CENTRAL SUPPLY TECHNICIAN - 5235

The CS Technician is responsible and accountable for all behaviors described in
this job description. He/She will work as a team member to promote excellence
in the delivery of health care in this facility. He/She will be trained in
performing the following duties and responsibilities: cleaning/decontaminating,
assembling, packaging and sterilization of medical/surgical equipment and
instrumentation from all areas of the hospital and affiliated offsite clinics,
according to department and/or hospital policies and procedures. Duties within
these responsibilities include the operation of decontamination and
sterilization equipment, sterilization monitoring and record keeping and
participation in other Quality Assurance/Performance improvement activities.
CS Technician Trainee duties and responsibilities include but are not limited
to the maintenance of the work area and department equipment, the storage and
distribution of supplies as well as other equipment and instrumentation
processed in the department. The CS Tech Trainee will be required to study a
Technical training manual to prepare for taking an exam to attain Central
Service Technical Certification within 18 months of January 1, 2015 or from
date of hire.

Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent.

License/Certifications:
Must attain certification through one of the nationally accredited Central
Service Technician
credentialing organizations, within 18 months from January 1, 2015 and/or after
date of hire.

Experience:
Previous training in decontamination and/or sterilization procedures is
preferred.
Other related healthcare experience is very advantageous. When no previous
training or certification exists and other requirements are met, the facility
will
provide a structured program to prepare individual to qualify to take a
nationally
accredited examination.

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