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Central Sterile Specialist Tech - FULLTIME
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Iberia Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY: Within the OR managerial structure, the Central Sterile Specialist is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the activities of the Central Sterile Department to ensure quality service. Responsible for supervising, training and assisting the Director in evaluating the performance of all Central Sterile employees. Assures that the standards of operation of the department are in compliance with standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the Department of Health, JCAHO and others. Directs and monitors preparation and maintenance of related charts and sterilization records. Assures the proper operation, cleaning and preventative maintenance of equipment supplied by the department. Must be conscientious with regard to procedures and capable of working under pressure and interacting professionally with other departments within the hospital. Collaborates with the Operating Room and other departments to provide quality care and supplies needed for patient care.


Requirements:

JOB RELATIONSHIP

WORKERS SUPERVISED: Central Sterile Inst. Tech. And others when assisting in the department.

SUPERVISED BY: OR Charge Nurse and the Unit Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.EDUCATION

High School Graduate

Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program preferred

2.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

Eligible for certification in Surgical Technology or Central Sterile Processing

3.TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Previous OR or Central Sterile experience preferred, but not required.

4.JOB KNOWLEDGE

Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and nomenclature of items and equipment used by the department.

Knowledgeable with cleaning and sterilization procedures and techniques.

Complete knowledge of surgical procedures and the instrumentation used for them.

Knowledge of infection control and OSHA guidelines.

Able to use independent judgement in effectively recommending firing, hiring or disciplining of employees under his/her direction.
To apply online email your resume to hr@iberiamedicalcenter.com. Please reference the job title in the subject line.

 

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