Central Sterile Technician - Wilkes Regional Medical Center
Performs the function of a Sterile Processing Technician by cleaning, sterilizing and storing medical devices required for quality patient care. Is responsible for strict adherence to standard precautions and for maintaining the highest standards when preparing and storing medical devices in order to prevent nosocomial infections. Must be able to execute multiple tasks in spite of numerous interruptions and noisy environment due to operation of mechanical equipment. Requires high degree of cooperation and excellent communication skills on an intradepartmental level. Will be cross-trained for flexibility and job enrichment. Work hours will normally be 1st shift, with on-call hours, as scheduled. Extended work hours may be required. Must assume the financial responsibility to utilize time, equipment and materials with minimum waste.
- Must be able to read and follow technically oriented policies and procedures.
- Must be able to write legibly.
- Must be able to perform basic mathematical skills: i.e. – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
- High school diploma preferred.
- Central Sterile Technician course prior to employment preferred.
- Central Sterile Processing Certification within 2 years of employment in Central Sterile Processing.
- Must successfully complete the orientation program in supply processing and special courses on surgical instruments, Infection Control and ETO training.
- Must have a minimum of six months training to become familiar with the items handled in the department.
- Previous Central Sterile Supply and hospital experience preferred.
- Ensures procedures related to cleaning and care of instruments are followed without compromise
- Provides supplies/equipment to a variety of patients in a cost effective manner.
- Operates highly technical equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions: washer sterilizer, ultrasonic washer, steam autoclaves, gas sterilizers, heat sealing machines, Steris machines and other equipment related to job duties.Cleans sterilizing equipment at routine intervals.
- Exercises knowledge and ability to record appropriate information to meet quality control standards, where applicable.
- Participates in continuous quality development, attends operating room staff meetings and/or reads minutes from all meetings to remain informed. Attends required inservice education programs. Attends all hospital mandatory classes.
- Participates in reviewing and revising policies and procedures as directed by the Director of Surgical Services and/or Policy Procedure Coordinator.
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