Sterile Processing Technician

    Emory
    Atlanta, GA 30301
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Description

    The shift for this position is 3p-11:30p, Mon - Fri with variable weekends shifts.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    • Receives soiled or contaminated supplies and instruments from patient care areas.
    • Determines the best method of cleaning, wrapping, and sterilizing a variety of medical and surgical instruments, equipment, and needles.
    • Assembles surgical instrument trays and pans and delivers sterilized items to the operating room.
    • Assembles special procedure trays for such complex surgeries such as open heart, transplant, major orthopedic surgeries, neurosurgical, laparoscopic, and spine surgeries.
    • Uses computer to scan PIC tickets on instrument trays and case cart protocol.
    • Properly operates cleaning and sterilization equipment such as washers, sterilizers, sonic cleaners and cart washers.
    • Restocks prep areas with supplies and takes inventory of sterile instrument pans and trays.
    • May retrieve contaminated equipment, supplies, trays, and instruments from patient care areas for cleaning and sterilization.
    • May collect needles and sharp containers from O.R. for proper disposal.
    • Monitors all sterilization equipment by testing and recording indicators.
    • Assists in training staff in the identification of surgical instruments and individual pans.
    • Prioritizes assignments and adjusts work flow to meet the most important needs.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • A high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Two years of experience in sterile processing environment.
    • Registered as a Central Service Technician.
    • Some experience with computer software.
    • The ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.


    Posting ID: 584170817Posted: 2020-11-15