SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Cleans, wraps, sterilizes, stores and distributes equipment, supplies and instruments used in patient care.
SCOPE: To provide sterilized equipment and instruments for surgical procedures.
Advanced Sterile Processing Coordinate and assist with direction of the shift. Functions as preceptor and educates. Maintain PAR levels to assure inventory, trays and instrumentation. Maintains adequate stock and storage of supplies and equipment to ensure instrumentation and scopes are available.
Equipment Operation Operates equipment to decontaminate, prep and pack, sterilize, pick instruments and trays to set up case carts.
Instrumentation Records and reports malfunctioning equipment and broken instrumentation, scopes and supplies in order to ensure adequate availability
Workflow Enhances daily Perioperative and clinic flow
Quality and Process Improvement Engages in quality assurance activities and lean/process improvement projects
High school diploma or equivalent
2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Certified Registered Central Supply Technician (CRCST) through International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
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