Central Processing Tech 1 / 40 Hours / Evening / OR at Mass General Brigham in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 23 days ago.





Job Description:

Description

Responsible
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.

DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Receives,
cleans, and decontaminates soiled instruments using detergents, disinfecting
solutions and washer sterilizers.

Disposes
of contaminated trash and/or linen.

Handles
contaminated items from the OR or patient floors using universal precautions.

Operates
major sterilization equipment.

Wraps,
dates, and sterilizes all instruments and specialty items for distribution
throughout the hospital.

Assembles
minor instrument sets.

Responds
to OR needs via telephone, documents request and follows through with
distribution of items requested.

Setting
up Case Carts for surgical procedures on a routine and emergency basis.

Stocking
shelves with supplies and instruments.


Qualifications

Qualifications

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.


EEO Statement

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
disability.


Primary Location

:MA-Boston-BWH Boston Main Campus

Work Locations

:BWH Boston Main Campus75 Francis StBoston02115

Job

:Health Technician/Technologist

Organization

:Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Schedule

:Full-timeStandard Hours:40

Shift

:Evening Job

Employee Status

:RegularRecruiting Department:BWH Clinical Support Services

Job Posting

:Feb 5, 2021