Job Description

Job Title: Central Sterile Supply Technician
Job ID: 85404752
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

Do you have experience in the healthcare industry, are a team player and looking for a new career supporting a vital part of the operating room? 

Then look no further and apply today!

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.
  • Displays awareness of cost containment in the organization of work by using economy in time, motion and material.
  • Conforms and adheres to department policies concerning decontamination, sterile processing, infection control and safety.
  • Prepares and assembles surgical tray and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of, and is able to effectively troubleshoot, all decontamination/sterilization equipment.
  • Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Develops and improves skills through initiative, attendance and participation at educational programs
  • Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically
  • Participates as a team member and is accountable for own work responsibilities.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as may be required to meet emergency situations
  • Monitors, reads, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function.

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/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $12.93 to $19.68 / hour

Union Position: No

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