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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Sterile Proc Tech II in Atlanta, Georgia


Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Nursing Support professional. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®- recognized hospitals: Emory University Orthopedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

We’re looking for passionate nursing support professionals who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare is on the frontline of care in our hospitals and operate with a full complement of specialties and the ability to care for medically complex patients.

We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

Are YOU ready to join us?



  • Provides on-site support for the reprocessing of surgical instruments and sets to contracted facilities in compliance with the Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facility's goals and policies.

  • Supports daily operations of all activities that relate to the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations.

  • At the direction of the Manager may participate in new IMS employee orientation and on the job training. Understands and promotes concepts of the Lean work environment. Communicates in a professional manner to all hospital staff and company employees. Refers all decisions beyond personal scope of responsibilities to IMS leadership.

  • Reports broken instrumentation and equipment and communicates low par levels of SPD consumable supplies. Exhibits professional behavior in all personal, telephone and electronic communications.

  • Represents IMS, self and profession positively in all public arenas. Supports and adheres to IMS policies and procedures and supports policies and procedures of facility.

  • Adheres to IMS / facility dress requirements and is neat and well-groomed at all times.

  • Arrives at facility at the scheduled time and is consistently ready for work assignments. Participates in in-services and educational offerings provided by IMS in the facility.

  • Promotes best demonstrated practices with co-workers through open communication and continuous improvement of skills.

  • Follows chain of command within hospital and IMS regarding identified problems or issues to ensure proper communication and resolution. This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent, preferred.

  • Completion of a Sterile Processing/Surgical Technologist program preferred.

  • Basic computer skills and aptitude required. Active certification in sterile processing/central sterile via CBSPD or IAHCSMMor two years of experience in lieu of certification.

  • Extensive knowledge of instrumentation. Ability to act as a resource for staff in both SPD and OR regarding identification and assembly of specialty instruments and trays.

Ability to work daily in a fast-paced Healthcare Services environment.

  • Ability to perform tasks simultaneously while maintaining quality.

  • May be required to work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime hours.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk, see and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, push and/or pull up to 300 pounds on a cart or carriage.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to bio-hazardous material, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Details

Title, Salary: min- max/hour, The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity. This position is eligible for shift differentials.


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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Sterile Processing

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 114580

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 11p-7:30a

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.