Would you be interested in working in a small hospital where you could have a direct affect on patient care and be an important part of a team?
Would you like to live or work in a small town close to Columbus, Ohio so you can be offered all the amenities of a small town and big city at the same time?
Then this could be an opportunity for you.
Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilization, scanning, storage, and distribution of reusable instrumentation and equipment.
Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards (i.e.: OSHA, CDC, AAMI, AORW, IAHCSMM, and The Joint Commission).
SOME RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Demonstrates competency to identify all specialty instruments, supplies and equipment unique to surgical services.
Monitors the usage of all supplies in the Central Sterile area and adjusts par levels as needed.
Performs decontamination, cleaning, reprocessing and sterilizing duties according to standards and manufacturer’s recommendations.
Maintains a clean work area.
Identifies, inspects, orders, receives, processes, stores, disassembles, cleans, decontaminates, assembles, sterilizes and distributes sterile instruments.
Properly loads and unloads sterilized items.
Maintains accurate sterilization records.
Reprocesses endoscopes according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
Performs routine biological testing of sterilization equipment.
Verifies functionality of instruments; requisitions for repairs or replacement with Department Director approval, and removes defective instruments from service.
Tracks instrumentation out for repair and collaborates with Perioperative Supply and Equipment Specialist to arrange loaner equipment as necessary.
In-services and acts a resource to staff regarding new instruments.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Certification as a Central Service Technician from a nationally recognized organization required or obtained within one year of hire
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
The position is north of Columbus.
The department has a great team and the director is well respected.
Position is full time and shifts are rotated(11am-7:30pm/2pm-10:30pm/9am-5:30pm) There is on call and it is rotated as well.
The position will offer a range between $14.50hr-$19.50hr depending on experience plus shift differentials and a full benefit package including 10K sign-on with 3 yr commitment