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Sterile Processing Technician I

Job ID: 1490
Posting Date: Nov 2, 2022
Shift: Day
Work Environment: On Site
Job Family: Licensed Technical
FTE: 1.0 FT
Location: Pensacola, FL

Job Description

The Sterile Processing Technician I, under the supervision of the supervisor and manager, utilizes surgical instrumentation knowledge to provide the correct instrumentation for the operating room and other procedural areas. This position works to disassemble, clean, sterilize, and store procedure trays, instruments, and supplies. This position works primarily in the SPD area but maybe competent to work in a surgical technician position if required.


Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the Sterile Processing Department as defined in the scope of service to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed. Performs all responsibilities/duties required as a Scrub Tech as defined in the scope of service to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed. Carries out routine and assigned tasks of inspecting case carts, instruments, and supplies, and storing items in the appropriate place in the SPD. Acquires needed items and delivers them to the operating room. Cleans and restocks the sterile core. Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.


Minimum Education
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required

Minimum Work Experience
  • 1-3 years Sterile processing experience in a operating room Preferred

Licenses and Certifications
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS) American Heart Association Required
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCS) Required
  • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) Preferred
  • Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) Preferred

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of anatomy related to procedures.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to seek and accept direction and clarification from others.
  • Ability to lift and move trays of instruments, up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to promote a positive team environment
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology.

About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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