Certified Central Service TechKern Valley Hospital
Responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the surgery department adhering to established infection control practices. Inspects and ensures proper operation of autoclave units and reports visible signs of malfunction to manager. Runs biological and chemical tests at beginning of shift and records results in appropriate log. Has thorough knowledge of medical terminology and nomenclature of items and equipment used by the department.
High School graduate or equivalent. Requires Central Service Technician Certification with one year of experience preferred. However, may consider exceptional new grad. Must be conscientious with regard to procedures and capable of working under pressure and interacting professionally, tactfully and respectfully with other staff within the hospital. Basic computer skills required