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Sterile Processing Tech ATRMC

Req #: 8255
Entity: Asante Three Rivers Medical Center
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Department: Sterile Processing
Shift: Variable Hours/Variable Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.000001
Schedule: On Call
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Sterile Processing Tech ATRMC

Additional Position Information:

For this role, both Certified and non-certified Sterile Processing Tech candidates will be considered. Requirements for each level noted below. Non-certified techs will have the opportunity to obtain their certification (see details below). Salary is based on level of position, qualifications, and years of relevant experience.

  • Certified Techs start at $18.90 and up - depending on experience
  • Non-certified Techs start at $16.66 and up - depending on experience

In both the certified and non-certified positions, you will make extra money per hour (shift differentials) when working swing, night, and weekend hours!


Why Asante

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

Position Summary

Following infection control practices and aseptic techniques, the Sterile Processing Tech is responsible for disassembling, cleaning, decontaminating and reassembling all instrument trays, sets, medical surgical supplies and equipment. They also complete sterile preparation, sterilization, storage and distribution of all the aforementioned items that are required for the care of the patients.

Qualifications

Requirements for Certified Sterile Processing Tech:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate as needed for the position
  • Knowledge of sterilization practices, instrumentation, decontamination processes, medical/surgical supplies and patient related equipment, to include knowledge of surgical instrument trays, sets, and single instruments

ONE of the following is required:

  • CSPDT: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, or
  • CRCST: Certified Registered Central Service Technician

Requirements for NON-certified Sterile Processing Tech:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate as needed for the position is required for both certified and non-certified positions
  • Previous experience in a customer service field exhibiting excellence in teamwork and communication

Certification Opportunity! As a Sterile Processing Tech at Asante, after completing 400 hours of on-the-job training in the Sterile Processing department - and with Manager approval - you would have the opportunity to take a Sterile Processing Certification course through IAHCSSM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management also known as HSPA-Healthcare Sterile Processing Association). This online course will be paid for by Asante (a $400 Value) and the employee will be responsible for just the cost of the test (approximately $125.00). Upon completing the course and passing the test, you would be eligible for an additional $1.50 per hour increase!!

What We Offer Our Flexible Workforce (Per diem/On-call)

  • Competitive starting wage
  • An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)
  • Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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