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Fairview Health Services Sterile Processing Technician in Woodbury, Minnesota

Overview

Woodwinds Health Campus opened its 86-bed hospital in August 2000. Located on 30 acres of pristine wetlands in Woodbury, MN, it’s the only hospital in the southeast metro area. Woodwinds provides convenient, comprehensive and quality health care for the community. You’ll find the services you need all in one location. We're known for attention to detail — and attention to patients — and the calming ambiance is enhanced by the surrounding woods and wetlands.

Woodwinds is unique asour nurses practice a holistic model of care, recognizing the importance of body, mind and spirit in the healing process. Integrative therapies are designed to enhance, not replace, traditional therapeutic measures such as pain medication, exercise and therapy.

This is for a full time night position, including every other weekend. Enrollment in a sterile processing program before start is required. .

This is a fully benefit eligible position!

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Performs manual decontamination to remove organic and inorganic materials from reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment

  • Performs manual decontamination and disinfection of patient care equipment (e.g. infusion and DVT devices) and carts, etc

  • Performs visual post-decontamination inspection of reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment to verify they are free of organic and inorganic materials, they are complete and they function properly

  • Assembles surgical and non-surgical instrument sets and equipment systems

  • Performs package enclosure, using peel pouches and rolls, sterile wrapping, rigid containment systems and other enclosure methods

  • Performs biological and chemical testing as appropriate for high-level disinfection and sterilization systems

  • Operates automated processing equipment such as instrument washers, sterilizers, biological incubators, heat sealers and other commonly used automated, non-automated and electronic equipment in sterile processing

  • Completes legal sterilization and high-level disinfection records, and other records, checklists and forms

  • Assembles surgical case carts. with sterile processed and sterile product supplies

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Requires successful completion of a Sterile Processing, Surgical Technician or commitment to enroll in a sterile processing program and complete within the first 24 months of employment

  • CSPDT certification or CRCST certification required upon hire or within the first 24 months of employment

Preferred:

  • 1 year experience working in an Acute Care facility preferred

  • Sterile processing experience

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-36555

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Other

Location HealthEast Clinic-Woodwinds

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Sterile Processing

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