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Sterilization Technician

Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
Responsible for Processing and Sterilizing all instruments in the Dental School for daily use. Decontaminates, prepares, packages, and processes surgical instruments and supplies for sterilization according to departmental procedures and manufacturers recommendations. Generates students schedule and set up instruments available for patients' appointments, ensuring materials are clean and functional. Disinfects equipment for dispensing. Wrap, Tag and Sterilize instruments for immediate use. Reports defective and or missing instruments as well as equipment-Replacing instruments as needed. Also report equipment for repairs or replacements. Maintain Equipment Manuals for inspection if needed complying with ANSI/AAMI standards by following parameters with continuous use of daily sterilization logs and spore tests on a continuous basis.
High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
Medical experience Preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to operate sterilization equipment upon training.
Manual Dexterity skills.
Good interpersonal relationship skills.
Ability to work under stressful and changing conditions in a calm, productive and flexible manner. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Ability to independently demonstrate solid performance in all areas of the sterilization department.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 - 100%
Hearing: 50-75%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 50-75%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25-50% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.
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  • Job Reference: 708129088-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Creighton University
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent