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Sterile Processing Tech (PRN)

Company: Cypress Surgery Center
Location: Mount Hope
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Sterile Processing TechnicianDescription: Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning,sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment. Performsother duties as assigned or required.Responsibilities:--- Extensive knowledge regarding processes used in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning,assembling and packaging of medical/surgical material to include, but not limited to, linen,instruments and equipment according to established standards and procedures to ensure asterile and functioning supply of materials--- Prepare trays for designated areas according to prescribed procedures. Wrap and/or packageitems for specified areas according to procedures prescribed for designated areas--- Must be able to operate bar code instrument tracking system--- Dissemble, clean, assemble and test specialty instrumentation and equipment for properfunctioning--- Must be able to differentiate between single-use and reusable items--- Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembles,wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments. Follows proper Standard Precautions while indecontamination and sterilization areas.--- Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency fordecontamination of instruments and medical equipment.--- Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them availableto sterile processing customers in a timely manner.--- Restocks, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributesinstruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.--- Performs environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterileprocessing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.--- Verifies that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair orreplacement, and removes defective equipment.--- Maintains a clean work area--- Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives andquality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.--- Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skillsWork Environment:--- Standing for prolonged periods, frequent walking, reaching (overhead, repetition).--- Proficient communication, both auditory and verbal, with colleagues, vendors, andsurgeons. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly.--- Must have ability to lift/push/pull > 50lbs--- May be exposed to radiation, fumes, chemicals, cold, noise, blood and/or bodily fluids,infectious diseasesQualifications--- High School Diploma or Equivalent--- State Licensure or certification as a Sterilization Technician, as required by state regulations orcontract specifications--- Sterile Processing Technicians with at least 1 year of experience working in a fast-paced OR.

Keywords: Cypress Surgery Center, Wichita , Sterile Processing Tech (PRN), Other , Mount Hope, Kansas

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