Cent Sterile Supply Tech-PRN in Sanford, NC at Central Carolina Hospital

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

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Job Description

Central Carolina Hospital

Summary:
Has knowledge of and ability to perform cleaning, disinfecting, sterilization and inventory control functions safely. In accordance with established policies, procedures and standards, cleans, wraps, sterilizes, stores, and distributes equipment, supplies and instruments used in patient care. Duties also include IMMS inventory control and cart assembly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Applies aseptic techniques in daily work assignments. Performs general cleaning of work surface/areas, sinks, sterilizers, racks, shelves and other storage areas.
2. Cleans and decontaminates all equipment and instruments using the proper tools and cleaning agents.
3. Ensures proper operation of autoclave units prior to use on a daily basis.
4. Inspects all instruments and equipment for missing parts, items in need of repair. Performs general maintenance of instruments and equipment as needed.
5. Isolates equipment and instruments in need of repair; reports needed repairs to Central Supply Manager.
6. Knowledgeable regarding handling and care of instruments and special procedure items.
7. Maintains appropriate spore testing on routine basis and documents results as required.
8. Performs tray assemblage, proper packaging and preparation of all applicable supplies for sterilization. Monitors sterility dates on supplies.
9. Possesses knowledge of and uses personal protective equipment correctly and consistently.
10. Processes all contaminated instruments and supplies returned to Central Supply from the operating room.
11. Processes all items appropriately using either ethylene oxide or steam sterilization.
12. Properly loads, operates and cleans all sterilizers, gas and steam, and all general equipment using biological and chemical control tests as required by department.
13. Unloads case carts when returned to the decontamination area, cleans and disinfects case carts.
14. Uses knowledge of sterilization principles to correctly wrap or package items for sterilization.

Job Requirements

Required Education:
High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

Other:
Previous experience in central supply area - preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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