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Req Number 001R6K
Job Category Nursing Support
Job Description
Performs a variety of instrumentation decontamination,
sterilization, packaging, inventory, and distribution tasks according to
established department policies and procedures.

1. Dissembles, cleans,
sterilizes, reassembles and packages sterile supplies according to
specifications and/or manufacturer instructions.
Follows department procedures to use
appropriate sterilization method for various types of instrumentation.
washers, sterilizers, ultrasonic machines, steam and ethylene oxide sterilizers, heat sealers, and
additional equipment during sterilization procedures.
to instrument count sheets for surgical sets and case carts.
and rotates trays and sets per sterile storage guidelines.
Follows safety protocols to ensure
no injury to self/others (proper body mechanics, protective apparel during
decontamination procedures, etc.)
2. Retrieves used
trays, instruments and equipment from various surgical and clinical hospital
areas for decontamination.
3. Examines
instruments and patient care equipment for cleanliness, proper assembly and
4. Identifies malfunctioning items,
records related information, and promptly notifies supervisor or biomedical
5. Receives and fills
requisitions from hospital departments and nursing units. Communicates with perioperative staff
regarding related instrument needs.
6. Transports sterile
supplies to assigned surgical and clinical locations.
7. Assists
in ordering, stocking and maintaining department inventory levels.
8. Performs required
duties to maintain a contaminant-free work environment.
9. Documents and maintains records of daily activities
according to department
policies and procedures.
10. Adheres to AORN,
AAMI and Joint Commission standards (e.g. biological, chemical and mechanical
monitoring) in the performance of duties.
11. Participates in
department quality control programs and in-service training, as required.
12. Performs related duties as required.
ADA Essential Functions
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Sterile processing
certification (CRCST or CSPD), required.
complete minimum annual continuing education credits required by NY State AND
additional continuing education credits required to maintain certification
Prior experience processing surgical information,
Ability to lift/carry 25 pounds, required. Manual dexterity, ability to stand, bend,
lift and/or reach for extended periods of time, required.
Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbally
and in writing) and follow oral and/or written instructions, required. - Free Classified Ads in US on Craigslist