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Catholic Health Initiatives Sterile Processing Technician in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Sterile Processing Technician

CHI Memorial ChattanoogaChattanooga, Tennessee

Requisition ID 2021-194878 Employment Type Full Time Department Sterile Processing Hours/Pay Period 75 Shift Evening Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (3:00pm-11:00pm) Remote No Category Technician (Surgical, CV, Scrub, GI, EEG)

Overview

CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

Responsibilities

Surgery can be very scary for a patient. It’s our job to make sure surgical instruments are ready for use when needed. Our Sterile Processing Techs ensure that our instruments are sterile and clean while confirming equipment needed works properly. If you are a Sterile Processing Tech and want to start a new career with an amazing group of healthcare professionals, see below what it takes to join our team.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare surgical instruments by ensuring the equipment is clean and sterile

  • Clean, assemble, wrap, and sterilize instrumentation used for surgery

  • Handles and processes surgical decontamination according to established policy/procedure

  • Serves as a preceptor in training and orientation of fellow staff members and students

Qualifications

  • High school graduate

  • Preferred- Certified Sterile processing, Central Sterile Program graduate, Surgical Tech Student, or Sterile processing work experience

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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