Works under indirect supervision to disassemble, clean assemble, sterilize and store procedure trays, instruments, equipment and supplies according to prescribed procedures and aseptic technique. Completes requests to dispense equipment and supplies and assists in maintaining and processing patient charge records and maintains department inventory. Education: Must be able to read and write with basic knowledge of physical sciences. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Work requires two to three months on-the-job training to acquire necessary familiarity of department procedures. Must have a thorough knowledge of aseptic techniques and procedures, sterilization techniques and procedures, infection control and work flow principles and requirements, equipment and supply processing; demonstrates and exercises responsible judgment to provide necessary supplies and equipment for patient care.
Licenses/Certificates: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Professional preferred.
Community Health System