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UnityPoint Health Central Sterile Technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

Central Sterile Technician

FTE: 1.0 (Full-time, 40 hours per week)

Shift: M-F 7:00a-3:00p; Rotating Late Shift 9:30a-6:00p; Rotating Saturday Call 7:00a-3:00p.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

Performs Technician skills according to hospital policies and procedures. Completes skills and tasks as assigned.

  • Completes tasks in decontamination area including processing instruments, disassembly and cleaning of Herman Miller lockers and cleaning of nursing unit equipment.

  • Completes tasks in linen area by appropriately folding linen and assembling packs.

  • Assembles trays of instruments and wraps individual instruments for surgery.

  • Completes tasks in packaging area including wrapping pan sets and trays and individual instruments for nursing units and other hospital areas.

  • Assists in keeping Ortho Fracture room clean.

  • Completes other tasks as assigned by the manager/charge nurse such as cleaning and restocking supplies.

  • Functions in daily assigned duties and emergency situations in accordance with unit standards and hospital policy.

  • Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.

  • Functions in day-to-day and emergency situations in accordance with nursing standards and as assigned by the manager/charge nurse.

  • Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.

  • Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of nursing unit and maintaining awareness of resource utilization.

  • Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, performance improvement activities, and other related activities.

  • Assists with supply and inventory control as assigned by manager/charge nurse.

  • Completes environmental tasks as assigned.

  • Demonstrates positive customer relation skills.

  • Adheres to department and hospital policies and procedures.


High school diploma or G.E.D.






Ability to learn concepts of and demonstrate, sterilization, disinfection, packaging of surgical instruments, making packs and processing surgical trays.

Ability to exercise good judgment, maintains effective interpersonal relationships and adapts to change.

Ability to organize work.


Refer to Job Description Addendum

Requisition ID: 2022-116436

Street: 802 Kenyon Rd

Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr

Name: Sterile Processing

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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