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Central Service Technician I

Iowa City, IA

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Description

Our client is looking to add people to the sterilization team.

 

Job duties:

 

Under general supervision, performs technical duties involving all aspects of sterile processing: decontamination, preparation, packaging, sterilization, sterile storage, distribution of sterile medical devices and inventorying, stocking and distribution of medical supplies. 1. Decontaminates, inspects, cleans, sorts, disassembles and reassembles complex surgical instrument and implant trays, operates automatic endoscope washers, sonic washers, and mechanical washer/decontaminators. Performs microbicidal processes, standard/transmission based precautions, engineering, and work practice controls. Handles large volumes of complex, high dollar flexible endoscopes, delicate eye instruments, power equipment and different instrument patterns. 2. Accesses reference materials via computer systems, follows guides and instructions to assemble high volumes of complex of instrument and implant trays. Inspects and evaluates instruments for function and cleanliness. Confirms all quality assurance mechanisms are in place. Labels, seals and documents all items processed. 3. Performs all aspects of sterilization, packaging inspection, equipment operation, safety procedures, proper documentation, and prioritization. 4. Sterilizes items per manufacturer’s instructions, verifies correct parameters used for all instruments. 5. Assembles instrument trays in accordance with patient/surgeon procedure specific cards within appropriate time frame and documents missing items. Requirements: 1. Knowledge of medical instruments and supplies. 2. Knowledge of cleaning, decontaminating and sterilizing procedures. 3. Knowledge of assembling, packaging and wrapping procedures in order to prepare items for sterilization. 4. Knowledge of the precautions to take while handling trays of sharp or delicate instruments or of contaminated equipment and supplies. 5. Ability to learn the operation of various types of technical decontamination and sterilizing equipment.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

 

Experience working in a medical facility.

Reliable

Dependable to show up on scheduled shifts 

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