Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares and assembles surgical trays and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing (such as sterilization).
Monitors, reads, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function (ETO, Steam, Steris, and Sterrad).
Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically (Hand Washing, Washer/Sterilizer, Ultrasonic Cleaner, Scope Washer, Cart Washer).
Participates in the coordination of all aspects of department’s services.
Serves as the resource for information for employees and customers.
Models team behaviors to frontline employees.
Manages departmental bar code system (SPM, ORMIS).
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Experience: 2 years relevant experience
License/Certification: CRCST (Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician) with IAHCSMM within 12 months of hire date required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 28031
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