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Sterile Processing Technician

Company: UCHealth
Location: Steamboat Springs
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Exciting job opportunity in a place tucked away among the Rocky Mountains in Northwest Colorado. Steamboat Springs offers spectacular outdoor adventures throughout the year. The charm and charisma of this beautiful mountain valley makes for an outstanding place to raise a family, enjoy an active lifestyle and engage in a purposeful career. For more information about Steamboat Springs, please click here!

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) is a 39-bed acute care hospital providing sophisticated medical services to more than 51,000 outpatients annually. We are a non-profit, non-tax supported community hospital that is dedicated to serving the needs of residents throughout northwest Colorado.

Join Yampa Valley Medical Center and be empowered in your role through ongoing education, training and collaborative co-workers.

Department: Sterile Processing

Summary:

Receives, cleans, distributes and stores medical instruments and equipment.

Work Schedule: Full Time Flex (40 hours/week)

Responsibilities:

  • Cleans, disinfects, decontaminates, and sterilizes medical instruments and equipment using appropriate methods, substances and equipment.
  • Properly disposes of bio hazardous substances, chemicals, medical waste, and unusable equipment and supplies.
  • Receives, stocks, packages, and distributes medical instruments , Performs and documents required quality assurance testing and inspection on stock.
  • Properly disposes of bio-hazardous substances, chemicals, medical waste, and unusable equipment and supplies.


Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED.

Required Licensure/Certification: Certified as a CSPDT (Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician) or CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) within 1 year of hire.

Minimum Experience: None Required.

The pay range for this position is: $16.07 - $24.10 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Vail , Sterile Processing Technician, Other , Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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