The backbone of our care team, you will greatly impact the work of our clinicians and physicians as well as improve our patients’ experiences.
Sterile Processing Technician II
Los Angeles, California
In this role, you will decontaminate, clean, package, sterilize, store, and distribute medical/surgical equipment and supplies in accordance with CDC, OSHA, EPA, AAMI, Title 22, APIC, SGNA, and JC guidelines as required.
At least two years of experience as a sterile processing technician working in a Sterile Processing Department in an acute hospital or as a surgical technician with two years of recent experience working in a Sterile Processing Department in an acute hospital
A high school diploma or GED
Completion of an accredited Sterile Processing Program including 400 clinical hours or a Surgical Technician program
Sterile Processing or Surgical Technician National Certification
Basic knowledge of instrument processing techniques, including but not limited to decontamination, assembly, and sterilization
Knowledge of Sterile Processing Department Policies and Procedures
The ability to articulate on soaps and detergents, methods of packaging, types of sterilization methods and parameters, infection control practices, high-level disinfection practices, and safe practices in the Sterile Processing Department
Knowledge of medical, nursing, and surgical supplies and equipment
The ability to distinguish colors and hear audible alarms
The ability to multitask and prioritize in a stressful environment
Basic computer skills
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 944178.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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As America's largest nonprofit health plan, serving over 9 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia, we're driven by the needs of our patients and our responsibility to the communities we serve. We recruit high-caliber individuals and provide them with a positive work environment, outstanding facilities and resources, competitive wages, and exceptional benefits. If you believe quality of care and quality of life go hand in hand, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.