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Children's Hospital Colorado Instrument/Sterile Processing Technician in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years.Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists,researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of childhealth. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebratedhistory, we're making new strides every day.We've been Magnet-designated three times by the American NursesCredentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the nation's top10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News .and. World Report.As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families fromall over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals,12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.We need your expertise.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it'sdifferent. Do you have what it takes?Additional InformationDepartment: Sterile ProcessingHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: 7:00am-3:30pm, works every 4th weekendJob OverviewThe Instrument/Sterile Processing Technician provides an essential role inpatient safety and infection control by ensuring surgical instruments,endoscopes and patient care equipment is decontaminated, reprocessed andmaintained. The Technician operates several types of surgical instrumentsterilizers and decontamination equipment.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENo Direct Patient CareESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Performs all essential equipment processing functions including issuing outall par levels that have been set for the floors.Performs decontamination functions for all durable medical equipment as wellas all surgical instruments from the Operating Room (OR).Performs sterile processing functions with a variety of types of sterilizationmethods.Participates in professional education and growth opportunities within SterileProcessing.Precepts new employees.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring thebenefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make thechange successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in atimely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within andacross work groups to achieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work groupachieve its goals.COMMUNICATION - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely toindividuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand andretain the message; listening actively to others.CUSTOMER ORIENTATION - Placing a high priority on the internal or externalcustomer's perspective when making decisions and taking action;implementing service practices that meet the customers' and ownorganization's needs.DIVERSITY .and. INCLUSIVITY - Is sensitive to cultural diversity, race,gender, and other individual differences in the workforce; recognizes thevalue of diverse perspectives and experiences and fosters a work environmentreflective of the community at large.DECISION MAKING - Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities bygathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitativeinformation; choosing the best course of action by establishing cleardecision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and makingtimely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts andconstraints and opti