The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for the disinfection, sterilization, preparation and documentation of surgical instrumentation. Successful candidates will be detailed oriented with proven sterile processing experience. In this role, you will perform repetitive work in a fast-paced environment with state of the art disinfection & sterilization equipment. You will be responsible for working in all operational aspects of sterile processing to include but not limited to; Decontamination, Prep & Pack, Sterilization, Sterile Storage, Case Cart management. You will be responsible for quality assurance testing and validation of all disinfection & sterilization equipment. You will perform inventory control and will need to be very detailed oriented and processed driven.
The University of Kansas Health System Sterile Processing Department reprocesses approximately 2.1 million instrument sets and over 7 million individual instruments annually. Sterile Processing’s focus is Quality and Efficiency and continuously develops process improvement initiatives through process optimization and ongoing education. Sterile Processing prides themselves on training and developing their staff while providing support for one another in achieving their career goals.
Our Mission is to deliver world-class care to patients with complex conditions, even the most rare. We are continually raising the bar on quality of care and are working towards our vision to lead the nation in caring, healing, teaching, and discovering. We are a Magnet Designated Hospital who is ranked amongst the best by U.S. News and World Report and the only NCI Designated Cancer Center in the region.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.