Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
Responsibilities JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
The primary purpose of Sterile Processing is to assist in direct
patient care by ensuring the OR staff has correct, fully
functional, sterile instrumentation delivered in a timely manner
consistent with the highest standards of customer service. SPD
Techs are asked to perform the four basic departmental functions
(decontamination, prep and pack, sterilization, and dispatch) with
efficiency, expertise, and accuracy. Further, the manner in which
an SPD Tech will perform these duties will be characterized by
resourcefulness, determination, courtesy, and professionalism.
Techs are expected build and maintain a comprehensive body of
knowledge with respect to the standards and procedures associated
with the preparation, sterilization, storage, and delivery of
ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide quality customer service to all customers, including
2. Perform duties in a safe manner, to prevent injury to self,
patients, visitors or other hospital personnel.
3. Contribute to maintaining supplies and sterile items for use
throughout the hospital. Keeps department clean, neat, and well
4. Performs cleaning and decontamination duties. Works quickly
yet safely and thoroughly addresses all instrumentation taking into
account any unique cleaning demands.
5. Performs wrapping and packaging duties. Prioritizes work;
focuses on consistent throughput; accountable for knowledge and
expertise with respect to all instruments.
6. Performs sterilization and all monitoring activities
associated with it. Knowledgeable with respect to biological
monitoring; organized and efficient.
7. Performs dispatch duties. Polite and knowledgeable with all
OR staff; organized and efficient; ensures the department is
meeting all the OR's needs.
8. Contributes to all official departmental business in a
9. Displays behavior that is consistent with a thorough
understanding of the SPD Mission, Vision, and Values (see SPD
10. Other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications Required Education for Staff Job Levels
High school diploma or GED
Required Licensure and Certifications
CRCST certification required within one year of hire
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.
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.