Surgical Care Affiliates

Sterile Processing Clerk (FT) - Pacific Surgery Center

Job Locations US-WA-Poulsbo
# of Openings
1
Category
Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID
20310
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Full-time
Group Name
TGS

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Our Values:

Here at Pacific Surgery Center, we strongly believe in the worth of each individual. We believe that providing equal opportunities for all employees is both a moral responsibility and a good business practice. Additionally, we value:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Accuracy in our words and deeds
  • Compassionate care
  • Teamwork
  • Safety and Satisfaction of our patients

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Sterile Processing Clerk (Instrument Processing Technician) is responsible for maintaining instruments and equipment in an optimal fashion and preparing instrumentation, equipment, and sterile supplies for the surgical patient.

 

**This position is eligible for a sign on bonus. Amount is based on elected candidate experience.**

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Functions as an Instrument Processing Technician under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
  • Knowledge of sterilization procedures, aseptic technique, and maintenance and care of instruments and equipment.
  • Knowledge of standards and engages in practices and procedures of sterile technique.
  • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area, in appropriate sequence, for storage and/or processing.
  • Differentiates sterilization and disinfection methods required for specific instruments and equipment.
  • Cleans, wraps, sterilizes, and disinfects instruments and equipment and maintains the functions of the instrument processing area/department.
  • Responsible for crossover duties in other areas such as purchasing supplies and inventory management in proper areas according to facility policy and management guidance.

 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Understanding of sterilization and high-level disinfection technologies including industry standardized principles and practice in sterilization and disinfection required.
  • Prior experience in instrument processing preferred.
  • Prior experience as a surgical technologist/procedure technologist preferred.
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment required or documentation of current BCLS certification.
  • Certification in instrument processing is preferred.

 

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