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Sterile Supply Tech I

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Summary

Inside and out, you'll find what you're looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

This position is eligible for up to a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus-prorated for part-time roles. MaineHealth employees with more than 3 months of separation are eligible. Current MMC and MaineHealth employees are not eligible.

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  • 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



        MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!



        MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org



        At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.



        With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.


        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.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Sterile Supply Tech I, Other , Portland, Maine

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