Location: The Medical Center of Southeast Texas
Posted Date: 1/23/2020
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, and the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Central Sterile Technician is responsible for processing instrument trays and other supplies necessary for surgical procedures and assisting in the safe transport of patients to the operating room suites.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 1. High School Graduate or Equivalent.2. Training in Operating Room/ Medical Assisting preferred.3. Current certification in sterile processing preferred.4. Current verification of competency in Basic Life Support (BLS) ? Healthcare Provider Course.5. Previous clinical experience in Operating Room environment desired.POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Dictionary of Occupational Titles Strength Rating ?M.Exposure to routine hazards and risks involved in performing hospital activities, including potential exposure to infectious processes, potential exposure to hazardous substances including sterilization gases and chemicals, potential musculoskeletal injuries.