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Certified Instrument Technician II - Atrium Health Huntersville Surgery Center Sterile Processing Part-Time Days

Huntersville, NC, United States
Job ID: 118331
Job Family: Support Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 4-6 hours per day 3-4 days per week
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 16061033136002-Ambulatory Services

Overview

Atrium Health Huntersville Surgery Center, offers comfortable, intimate surroundings for outpatient surgery. We offer four outpatient surgery suites with state-of-the-art technology, coupled with fully equipped pre- and post-operative care areas. We focus on providing a high level of care in a private outpatient setting.

Job Summary

Ensures all surgical instruments and equipment are decontaminated, assembled, inspected, packaged, sterilized, stored, distributed, and tracked based on quality and infection prevention standards. Demonstrates proficiency in four service lines and the ability to work with complex surgical instrumentation.



Essential Functions
 

  • Adheres to safety standards. Transports and handles soiled items and sterile items with appropriate traffic flow.
  • Identifies, responds & reports malfunctions and/or alarms.
  • Performs efficacy and quality testing for all processes and equipment.
  • Identifies manual and/or mechanical cleaning according to the manufacturer’s IFU for all general, laparoscopic, robotic, orthopedic, neuro, cardiovascular, ophthalmologic, power, instrumentation.
  • Performs flexible scope processing utilizing High Level Disinfection (HLD).
  • Determines, prepares, and uses supplies required in the assembly process.
  • Identifies, inspects, assembles general and specialty instruments checking for cleanliness & functionality utilizing count sheets.
  • Packages and labels instrumentation following standards.
  • Safely determines sterilization equipment functionality, operation, monitoring, and maintenance with verification and documentation of sterilization process.
  • Performs high temperature (steam) and low temperature (gas plasma, ethylene oxide, liquid chemical) sterilization.

 

Physical Requirements
 

 

Works in-patient care areas independently under stressful conditions. Continuous standing and walking; bending and/or stooping; reaching and/or stretching; pushing and/or pulling heavy loads. Ability to lift to 40 lbs. 

Education, Experience and Certifications.
High school diploma or equivalent required. 4 years experience required. Certified Sterile Processing Technician (CSPDT) or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) required. Membership in a professional central/sterile processing organization preferred.