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Sterile Processing Technician FT

Job ID: 57553-147 Date posted: 04/18/2024 Location: Golden, Colorado Facility: Golden Ridge Ortho Center LLC (12710)
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USPI Golden Ridge Surgery Center in Golden, CO is seeking a motivated Sterile Processing Techjoin our team. Golden Ridgeis a fast paced, multi-specialty ASC environment committed to producing the highest quality work and experience for patients and their families.  The facility consists of 4 OR’s and 2 procedure rooms.  Our specialties include Orthopedics and Pain Management.

Work Schedule: M-F, alternating shifts between morning, mid and late shifts. 

Job Summary: Responsible for cleaning and sterilizing all items pertinent to the operations of the center.

Job Title: Instrument Technician

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Materials Manager

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following.  Other duties may be assigned: 

  1. Coordinates and implements AMI standards and any other resources (IFU’s, SDSs, policies) for the sterilization of instruments and supplies.
  2. Can explain/give rationale/ for current practices.
  3. Can work independently and uses time wisely.
  4. Demonstrates good body mechanics.
  5. Speaks up to address practice issues.
  6. Coordinates the availability of instruments/supplies for cases as needed.
  7. Assures the adequate functioning and cleaning of all autoclaves and other sterilization/cleaning equipment.
  8. Maintains adequate supplies without waste that are needed for sterilization process.
  9. Maintains complete and accurate documentation.
  10. Facilitates turnover times to promote operating room efficiency.
  11. Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.
  12. Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance, and participates in emergency preparedness drills.
  13. Follows all equipment and safety guidelines, and is personally responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.
  14. Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.
  15. Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.
  16. Attends in-service training, required education, conferences, and meetings to learn new skills as required.
  17. Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
  18. Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center.
  19. Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.
  20. Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.

Salary Range - $21 - $27

USPI offers the following benefits, subject to employment status:
•    Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
•    Paid time off (vacation & sick leave) 
•    401k retirement plan
•    Paid holidays 
•    Health savings accounts, healthcare & dependent flexible spending accounts
•    Employee Assistance Program, Employee discount program
•    Voluntary benefits include pet insurance, legal insurance, accident and 
critical illness insurance, long-term care, elder & childcare, AD&D, auto & home insurance.



Required Skills:

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma/GED; completion of a Sterile Process Certification Program is preferred.  One to two years experience as an Instrument Technician in multiple specialties or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce.  If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date.  If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.   

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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