The UWHC Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) Associate is an entry level position responsible for learning and performing effective and efficient decontamination, cleaning, sterilization, and reprocessing of patient equipment, surgical instruments, and medical supplies in support of all hospital and clinical areas. Working under the guidance of supervisors, senior workers and more experienced staff, the SPT Associate will gain the knowledge and skills to work independently in all job functions. This position performs under direct supervision. Work Schedule: 100% or 40 hours per week. Day shift, evening shift, or night shift positions may be available. If selected for an interview, shift preferences and availability will be discussed at that time. Weekend and Holiday rotation will be required. Multiple Levels: This position is being posted at multiple levels: Associate and Objective.
UW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Education High School Diploma or equivalent. Work Experience Licenses/Certifications Certification by CBSPD as a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician or IAHCSMM as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician is preferred. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Excellent communication, customer service, human relations and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and self motivated to complete duties in a timely manner. Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently. Basic mechanical ability. Ability to follow instructions. Basic mathematical skills. Basic judgment and logic skills. Knowledge of and ability to follow safety principles. Knowledge of the calendar. Ability to differentiate colors. Attention to detail and ability to stay on task.
Physical Requirements: Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.