Central Sterile Supply Technician

Job ID: 11930

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Fort Bragg

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North Carolina (NC)

Gross Pay: $31.98

CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY TECHNICIAN

“We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"

 

SITE OF SERVICE:

  • Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC 

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

·   Education: Certificate of completion of a central sterile supply training course.

·   Certification: Current certification by:

  • The International Association of Healthcare Central Services Materials Management

OR

  • The National Institute of Health Care Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel.

·   Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience as a CSST.

·   Certification: Basic Life Support Certification through American Heart or American Red Cross

·   U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.

·   English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

·   HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required.

 

CORE DUTIES: 

·   Receive, disassemble and inspect reusable medical devices and surgical instrumentation for damage.

·   Receive and dispose of regulated medical waste, general waste and soiled linen.

·   Comply with OSHA regulations governing the wearing of personal protective equipment at all times when working in the decontamination area.

·   Determine the correct method of decontamination to include the following: removal of blood, tissue fragments, body fluids and other gross contaminants. Decontamination methods shall include wiping, soaking, rinsing, scrubbing and using ultrasonic and washer decontamination/sterilizer equipment.

·   Examine all items after decontamination/pre-sterilization procedures to ensure that gross contaminants have been removed and that instruments function properly.

·   Ensure that all medical devices and surgical instrumentation are properly labeled and identified.

·   Assemble and prepare the full range of specialty trays and instrument sets. Select correct wrapping or packaging material for medical devices and surgical instrument sets, select sterilization process in accordance with standard MTF procedures to include: Ethylene Oxide (ETO) or Steam Sterilization.Correctly label, seal, wrap or place in rigid containers, items with appropriate chemical indicator tape, and aerate gas sterilized items for the correct period of time.

·   Receive sterilized trays, sets, and equipment from the sterilizer; check for integrity of sterilization, (i.e., color changes on indicator tapes, external and internal indicators, and dampness of packages); stock and properly store sterile items in sterile storage room in accordance with MTF procedures.

·   Assist with decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilization, storage and issuing of medical/surgical instrument sets, instruments and supplies.

·   Provide wards, clinics and other users with sterile supplies and other SPD issued items.

 

HOURS:

·   Central Sterile Supply Technician services on a full-time time basis, 24/7, for the Department of Operative and Anesthesia Services.

·   Scheduled work hours are up to 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, to include weekends and federal holidays.

·   Total work hours shall not exceed 40 hours per week, unless mutually agreed upon by the contract employee and Chief, Anesthesia Nursing or designee, in writing.

·   Shifts may range from 8 hours to 12 hours at the contractor's discretion with approval from the Chief, Sterile Processing.

BASE DOWN DAYS:

·       During a planned closure of the facility due to training, closures before or after holidays family down days, Employee will only be compensated for the actual hours worked. If clinic is closed and employee is not able to work, employee will be required to use leave or take LWOP (without penalty). 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Team work skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

 

LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Links:

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https://lukestaffing.com/

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