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Central Sterile Supply Tech

  • Job ID: 250715167
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Flex
  • Hours:
  • Shift:
  • Facility: UPMC Chautauqua at WCA
  • Department: Central Service
  • Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.85 to $21.08 / hour

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.
  • 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


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