The Central Processing Instrument Technician maintains recommended standards for set assembly, decontamination, inspection, containerizing and sterilization of surgical instruments. Performs sterilization, assembly and storage of medical supplies and equipment. Assists in maintaining consistent and continuous work flow, providing superior customer service to OR staff, surgeons, and equipment representatives. Understands safety hazards and use of equipment to prevent damage or harm to personnel and patients. He/she has the ability to function in assigned areas of POSC as directed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Education and/or Experience
High school graduate or equivalent required. Prior experience in Sterile Processing. Knowledge of AAMI standards.BLS certification required.This position requires involvement in preparation of State and AAAHC Surveys. Requires involvement in POCSP’s Quality Improvement Program.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Sterile Processing Technician certification strongly preferred.