2 years acute care - must be proficient in Sterilization/Case Cart Picking and Endoscope Reprocessing.
Prefer exp. at a Level 1 facility, decontamination, prep, and pack.
Could be floated to several areas within the hospital.
Required Certs: CRCST by IAHCSMM OR CSPDT by the ASHCSP.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Collecting used and contaminated equipment, instruments, and supplies for sorting and decontamination.
Manually cleaning supplies of contaminants, removing waste matter, and operating and maintaining decontamination equipment.
Preparing and packing decontaminated supplies for sterilization.
Monitoring and operating sterilization equipment.
Examining supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly cleaned and sanitized.
Testing and reporting any issues or problems with the sterilization equipment.
Sterilizing, preparing, wrapping, and organizing equipment into instrument trays for use during medical procedures.
Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and instruments for surgeries, examinations, medical procedures, and medical carts.
Maintaining records of sterilization procedures, sterilized items, equipment maintenance, and supplies.