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UnityPoint Health Sterile Processing Tech-Sterile Processing-Grinnell in Grinnell, Iowa

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, responsible for the efficient and timely management of instruments, supplies and equipment resources. Instrument care includes staffing the decontamination, cleaning, prep/pack, sterilization, delivery, and storage. Supply management includes requisitioning; receiving, storage, and building case carts.

Supply Coordination

• Performs cleaning, disinfecting, and decontamination duties on medical instrumentation and equipment.

• Sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies. Perform quality indicators including but not limited to biologicals, process challenge devices, chemical indicators, and process monitoring. Maintains sterilization records for all processes.

• Assembles instruments, instrument trays, and packs including documentation.

• Receives, issues, stores, and distributes supplies with accurate documentation.

• Assures proper storage of sterile supplies and equipment using first in first out rotation and periodic outdating.

• Assembles case carts accurately and in a timely manner giving priority to emergency and next day cases.

• Fills supply and instrument order requests as received from other areas.

• Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

• Maintains inventory supply levels.

• Properly sterilizes instruments and equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions for use.

• Delivers high quality care demonstrating knowledge and skills of the sterile processing specialty in accordance with established guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of care.


• High School Graduate or GED equivalent.

• Central Service/Materials management course preferred.


• Must have the ability to learn and manage multiple tasks and to learn basic computer skills.

• Previous sterile processing or surgical services experience preferred.


• Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

• CRCST certification preferred.

Requisition ID: 2020-79967

Street: 210 4th Ave

Name: 3220 UnityPoint Health Grinnell Regional Medical Center

Name: Sterile Processing

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .8

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 8 hour shifts, 4 shifts per week, week days worked may vary due to work load. Day shift hours.

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