POSITION SUMMARY: Assumes responsibility for the processing of departmental supplies, instruments, and equipment through cleaning, packaging, sterilizing, and storing procedures. Operates autoclaves, sterrad, washer sterilizer, ultrasonic washer and all other processing services and supplies. Assist in inventory control and procurement.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Prepares equipment and instrumentation needed for patient care. Follows standards for labeling of packages and containers.
Conforms to uniformity and simplicity of instrument trays and sets. Tests all instrumentation for its effectiveness and handling. Correctly packages and wraps all instruments.
Performs routine safety checks of equipment and arranges repairs as needed. Monitor biological and report failures.
Ensures department is in compliance with recommended practices (AORN, AAMI, JCAHO).
Assist and support in inventory control of all departmental supplies, equipment and instruments and implants.
Pre-wash and disassemble, when appropriate, instruments prior to mechanical wash. Assemble and sterilize sets for future case carts for surgical cases.
Maintain documentation for sterilizers, washers, and biological.
Properly operate the steris unit and autoclaves. Keep work area clean and orderly.
High school diploma or equivalent
Central Sterile Technician Certification required, 2 years of experience preferred
Additional Salary Information: $10k Sign-On Bonus with 2 year comittment.
Internal Number: 20-0415
About CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
About Capital Medical Center
Located in Olympia, Capital Medical Center is a 110-bed full-service hospital serving all of Thurston and surrounding counties. Part of the LifePoint Health family of hospitals, Capital Medical provides a comprehensive range of medical services and high quality care. Capital Medical strives to be a forward thinking, innovative hospital where trust, teamwork, and technology come together to make a positive difference in the health of the community and region. Capital Medical is partly owned by some of the physicians who serve our patients. For more information about our hospital, go online to www.capitalmedical.com. Capital Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.