Central Sterilization Tech - Tri-State Surgery CenterMedical Associates, Dubuque, IA
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Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.
Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice. Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.
In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.
Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.
Tri-State Surgery Center is seeking a full-time Certified Central Sterilization Tech. Our ideal candidate is someone who is energetic, self-motivated, enjoys working independently, has excellent communication skills. Experience in the health filed required, Sterilization Tech certification preferred but we are willing to work with the right candidate and provide certification.
Schedule: Monday - Friday, hours vary between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm so flexibility is required. 40 hours/week, full-benefits eligible.
Location: Tri-State Surgery Center, 1500 Associates Drive, Dubuque
Performs proper cleaning, sterilization, and storage of instrumentation between uses and when newly purchases.
Maintains instruments and supplies in accordance with written policies and procedures that are in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and by the recommendations of the manufacturers. (IFU’s). Able to track and review items in electronic database.
Prints preference cards and pulls cases for the following days procedures, including prioritizing any instruments needs.
Assists with the development, monitoring, and record keeping of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas. Monitoring includes but is not limited to mechanical, chemical and biological testing of the sterilization process.
All instruments (newly purchased, brought in from vendors and/or used during a surgical procedure are washed, and sterilized or disinfected according the manufacture instructions for use (IFU’s).
Assists material coordinator with receiving of supplies.
Perform routine cleaning and orderliness of the central sterilization area.
Complete all other assigned projects and duties.
Experience: One to three years of similar or related experience.
Education: Equivalent to a high school education. Central Sterilization Service Tech certification preferred but not required.
Interpersonal Skills: Normal courtesy dealing with others is required. Work involves minimal
contacts, usually within the organization. Contact usually involving routine, nonsensitive issues.
Other Skills: Ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced environment and work independently with limited direction, strong time management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Use and operate a variety of medical equipment and instruments. Use personal protection equipment including gloves, gowns, goggles and face masks/shields. Comprehension of medical terminology.
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Paid Sick Leave
|Years of Experience||1-2 Years|