Job Description

Job Title: Central Sterile Supply Tech
Job ID: 702312
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Chautauqua WCA
Department: Central Service
Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702

Description

Purpose:
To perform those duties necessary for the proper decontamination, cleaning, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization, storage, distribution and documentation of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment according to established procedures. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Responsibilities:
  • Assesses supplies required for prescribed standard surgical procedures and sets up case carts. Maintains inventory, collects, disassembles, inspects, cleans, disinfects and reassembles all instrument trays patient care equipment.
  • Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically
  • Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
  • Conforms and adheres to department policies concerning decontamination, sterile processing, infection control and safety.
  • Demonstrates UPMC's commitment to the Core Values by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians, and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.
  • Develops and improves skills through initiative, attendance and participation at educational programs
  • Displays awareness of cost containment in the organization of work by using economy in time, motion and material.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of, and is able to effectively troubleshoot, all decontamination/sterilization equipment.
  • Monitors, reads, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function.
  • Participates as a team member and is accountable for own work responsibilities.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as may be required to meet emergency situations
  • Prepares and assembles surgical tray and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing.

Qualifications

  • High school Graduate or equivalent.
  • Six months of healthcare experience or currently enrolled in an Accredited Surgical Technician/Sterile Processing Program Preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Must have or obtain CBSPD or IAHCSMM certification within 18 months of hire date

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.22 to $18.61

Union Position: No

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