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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Sterile Proc Technician in Decatur, Georgia


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11pm - 7:30am/ Full Time/ 40 Hours

Salary range -$16.25-$30.02

We're seeking a Sterile Processing Technician for Emory Decatur Hospital, responsible for being a capable certified technician who cares about the quality of their work an ensuring the safety and care for all patients.

This individual will:

  • 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.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 IAHCSMM or 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.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties.

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ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Sterile Processing & Distr

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 131131

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 11p-7:30a

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $17.95/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $24.86/Hr.

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.