20 days old

Patient Care Tech - Sterile Processing Tech

Allina Health
Owatonna, MN 55060

Requisition #


Physical Location

Owatonna, Minnesota

Posted Date


Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Ambulatory Surgery

Hours Per Week



Owatonna L113 Service Empls


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Owatonna Hospital, located south of the Twin Cities, offers inpatient and outpatient orthopedic, general, urology, plastic, ENT and ophthalmologic surgical services; inpatient mental health; birthing center; emergency medicine; and rehabilitation services through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM. With 331 employees, 163 physicians and 43 staffed beds, Owatonna Hospital serves approximately 42,000 inpatients and outpatients annually. The hospital is connected to Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna and Koda Living Community, an 80-bed long- and short-term care facility.


Req ID: 58417
This position assists with turnover of the Operating room as well as sterilization of surgical instruments. This position is responsible for assisting with turnover of the operating room and scheduling surgical procedures.
  • Performs housekeeping duties within the OR and assists with room turnover and terminal cleaning
  • Cleans instruments, set up trays, wraps and labels equipment according to protocol
  • Loads and operates sterilizers, assumes responsiblities for operation of autoclaves and spore testing
  • Restocks and redistributes crash carts and assists with equipment on case carts
  • Assists with ordering and restocking of supplies
  • Clerical duties, including scheduling surgical procedures
  • Assembles chart information
  • Assists with caregiving tasks as directed, e.g. assits with patient transport
  • Provides and promotes patient safety, comfort and privacy


  • High school graduate or GED



  • Previous hospital experience preferred
  • Previous electronic scheduling preferred


  • Ability to work independently and responsibly
  • Basic math and record keeping skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to use a keyboard and mouse
  • Basic understanding of PC terminology, hardware, software, e-mail, and Windows toolbar functionality

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours a week
  • Day and evening shifts
  • Weekend rotation
  • SEIU
  • Benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.


  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst


Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-13

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