Job Information

Northern Light Health Sterile Proc Technician in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine

Northern Light Mayo Hospital

Department: Sterile Processing

Position is located: Mayo Hospital

Work Type: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM


Performs the functions of processing sterile supplies and equipment for the OR and other departments.


• Communicates with co-workers in a positive, courteous, respectful and constructive manner. • Effectively communicates job related information. • Contributes to a positive atmosphere where co-workers can develop skills and abilities to the fullest potential. • Attends work and utilizes PTO program I accordance with policy. • Consistently follows established procedures in processing all items through the preparation cycle. • Accurately assembles, marks and processes instruments. • Keeps equipment clean and well maintained. • Follows policy for quality improvement (Biological indicators item load and logbook). • Maintains appropriate inventories of supplies. • Demonstrates the ability to adapt to an ever-changing patient care environment.

Other Information:

Must obtain CRCST certification within one year of hire.

Competencies and Skills

  • Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.

  • Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.

  • Demonstrates Adaptability: Learns quickly when facing a new problem or unfamiliar task; is flexible in their approach with changing priorities and ambiguity. Manages change effectively and does not give up during adversity. Capable of changing one's behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a goal. Absorbs new information readily and puts it into practice effectively.

  • Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence: Exhibits a high level of self-awareness, self-management, other awareness and relationship management. Conducts themselves in an empathic, appropriate way, with a sense of humor and stimulates a collaborative work environment. Is respectful of the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others and aware of the influence of their own behavior on them. Is aware of relevant social, political, system, and professional trends and developments and uses this information for the organization's benefit.

  • Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences' level.

  • Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.

  • Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.

  • Serves Others: Strives to understand, meet and exceed the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers which may include the people and communities in our service areas. Develops and maintains relationships, alliances and coalitions within and outside the organization and leverages them in order to obtain information, support, and promote cooperation and collaboration.

  • Utilizes Resources Effectively: Understands how to get the most out of available resources and uses cost-benefit thinking in decision-making and in setting priorities. Monitors and analyzes resource usage to identify and eliminate areas of waste and maximize resources. As a leader, defines targets and provides appropriate means; oversees progress and makes adjustments when necessary. Appropriately delegates work, sets clear direction and manages workflow and time.


  • Required High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED)Must obtain CRCST certification within one year of hire.

Working Conditions

  • Potential exposure to diseases or infections.

  • Potential exposure to hazardous materials.

  • Lifting, moving and loading less than 20 pounds.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting.

  • Prolonged periods of standing.

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