Endoscopy Instrument Technician
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: June 23, 2022
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competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll
discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect,
and most importantly, a life-changing career!
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Sterile processing technicians are vital to safe and efficient care
delivery in the perioperative environment and are responsible for
ensuring all surgical instruments are safe for use. Responsible for
performing advanced, complex, multistep processes and delegated
activities to support the operating room team in the care of the
surgical patient and various procedural areas within the hospital.
Cleaning, packaging and re-processing of re-usable surgical
equipment, instrumentation and scopes; per manufacturer's
guidelines. Maintaining inventory and storage of processed
supplies. Meeting the needs of the surgical team through support of
activities in the sterile core. Responsibilities include:
decontamination, assembly, sterilization, quality assurance
testing, and storage.
Central Service technicians work in compliance with best practices
and standards established by: The Joint Commission, AAMI, IAHSCMM,
AORN, OSHA, DOT, WHO, FDA, EPA, and HIPPA.
- High school diploma or GED required.
- A minimum of one year of instrumentation experience OR
graduation from an accredited and/or hospital approved sterile
processing program and eligible to sit for certification through
IAHSCMM or CBSPD.
Knowledge of specific sterilization modalities and complex advanced
processing systems including: gravity displacement, dynamic
air-removal, low temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma and
Ethylene oxide, DSD, CER, Pass Through Medivator Advantage, Astra
Tee, GUS, Scope Buddy Plus, Aqua Sink, process and efficacy
testing, and cutting edge specialty trial and multi service
instrumentation and trays is preferred. Knowledge of High, Low and
Intermediate disinfection levels is preferred.
Progressive computer knowledge for advanced computerized instrument
tracking systems, sterilization, assembly case information,
inventory management and individual productivity data is
Knowledge of progressive computer technology, human anatomy,
surgical terminology, infection control, microbiology, and safety
and risk control is preferred. Proven interpersonal skills
(including ability to receive and give constructive feedback),
effective and concise verbal and written communication skills and
ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Internal applicants are required to attach their three most recent
On call required on weekends
License or certification
- Certification through IAHSCMM or CBSPD is required within one
year of hire and maintained thereafter.
$18.05 - $24.76 / hour
Hours / Pay period
Monday through Friday.
Schedule rotates with hours either
Position is based in Scottsdale and will rotate to Phoenix campus 1
out of every 6 weeks. Hours will vary on Phoenix campus from 0730 -
1830 (8 hour shifts).
On call - Rotating weekends 8am - 5pm.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant
investments in both the physical and technological future of health
care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in
Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities.
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and
Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as
the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million
residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny
"desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst
of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to
live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of
culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and
collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's
desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement
of sports and recreation.
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic
is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the
diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any
employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the
LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to
access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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