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Sterile Supply Tech I

at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Summary This position is eligible for a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus! MaineHealth employees with more than 3 months of separation are eligible. Current MaineHealth employees are not eligible. Position Summary Responsible for the preparation of standard and special instrument kits for the operating room as well as all nursing units and outside subsidiaries. Sorts, inspects, and assembles instruments for specific areas. Inspects all instruments for damage; tests special air power instruments and performs minor maintenance. Packages and wraps instruments for the operating room, nursing units and outside subsidiaries as well as pulmonary and anesthesia equipment and supplies for processing. May operate specialized sterilizing equipment. Responsible for established procedures and techniques. Must reach Sterile Supply tech II status between six (6) months and one (1) year after hire date by passing the appropriate competency exam(s). Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education: Ability to read, write and perform arithmetic calculations in order to complete records, charges and logs; basic knowledge of biology to understand infection control and medical terminology; and general educational development necessary to comprehend and implement complex procedures related to instrument sterilization and packaging at a level normally acquired through completion of a high school education. License/Certifications: N/A Experience: N/A Knowledge of instrument decontamination, sterilization and packaging procedures; and ability to identify large variety of instruments and patient care equipment at a level normally acquired through twelve months on-the-job training. Manual dexterity necessary to grasp and handle a variety of small, delicate instruments and sound eye-hand coordination in order to adjust and assemble instruments and equipment. Physical abilities necessary to walk and stand almost constantly and to frequently lift and carry trays and supplies weighing up to twenty-five pounds. Communication skills necessary to work well with others and respond to requests from internal and external customers. Additional Information With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it. We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family. MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today. Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland. MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
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Job Posting: 1045301

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Apr 09, 2024

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