SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
North Suburban Medical Center
North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colorado. Just 10 minutes north of Denver. North Suburban Medical Center has established a reputation as a facility responsive to patient and community expectations. Our mission, vision, and values were developed as guides so that we continuously understand and respond to our patient and community expectations. We are committed to Patient Safety. Our Mission: To Serve. To Heal. To Care. Our Values: North Suburban’s core values are designed to guide our organization in its commitment to serve, to heal and to care for you. We believe safety and quality of care are the keystones of our work. We treat each other and our patients with compassion and respect. We are honest and ethical in all we say and do. We demonstrate our commitment to excellence by persistently exploring growth and improvement opportunities. We exceed the expectations of our patients, families and the community. We accomplish our mission and vision through collaboration and teamwork. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technologists, pharmacists, residents, dietitians, and support staff is dedicated to ensuring patients receive the highest standard of patient care and comfort.
- The Surgical Instrument Technician will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform work processes of the department including decontamination, processing, sterilization and distribution of instruments, trays and supplies to the Operating Room and other Patient Care Departments in the hospital.
- The Surgical Instrument Technician is experienced in all aspects of steam and chemical sterilization.
- The Surgical Instrument Technician may rotate to other than his/her normally assigned department and will perform only those duties for which he/she has demonstrated competency. The Surgical Instrument Technician performs delegated duties consistent with his/her scope of practice.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Central Sterile certification preferred, BCLS certification preferred.
Education: Central Sterile technical training course is preferred.
Experience: 1-2 years experience as a Central Sterile Technician is preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Demonstrates good organizational skills and adheres to all departmental patient safety initiatives. Performs procedures accurately and displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.