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Central Sterile Technician

Department:  CENTRAL STERILE - SLMHC

Job Details

Req Id    65239 
Department    CENTRAL STERILE - SLMHC 
Shift   Evenings
Shift Hours Worked    8.00 
FTE    1.066667 
Work Schedule    GENERAL UNION 05 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  CWA FSL SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE

Job Summary

Performs various duties in the Sterile Processing Department which aid in the decontamination and sterilization of all necessary supplies

Knows all surgical instrumentation and understands management of the Clean Core system which includes the case cart system and understanding of procedures in order to select surgeon’s preference cards; control and distribution of patient equipment.

Core Job Responsibilities

1. Insures proper operation of autoclave units prior to use on a daily basis.

2. Runs biological and chemical tests as appropriate.  Records results in appropriate log with 90% compliance.

3. Inspects steam autoclaves and Sterrad for visible signs of malfunction and reports to Central Sterile manager or designee.  Initiates call to technical service when necessary.

4. Processes all contaminated instruments, supplies and equipment returned to Central Sterile from all areas within the system according to written policy.

5. Uses knowledge of sterilization principles to correctly wrap or package items for sterilization with 100% compliance.

6. All other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Requires high school or equivalent
  • General knowledge of high school subject matter

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required: None
Preferred: None

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.


Nearest Major Market: Utica