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Sterile Processing Technician - (Strl Proc Tech)

  • 416378
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • 9/26/2018
  • 2700 Dolbeer Street
  • Eureka, CA
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • 11/12/2018
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • Call for details
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Sterile Processing Technician - (Strl Proc Tech)

St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County (SJHS-HC) is committed to meeting the highest standards in health care delivery while ministering to the needs of the whole person - body, mind and spirit. This commitment to the people of the North Coast is expressed in the St. Joseph Health System's five core values - Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence, and Integrity. The health care ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange began in Humboldt County during the flu epidemic of 1918. The Sisters opened the first St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka in 1920 and committed to continually improving the health and quality of life of the people served. This commitment continues today and has been further defined by the vision of the SJHS-HC - to bring people together to provide compassionate care, promote health improvement, and create healthy communities. There are nearly 1,400 individuals working for SJH-HC, making it one of the largest employers in Humboldt County. Our employees are the most valuable assets in assuring the provision of the highest quality health care, and they, together with our volunteers, donors, and community partners help us continue to fulfill our vision. We are pleased to share our extraordinary ministry with you as well as the unique community programs that go beyond traditional hospital services - including our Community Resource Centers in Blue Lake, Eureka, Loleta, Rio Dell and Willow Creek. In addition to the two hospitals (details below), SJH-HC has an Outpatient Imaging Center in Eureka. The Center is designed to provide patients with more convenient services in comfortable, completely self-contained settings. About St. Joseph Hospital, Eureka St. Joseph Hospital has been serving the health care needs of Humboldt County since 1920. Comprised of two campuses, St. Joseph Hospital and the General Hospital campus are located within a quarter mile of each other in Eureka. SJH offers comprehensive services including emergency, cardiac services in The Heart Institute, an accredited Cancer Program, Women's and Children's Services in the Childbirth Center (including Pediatric Care and the only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursery (NICU) on the North Coast), Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine. Today the hospital is literally growing to meet the future needs of the North Coast community. On November 11, 2012, St. Joseph Hospital officially opened its new North East Wing to patients and the community. This state-of-the-art medical care facility encompasses 100,000 square feet and is connected to the current hospital at 2700 Dolbeer Street in Eureka. The North East Wing is a modern facility designed to meet the growing health care needs of the community. General features include: 100,000 square feet; Three floors - lower level, first and second; 99 beds; 20 Emergency Department treatment rooms, including two full, state-of-the-art trauma bays; 17 pre-operative beds; 10 post-anesthesia care unit beds; 12 ICU rooms; 40 progressive care unit (PCU) beds; Surgical Services (eight operating rooms); Cardiac catheterization lab; Diagnostic Imaging (X-ray, ultrasound and CT); Courtyard and expanded lobby and family lounges.

Required Qualifications

400 hours of Sterile Processing Experience Certification as a Sterile Processing Tech required

Preferred Qualifications

Meditech Experience Preferred

About the Facility

Since 1920, this not-for-profit hospital has offered comprehensive services including an accredited Cancer Program, Women's and Children's Services in the Childbirth Center—which features the only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursery on the North Coast—Neurosurgery, and Orthopedic & Sports Medicine. The state-of-the-art medical facility has 99 beds and was recently voted in the top 10 percentile for “Overall Quality of Care.”

Facility Location

The largest West Coast city on the Pacific north of San Francisco, Eureka is a beautiful city located on the picturesque Humboldt Bay. Marvel at redwoods in one of the city's many preserves, such as Six Rivers National Forest. Eureka's architecture is also of note, with hundreds of Victorian homes, including the nationally regarded Carter Mansion. Sequoia Park Zoo offers a wealth of exhibits and attractions. With a wide range of outdoor options, striking and rich coastal scenery, and an array of shopping and entertainment possibilities, Eureka is Northern California living at its finest.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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