Job Description

The Sterile Process Tech is directly responsible for ensuring surgical instruments and equipment is sterilized using proper procedures and ensuring standards are met.

 

The Sterile Process Tech is responsible for requisitioning all autoclaving supplies, instruments and implantable devices used in the daily operation of the department and equipment used in patient care. Performs all aspects of the sterilization process including decontamination, assembly, packaging and the biological and chemical monitoring of the sterilizers and thorough documentation of the processes and results.

 

The Sterile Process Tech acts as an important resource to the operating room staff and performs other job duties relevant to the position assigned.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Completion of certification course as a Sterile Processing Technician strongly preferred.

Experience:

Previous experience with surgical instruments/equipment processing and terminology preferred.

Skills:

Ability to follow written/oral instructions and established procedures, and to give/receive oral and written communication. 

Ability to learn and retrain information. 

Basic computer skills. 

Ability to learn Sterile Processing computer systems. 

Licenses/Certifications:        None required. 

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has one urgent care facility, a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to fostering a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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