Posted in Other 23 days ago.
for cleaning, sterilizing, and assembling of patient care equipment, supplies,
and instruments per established procedures and techniques. Responsible for distribution of
instrumentation, processed and/or disposable supplies to patient care areas and
to OR, via a Case Cart System.
cleans, and decontaminates soiled instruments using detergents, disinfecting
solutions and washer sterilizers.
of contaminated trash and/or linen.
contaminated items from the OR or patient floors using universal precautions.
major sterilization equipment.
dates, and sterilizes all instruments and specialty items for distribution
throughout the hospital.
minor instrument sets.
to OR needs via telephone, documents request and follows through with
distribution of items requested.
up Case Carts for surgical procedures on a routine and emergency basis.
shelves with supplies and instruments.
High School graduate or GED.
Central Processing Certification Required within 6 months of hire.
One to two years Central Processing experience preferred.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Good eye to hand coordination.
A sound understanding of the English language.
Ability to think quickly and use sound judgment.
Good interpersonal relation skills.
Ability to work well under extreme pressure and stress.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/JOB CONDITIONS
The job involves a large amount of time spent walking and standing. The job also involves routine lifting of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The job involves routine lifting contact with caustic materials used in cleaning and disinfection, infectious material, pressured steam equipment.
There is a high level of noise, heat, and humidity due to the sterilization process.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion,
national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of