Providence Health & Services Sterile Supply Technician in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Sterile Supply Technician (Central Distribution Sterile Supplies, Nights, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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In this position you will:
Customer Service: Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.
Communication: Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.
Self Management: Demonstrates self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.
Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.
Teamwork: Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.
Flexibility: Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.
Inventories selected supplies weekly or as assigned and maintains adequate stock level.
Washes, sorts and assembles necessary supplies and instruments required to complete specific job functions in decontam and/or case cart area.
Correctly inspects and folds linens and supplies used in preparation for sterile pack assembly.
As assigned, prepares items for sterilizer loads, properly operates various types of gas sterilizers and aerators, gas plasma sterilizers, steam sterilizers in accordance with policies and procedures.
Accurately prepares sterilizer load records and other documentation, which may be required.
Complies with BSI Standards/OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen regulations. Wears required personal protective equipment (i.e. goggles, gown and gloves).
Consistently meets quantity and quality of work as specified in checklists, inventory sheets and/or schedules and/or PPL’s.
Performs other duties requested by the supervisor.
Performs transportation of SPD instrumentation/patient care items for and from patient care areas as assigned.
Able to pick cases/carts for next day surgical and patient care areas as assigned.
Operates instrument washing and ultrasonic cleaning equipment.
Handles all instrumentation and equipment according to established policies and procedures.
Maintains work area in an organization, efficient manner.
Handles sterile supplies properly to prevent contamination.
Labels instruments/sets correctly including proper sterilization method and initials.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
1 year of experience in Central Processing.
Medical terminology experience.
Acceptable references from former employer(s).
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)
Req ID: 301446