Sterile Supply Tech I
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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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.
What does a Sterile Supply Tech do? CLICK FMI
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
Must reach Sterile Supply tech II status between six (6) months and
one (1) year after hire date by passing the appropriate competency
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.
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
Communication skills necessary to work well with others and respond
to requests from internal and external customers.
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
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
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