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Central Sterile Tech

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Coats
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:Processes and issues routine and specialized medical/surgical supplies and instruments used in the care and treatment of patients. Cleans, high-level disinfects/sterilizes, and packages medical and surgical instrument trays and inventories.Responsibilities:1. Assembles baskets of instruments, basin sets and equipment using appropriate check lists and prepares for sterilization.2. Assembles sets of supplies and instruments used in a variety of clinical settings. Checks for cleanliness and functionality (i.e. sharpness of scissors, smooth movement of hinged instruments, etc.)3. Decontaminates, disinfects and thoroughly cleans supplies, instruments and equipment used in a variety of procedures.4. Distributes instruments, equipment and supplies to appropriate location.5. Monitors and maintains adequate levels of supplies, instruments and equipment.6. Monitors equipment for malfunctions. Makes minor repairs. Notifies appropriate staff of need for more major repairs.7. Demonstrates proficiency in reprocessing and maintenance of endoscopes and other endoscopic equipment per high-level disinfection (HLD) policy and manufacturer instructions (IFU). Maintain scope washers and washer adapters. Check detergent levels and effectiveness of disinfectant as per policy. Effectively communicates information regarding scope repairs, loaners, supplies and QI information by maintaining documentation of all actions. Wears PPE as per policy, maintains supplies needed for cleaning and reprocessing, and communicates effectively equipment failures and needed repairs. Accurately records data in appropriate logs.8. Interacts with equipment according to manufacturer guidelines demonstrating a thorough knowledgeable of instrument and equipment IFUs and processes instruments.9. Wears PPE as per policy.10. Maintains supplies needed for cleaning and reprocessing and communicates equipment failures and needed repairs effectively.11. Accurately records data in appropriate logs.Other InformationOther information:Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GEDLicensure/Certification Requirements:
    • No licensure or certification required.Professional Experience Requirements:
      • No experience required.
      • If position is located at UNC Medical Center or Rex Hospital, nine months' experience as a sterile tech is required.
      • If graduation from a sterile processing school, no experience is required.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: UNC Rex Holly Springs HospitalOrganization Unit: HS Surgical ServicesWork Type: Per DiemStandard Hours Per Week: 12.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Holly SpringsExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Central Sterile Tech, Other , Coats, North Carolina

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