Jan 14, 2021

Sterile Processing Technician 1, Per Diem - Surgery Center, Santa Monica

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesUnder the general direction of the MSO II serve as an Instrument Technician within the Sterile Processing division of the Surgery Center OR. Ability to process surgical instrumentation in a decontamination setting and sterilization of instrument trays, which are necessary to provide continuous service for all surgical procedure rooms. Operate steam and gas autoclaves, sonic equipment, aerator, heat sealers and dumb waiter. Store, date and rotate supplies according to JCAHO policies.  QualificationsStrictly obeys the healthcare regulations for infection control. Properly utilizes and provides resource information regarding proper sterilization techniques, product information, equipment operation, etc. to fellow staff and other healthcare team members. Consistently demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  Working knowledge of aseptic technique, the sterile field and the principle of the Operating Room decontamination Always rotates supplies, both prepackaged and interdepartmentally packaged, using the first in/first out method. Always inspects for package integrity and appropriate change of chemical indicators. Always responds to the needs of all areas. If unable to meet their needs keeps them informed and offer alternatives. Able to rotate efficiently to all shifts as assigned. Current Central Sterile certification preferred. At least 6 months of experience strongly preferred. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 79422821.jpg