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Virginia Mason Memorial Central Services Technician I in Yakima, Washington

All staff members at Yakima Valley Memorial must be in compliance with the Vaccination Policy, which includes the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, by their first day of employment.

ROLE SUMMARY The Central Services Technician is responsible for processing, disinfection, storing and distribution of supplies and equipment in a prompt, reliable manner as needed for efficient and safe patient care.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Experience: One year of hospital experience in the technical aspects of Central Services preferred. Operating Room, workroom, i.e. concepts of asepsis, mechanical operation of equipment preferred. Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Certified Registered Central Services Technician (CRCST) within two years of employment through the International Association of Hospital Central Service Materials Management correspondence course preferred.

ABOUT US:

Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.

We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.

As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

“Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”

  • Carries out procedures accepted by current public health regulations for cleaning, disinfecting, wrapping, sterilizing, storing and dispensing of supplies and equipment.

  • Keeps post procedure supplies separated from clean or sterile supplies and equipment.

  • Follows specified procedure for sterilizer monitoring; cleans and operates the sterilizers according to established procedures.

  • Responsible that the principles of asepsis and technical knowledge are applied to all aspects of department.

  • Inspires confidence by performing and communicating in a highly professional manner at all times.

  • Through attitude and example, demonstrates Yakima Valley Memorial’s expectations for customer service.

  • Performs and records quality assurance functions as necessary.

  • Consistently adheres to hospital infection control and standard precautions.

  • Produces work with minimal clerical/charting errors, including omissions.

  • Maintains accurate inventory of supplies and equipment.

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