Experience a rewarding and fulfilling career with Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:
Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
Teamwork toward our common goal – providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization
Mercyhealth Trauma Center (MHTC) Sterilization
Full Time: 40hrs/week. Day/PM shift
Every other weekend and Holiday rotation
Essential duties and Responsibilities
Follows department procedures and manufacturers' written instructions for use (IFU) to perform the following duties with exceptional accuracy:
Interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work
Establishing and communicating performance expectations, monitoring and appraising staff performance
rewarding and disciplining employees and addressing complaints and resolving problems and conflicts
Manages department policies and procedures
Conducts in-services for department staff
Uses LEAN principles to manage department consumable supplies inventory and assist with managing the Clean Core perpetual inventory.
Acts as a resource for the OR with regard to handling, reprocessing, and storage of surgical instrumentation
Collaborates with OR regarding loaner, new, damaged, or otherwise special instrumentation and supplies. Maintains a working knowledge of all surgical instrumentation and all technical competencies of the Sterile Processing Tech role.
Performs duties of Sterile Processing Tech
Oversees quality monitoring processes and prepares monthly QA summary reports.
Completes at least 10 credit hours of continuing education per year.
Performs all duties with a commitment to excellence in quality and customer service.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent
Five years of Sterile Processing or OR/Surgical Technician work experience
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Certified Registered Central Service Technician through IAHCSMM required, or obtained within first 12 months
Special Physical Demands
The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Function of the position with or without accommodations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear, stoop and crouch; use hands to feel, handle, and manipulate; lift up to 50 pounds; push and pull up to 200 pounds. Specific sensory abilities that the employee must rely on include color vision, near vision, depth perception, and sense of hot and cold.
EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.
Internal Number: 19644
At Mercyhealth, we don’t simply hire people – instead, we empower talented, dedicated healthcare professionals to provide the highest quality patient care possible with a passion for making lives better. Our non-profit, vertically integrated health care organization consists of 6 major hospitals, 70+ clinics, and more than 8,000 employee-partners to serve patients throughout Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin Our successful Culture of Excellence strategies have made Mercyhealth a health care leader in the region.
We have been:
• Ranked #1 in the nation on the AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50 list
• Named one of the Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mother magazine
• Named a Top 50 Companies and 10 Nonprofits for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives
But perhaps most importantly, our partners receive the tools, resources, and people to establish a rewarding work-life balance that enables them to truly make a positive impact on the lives of our patients. Our partners also receive a variety of professional and personal development opportunities including:
• Competitive compensation and benefits packages
• Generous PTO acc...ruals
• Tuition and certification reimbursement
• Career advancement and educational opportunities
• Annual recognition/awards events
• Partner appreciation days
• Family entertainment/attractions discount
• Community service/improvement opportunities
We hope you’ll consider becoming the newest member of the Mercyhealth family and join our passion for making lives better!