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Instrument Technician II

University Hospital
Category | Unlicensed Patient Care & Technicians Job Schedule | Part Time Job Shift | Day Shift Job ID | 00070784 Post Date | Feb. 21, 2024 Department | OR Sterile Processing
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POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary purpose of Sterile Processing is to assist in direct patient care by ensuring the Operating Room staff has correct, fully functional, sterile surgical instrumentation delivered in a timely manner consistent with the highest standards of customer service. Instrument Techs are asked to perform the four basic departmental functions (decontamination, prep and pack, sterilization, and dispatch) with efficiency, expertise, and accuracy. The manner in which an Instrument Tech will perform these duties will be characterized by resourcefulness, determination, courtesy, and professionalism. Techs are expected to build and maintain a comprehensive body of knowledge with respect to the standards and procedures associated with the preparation, sterilization, storage, and delivery of surgical instrumentation. Complies with UH and Departmental policies.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent experience is required. One year experience as an operating room sterile processing technician or equivalent experience and certification through the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) CSPDT or the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) CRCST is required. New hires must obtain a certification within one year from date of hire, current employees are required to submit a certification one year from date of notification. Course work in surgical instrumentation or central supply/materials management is preferred.

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