To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.Vail Health has become the world's most advanced mountain healthcare system. Vail Health consists of an updated 520,000-square-foot, 56-bed hospital. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. In addition to the hospital, Vail Health has many access points including:Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopedics & Neurosurgery.Vail Health also owns interest in multiple joint venture ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) throughout the region.Colorado Mountain Medical, Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Vail, Dillon, Avon and Eagle, Edwards medical campus and Eagle Healthcare Center.The Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. Vail Health is also leading the way in serving our communities' behavioral health needs with outpatient behavioral health services at the Edwards Community Health Campus, and the Precourt Healing Center, a 28-bed in-patient behavioral health facility, opening in 2025.About the opportunity:Under direct or indirect supervision follows the approved infection control and sterile processing policies and procedures. Directs day to day operations, facilitates priorities, collects, cleans, sorts, decontaminates, checks for functionally, assembles, and restocks surgical instrumentation. What you will do:Performs cleaning and sterilization techniques based on established standards of practice.Keeps all instruments sets clean, complete, functioning correctly, and sterile.Monitors shift to assure all Sterile Processing standard procedures are done correctly.Acquires, uses, and manages information and staff to establish priorities for effective time and resource utilization to achieve established objectives.Demonstrates careful, efficient use of supplies and linen to facilitate quality care and cost efficiency.Encourages cooperation and teamwork between staff and departments.Seeks additional educational opportunities and shares knowledge by serving as a preceptor or role model to new employees.Documents sterile processes in log books. Ensures accuracy of all documentation related to SPD.Communicate with all customers at a high level, anticipate needs, and resolve opportunities quickly and efficiently.Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Vail Health Values.Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. What you will need: Experience:Two years of Sterile Processing experience and experience with Joint Commission requirements required.License(s):N/ACertification(s):Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) by the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) required.Computer / Typing:Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. Education:N/AApplication Close Date:Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis for this position.Pay is based upon relevant education and experience per hour.Hourly Pay:$25.34—$38.02 USD Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (remote-only positions). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.Relocation and housing assistance may be available.Benefits at Vail Health (Full and Part Time) Include:Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wagesParental leave (4 weeks paid)Housing programsChildcare reimbursement Comprehensive Health Benefits: MedicalDental VisionEducational Programs: Tuition Assistance Existing Student Loan RepaymentSpecialty Certification ReimbursementAnnual Supplemental Educational FundsPaid Time Off: Up to five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching Life insuranceShort and long-term disabilityRecreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Up to $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursementRecreation discountsPet insurancePRN (POOL) benefits include: Wellbeing reimbursement funds and 403(b) contribution eligibility
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.