Currently seeking Central Sterile Technician (CST) for a contract position in Sacramento, CA. This is a per diem contract assignment with day, evening, and night available shift hours. Must be available for 3 per diem shifts per week, to include at least one weekend shift. The ideal candidate will possess a current CA License and have at least 2 years of recent Central Sterile Technician (CST).
Requirements of the Central Sterile Technician (CST):
Job Description of the Central Sterile Technician (CST):
Under direct/indirect supervision follows approved infection control, quality assurance, and departmental policies and procedures. Collects cleans, decontaminates, disinfects and/or sterilizes surgical instruments, trays and packs, reusable medical devices and patient care equipment for inpatient Nursing and Medical Office departments. Inventories restock and distribute instruments, reusable medical equipment, and medical supplies to Medical Center. Works a majority of time in a Sterile Processing Department cleaning, preparing, assembling, sterilizing, prepare packs, instruments, and trays for the medical center and/or medical office building. Will process inpatient operating room instruments. May assist in departmental in-services and training. Must hold current CS/SPD Certification with either the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management.
Compensation of the Central Sterile Technician (CST):