance - Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or standards. Use knowledge and judgment skills to determine whether events or processes comply.# 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 information. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) CLIMB - STAIRS LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CRAWL (hands # knees) SIT WALK - INCLINE CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) KNEEL (on knees) ROTATE TRUNK Sitting # WALK # LEVEL SURFACE BEND FORWARD at waist 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 SQUAT Repetitive REACH - Forward REACH - Upward ROTATE TRUNK Standing MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force) PULL (0 - 20 pounds force) STAND

Weekend Required: Occasional

Salary Range: $13.57 - $20.57

Overtime Rule: 8+40

Posted: 03/02/2018

Req #: 39925