In Central Oregon you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the warmer months. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. Whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget.
St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,600 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals. We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.
The Central Processing Technician - Non-Certified at St. Charles Health System (SCHS) is responsible for assembling case carts for surgeries, as well as cleaning, decontaminating, assembling, sterilizing, and distributing equipment and instruments used within the hospital. This position does not directly manage any caregivers.
(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)
Case cart and procedure preparation
Equipment operation and inspection
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Education: High school diploma or GED required.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current certification in Sterile Processing (ex. IAHCSMM or CBSPD) preferred, but not required. IAHCSMM or CBSPD Sterile Processing Certification required within six months after meeting minimum hour requirements for test
Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Experience: Experience in sterile processing, health care materials management, operating room, and/or patient care preferred.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE) prior to employment.