UnityPoint Health Central Service Technician II in Rock Island, Illinois

Are you looking for entry level job opportunities in the medical field? Do you have interest in health care but don’t have any formal training? This position could be for you! This role provides on-the-job-training and multiple career advancement opportunities. If your long term goal is to become an RN, CNA, or a Surgical Technologist, you may qualify for tuition assistance. Apply to learn more!

This role cleans surgical instruments for all three campuses. You will get to learn the different responsibilities for decontamination, disinfection, inspection. You’ll learn how to assemble and sterilize reusable medical instruments, and equipment.

UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

Decontamination

  • Receives instruments for cleaning and decontamination.

  • Disassembles and separates all instruments properly.

  • Inspects for function and damage of instruments.

  • Operates all equipment and uses all appropriate chemicals provided.

  • Reports any damaged and/or malfunctioning surgical instruments.

  • Follows OSHA guidelines in regards to universal precautions and usage of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Instrumentation Assembly

  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately inspect and assemble instrument trays, according to count sheets.

  • Demonstrate the appropriate handling and care of surgical instruments.

  • Demonstrate the ability to verify the surgical sets are labeled correctly.

  • Ensure that all equipment/surgical sets are maintained per manufactures instructions.

  • Maintain and monitor sterilization records.

  • Inspect records for variances of temperature, time, pressure, and documents.

Dispensing

  • Demonstrates proper techniques when handling items.

  • Sorts sterile items for distribution to other departments.

  • Monitor the use of medical supplies and equipment.

Other

  • Displays positive attitudes towards all employees and fellow health care team members.

  • Builds personal accountability by accurate work performance.

  • Does weekly and monthly department cleaning when assigned.

  • Accepts responsibility for compliance with policies and procedures.

  • High School or GED Required

  • Must be able to read, write, and follow written and oral instructions in English.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Knowledge of Basic Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology is helpful, but not required.

  • Must be able to set priorities and react appropriately to different situations.

  • Must possess critical thinking skills and have the ability to work independently.

  • Must possess a strong desire to learn.

  • Multicultural sensitivity.

  • Must be able to work under strict time constraints.

  • Must be able to maintain confidential information.

Requisition ID: 2019-55805

Street: 2701 17th St

Name: 6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity

Name: Central Service

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 40 hours/week, 2nd Shift, 3:00pm-11:30pm, Call Rotation every 5th/6th Weekend

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org