Sterile Processing Technician
Full time, 80 hours per pay period, Night shifts
With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.
Store, process and issue supplies and instruments for use in the operating room and clinical hospital departments. Assist with the supply replenishment for the materials management operations within the surgery departments.
Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || email@example.com || 865-374-5391
A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Additional training in the nursing field is preferred. Working knowledge of aseptic technique is required. Must be able to read with comprehension and write legibly. Must be capable of understanding and following instructions provided on the proper care of surgical instruments, endoscopes, drills, and all items cleaned and processed for surgery. Must possess critical thinking skills pertinent to the sterile processing environment. Computer skills with hardware/software preferred.
For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.
Six months' previous experience in the workroom is preferred.
None is required.
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