Sterile Processing Technician - Surgical Services
Full-Time; Under supervision, prepares tacks and sterilizes equipment and instruments in an accurate and timely manner. Prepares operating room case carts, sterile trays and supplies for all areas of the hospital.
A high school diploma or GED equivalent
A minimum of six (6) months of Sterile Processing or Operating Room Technician experience
Must possess Sterile Processing Certification or Certified Operating Room Technician within six months of hire
Director of Surgical Services
Functions of the Position;
Orders, restocks and decontaminates sterilization equipment and instruments. Collects dirty equipment and instruments. Sorts, loads, unloads and decontaminates equipment and instruments according to procedures. Cleans, repackages, and sterilizes instruments. Assembles trays, basin sets, packages, instruments and equipment and prepares items for sterilization. Decontaminates, restocks and assembles case carts and surgical trays. Ensures specialty carts are stocked and ready for immediate use.
Performs quality control through routine testing and cleaning to assure sterilization equipment and instruments are functioning properly. Inspects equipment, instruments, and packaging for cleanliness, defects and/or malfunctions. Documents sterilization cycle. Labels products with sterilization date. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge of sterilization supplies, equipment and instruments.
Knowledge of organizing, containing, and transporting items of varying compounds, textures or quantities.
Knowledge of transporting and disposing of hazardous materials and sharp objects according to hospital procedures.
Knowledge of sterilization procedures of various equipment and instruments.
Knowledge of wrapping and repackaging sterilized instruments.
Skill in using sterilization equipment and instruments.
Skill in arranging instruments on surgical trays.
Sill in following written instructions and performing multiple tasks.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others
Assists other members of team with terminal cleaning of room
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other
924 N Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461
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