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Sterile Supply Technician, Full Time - Day Shift (183801-087) - Sterile Processing Technician

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Sterile Supply Technician, Full Time - Day Shift (183801-087)The Sterile Supply Technician will clean, sterilize, decontaminate and assemble equipment, supplies, and instruments according to prescribed procedures and techniques. Wraps, labels, and seals instruments and supplies in preparation to autoclaving. Maintains inventories and provides to appropriate department heads.

The Sterile Supply Technician will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Sterile Supply Technician will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

The Sterile Supply Technician will:

* Decontaminate, assemble, sterilize and store procedure trays, instruments and supplies according to aseptic technique in adherence to safety and infection control standards
* Provide supplies and equipment to patient care areas
* Identify and address missing or broken equipment for repair or replacement
* Identify instruments for re-processing upon shelf-life expiration
* Perform quality assurance and biological tests on equipment and processes
* Document activities and quality test results
* Maintain inventories and provides to appropriate department heads.
* Educate new employees on the sterilization process.
* Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Required Experience

* High school diploma or equivalent required.
* National (CBSPD) or International (IAHCSMM) certification is strongly desired
* Minimum 3 years of experience with thorough knowledge of aseptic technique, sterilization techniques and procedures, and infection control.
* Ability to maintain compliance with industry standards and guidelines.
* Proficient verbal and written communication skills
* Basic computer skills including inventory management software

Reporting Relationships

Reports directly to Manager, Infection Prevention

Working Conditions

* Works in all areas of the facility, moving throughout the day
* Is subject to handling of and exposure to hazardous wastes and chemicals

About Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is the first-ever "translational" research hospital where clinicians, scientists, innovators and technologists work together to advance Human Ability.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , Sterile Supply Technician, Full Time - Day Shift (183801-087) - Sterile Processing Technician, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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