Sterile Processing Tech-Non Certified
WestCare Health System - Sylva, NC

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Summary: The Sterile Processing Technician (SP Tech) holds accountability to provide and assure that medical/surgical supplies and equipment, both sterile and non-sterile, are cleaned, prepared, processed, stored and distributed appropriately for patient care use. Education High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Previous SPD experience desired.

Certifications : Certified Sterile Processing Technician is preferred.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and move at least 40 pounds. Ability to see colors, see at least 1 mm squares. Ability to hear and distinguish heart, lung, and bowel sounds. Ability to reach overhead. Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations. Ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal media. Ability to move an operate equipment and carry supplies. Ability to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.

Working Environment: Potential exposure to patients who may be physically or verbally abusive. Potential exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials. This position may require the use of personal protective equipment during several patient and equipment related activities. Occasionally exposed to noise and unpleasant odors. Often works long hours, participates in the call schedule which requires working during the evening and night hours as required.

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