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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Central Services Attendant.
In this role, the Central Services Technician is responsible for the processing of operating room instruments as well as the sterilization and decontamination of instruments and supplies.
Assists with Continuous Quality Improvement teamwork for departmental problems solving activities-reports all problems to Supervisor.
Has knowledge of Impress Instrument Tracking System.
Understand the concept of event related shelf life, inspects and stores items without compromising the integrity of the sterile item.
Prepares and bags instruments for shipment.
Shows knowledge of instrumentation. Is able to identify surgical case carts, labor & delivery, emergency trays/sets using computer pick sheet.
Sees that trays/sets left back from previous shift are completed and returned to user in a timely manner.
Test instruments for proper function.
Inspects and reports defective/damaged instruments to supervisor.
Manually washes and disinfect heat and moisture sensitive and specialty items.
Prepares all type of scopes for sterilization.
Operates all equipment-including steam gun, sonic machine, Washer/ Decontaminator, STERRAD & STEAM sterilizers. Cleans sterilizers when needed.
Performs sterilizer monitoring with chemical and biological indicators.
Monitors the efficacy of the sterilizer daily cycle.
Prepares instruments for sterilization STERRAD & STEAM.
Handles high-level disinfectants in a safe manner.
Cleans and decontaminates all reusable items from patients areas following appropriate guidelines.
Show knowledge and skill in the disassembling and assembling components of specialty instruments for cleaning and sterilization.
Ensures smooth work flow-from return of soiled instruments carts, (through all processing phases).
Determines work activities at each work area, nothing precedence, and delegates work assignment to staff accordingly.
Assumes responsibility for department on the weekend or in the absence of supervisory personnel.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. One year of experience operating steam sterilizers, washers/decontaminators and Sterrad. Knowledge of supplies, OR instruments and equipment.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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