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Sterile Processing Coordinator (FT) - Hawthorn Surgery Center

Company: Surgery Care Affiliates
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCAs 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit .
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits
Positive work culture

Career growth opportunities

Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance eligible on Day 1 of employment

Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays

Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits

Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance

Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities
The Sterile Processing Clerk is responsible for performing the responsibilities of instrument cleaning, processing, and sterilization in accordance with manufacturer recommendations; maintain appropriate logs to meet regulatory and sterilization standards.
Key Responsibilities :
Cleans and assembles instrument trays for sterilization

Sorts, wraps packages and appropriately labels instruments and supplies

Makes substitutions for damaged and missing instruments

Sterilizes supplies via autoclave following manufacturers and facility standards

Checks sterile items for expiration dates and rotates stock

Reports lost instruments to supervisor

Observes appropriate standards for cleaning and sterilizing contaminated items

Monitors autoclaves for proper temperature and working order and reports any malfunctions to supervisor and/or representatives responsible for service and maintenance

Certification in sterile processing

2 years experience as a sterile processing technician

Ability to work within the team

Physical stamina required

Good communication skills
SCA requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. SCA will also adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as related company policy. When required, SCA will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facilitys success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.
EEO Statement
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Locations US-IL-Vernon Hills
# of Openings 1
Category Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID 18392
Telecommute No
Employee Type Regular
Employee Status Full-time
Group Name Legacy

Keywords: Surgery Care Affiliates, Arlington Heights , Sterile Processing Coordinator (FT) - Hawthorn Surgery Center, Healthcare , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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