Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Lead Certified Central Sterile Processing Technician for the Administration Department at the Eric B. Chandler Health Center of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The Lead Central Sterile Technician will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Central Sterilization. Maintains all aspects of sterilization procedures related to dental and medical instruments and supplies associated with patient care within the various clinical operators. Handles assigned projects and ensures all the needs of Central Sterilization are met while providing work direction and guidance.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Operates and monitors steam autoclaves and other sterilizing equipment.
Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, equipment, and assembles self-sealing sterilization pouches, wraps, sterilizers cassettes, trays and instruments.
Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and equipment.
Ensures that sterile processes are maintained and use effective infection control practices.
Verifies that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement. and removes defective equipment
Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety and environmental and infection control standards.
Maintains storage rooms in a neat and orderly manner in keeping with the highest standards of sanitation.
Minimum Education and Experience:
New Jersey Central Service Certification.
Two (2) years of experience in a health care, medical or dental setting or a closely related setting using sterile procedures.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of decontamination, sterilization, assembly, packing and monitoring of instrumentation.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift, push and pull greater than 75 pounds.
Will be required to travel and may be reassigned or required to work temporarily at satellite sites.
Posting Number: 19ST4722
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 105304
About Rutgers University
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