SPD Technician

Northern Light Health
Job Description

Come join the team at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine! We are seeking SPD Technicians. To view the complete job description, requirements and to apply today, go to: http://bit.ly/SPDTechEMMC. You can also contact the Talent Acquisition Department toll free 1-844-364-4473 with any questions.


JOB SUMMARY
Reprocesses and terminally sterilizes surgical & medical instruments and equipment.


MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Graduate or Equivalent
The Technician must be able to pass the national certification test for sterile processing technicians, once reaching eligibility (1-2 years of experience depending on hire date) and to maintain that certification through successful completion of offered continuing education units.

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED
Basic knowledge of biology to understand infection control and medical terminology relating to instrument decontamination, sterilization and packaging procedures; the ability to identify, by name and surgical specialty, a large variety of surgical instruments; the ability to prioritize workload; the ability to deal positively with a variety of customers, oftentimes in highly stressful situation; the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting. The Technician must recognize the professional responsibility for maintaining instrumentation, equipment and supplies for all Operating Rooms and all other departments served by Sterile Processing. Failure to do so can compromise patient care, staff and physician satisfaction, and the cost of business.

 

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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