Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Central Sterile Technician-Essex Crossing Ambulatory Surgery NON-UNION- Day Shift (37.5 hours).
In this role, the successful candidate Ideal candidate must have the ability to work in accordance with nursing, surgeons, and other perioperative staff to ensure all instruments and supplies (e.g. exchange carts, par level carts, instrument sets, single peel packs and sterile supplies) meet established quotas, both qualitatively and quantitatively for upcoming surgical cases. Decontaminate, disinfect, test, adjust, assemble and transport mobile patient equipment. Decontaminate, inspect, assemble, prep and pack, and sterilize designated surgical instrumentation. Conducts inventories (e.g. orders and stocks sterile and unsterile medical disposable goods) in storage areas and ensures sterile processing of all materials. Handles face to face, telephone and other communication avenues to respond to requests from internal and external customers and actively participate in a continuous quality improvement process. Must work well under pressure, being able to prioritize multiple tasks and/or requests for service. Work with vendors and other NYU locations for loaner items and consignment products. Work and train amongst multiple departments. Establish processes for proper individual/team workflow.
Adheres to the organizations Service Standards, Mission, Vision, Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties
This description of functions is intended to be used as a general guideline. The employee is expected to perform any related duties as assigned.
Ensures all instruments and equipment are appropriately completed following instructions-for-use (IFU) throughout all reprocessing procedures.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized work area throughout the department.
Responsible to maintain control and to restock respective OR/CSPD areas with incoming deliveries of products and replenish par levels.
Responsible for the sterilization, documentation, storage and delivery of sterile packages.
Responsible for surgical instrumentation preparation, assembly, inspection, and packaging.
Responsible for decontamination, disinfection, and cleaning methods.
Effectively enters, and searches for information in the instrument tracking system.
Incorporates infection control guidelines during the transferring, storing and transport of sterile packages.
Completes planned Quality Control (QC) testing for equipment and environmental parameters on the shift as scheduled and documents it.
Performs and documents quality assurance processes and random sampling of products according to established policies/procedures
Maintains a professional appearance; wears identification badge at all times while at the NYU Health System.
Adheres to NYU-Health Systems HIPPA standards.
Acts ethically and upholds professional, institutional, and personal codes of ethics
Responsible for the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into performance of duties.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Current certification for Central Service Technician (CRCST) by an accredited agency such as the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA). Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and do basic mathematical calculations. Position may require flexible work schedule, weekends and holidays. Knowledge of specific health care products, patient care equipment, surgical instruments, medical terminology and basic use is required. Basic computer skills required
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications Advanced Certification in areas of Central Sterile Processing (CHL, CIS, CER). Experience in computerized instrument tracking software.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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