Short term 1 week assignment in May (4-5 days 5/1--5/17).
Additional coverage needed in late August if available.
Candidates must have proof of immunization/TB Test prior to starting.
The Sterilization Technician will: Wash, bag, and sterilize instruments. Be highly productive to ensure continuity with staggered schedules/shifts. Provide customer service to student providers retrieving supplies throughout the day. Operate one washer and two autoclaves with little to no supervision. Throughout the day, pick up dirty instruments and drop-off/organize clean instruments on two floors. Label cassettes and instruments as needed. Be responsible for the ongoing organization and quality/control aspects of sterilization. Comply with federal and state regulations (OSHA, HIPAA, DPH, AAMI, ANSI) and local standards. Master basic functions of state-of-the art washer and autoclaves and run and record daily and weekly tests. Master knowledge of sterilization supplies, cassettes, and equipment in stock--being able to direct students with their needs, as needed. As part of a team, constantly utilize the axium Dispensary module to check out and check in instruments--alerting manager and IT of any issues. Demonstrate competency in medical emergency scenarios. Respect patient confidentiality. Consistently interact with faculty, staff, and students in a professional and courteous manner. Demonstrate flexibility with an evolving workplace, improving oneself, and performing new duties.
The environment calls for constant communication between the two sides of Sterilization. All Sterilization Technicians are expected to conduct quality control on each other’s tasks and provide constructive real-time feedback to ensure all is handled to the utmost standards. All in all, this is an environment of real-time feedback and proactivity.
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