Sterile Supply Technician-Surgery FT Evenings
Catholic Health Initiatives - Des Moines, IA

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Job Summary:
Inspect, prepare and assemble surgical instruments and related equipment, sterile for dispensing.

Essential Duties:
Consistently responds to departmental and inter-departmental needs in a prompt, accurate, clear, and precise manner (i.e., filling and dispensing requested supplies, instruments, equipment, etc.).

Consistently inspects the integrity of implant packaging to ensure sterility.

Assembles implant sets, specialty carts, and trays with minimal assistance.

Consistently processes, checks, and labels implants in a timely, accurate, and legible manner with minimal assistance.

Consistently inspects instruments for sharpness, deterioration, alignment, and cleanliness. Inspects all serration and cannulations according to policy.

Understands the importance of precisely following guidelines for decontamination and loading amp washer as outlined by policy and procedure.

Demonstrates understanding of basic principles of all types of sterilization methods used and operates/maintains sterilizers according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.


High School diploma or equivalent required.

None required.

BLS preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers


Materials Management/Supply Chain

Primary Location

IA-Des Moines-Mercy Medical Center



Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period


Weekends Required

Every Third


Full Time

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For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...