UPMC Sterile Processing Technician in Altoona, Pennsylvania


Full Time - Evening with Rotation and Call This is a union (AFSCME) position Posted: 9/15/2017

Purpose:Responsible for receiving, reprocessing, and distribution of clean and sterile supplies; cleaning and maintenance of CPR carts and isolation cabinets.Responsibilities:

Cleans and restocks CPR carts. Demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and working order for the Operating Room, OB, and other departments. Demonstrates working knowledge of sterilization techniques. Maintains working knowledge of all products in stock and their appropriate locations. Operates all departmental equipment and performs operator maintenance. Performs all assigned clerical duties, such as answering the telephone, recording of messages, and maintenance of records. Performs all duties according to department policies and procedures. Performs all duties related to decontamination, preparation, sterilization/disinfection, and dispatch of instruments, equipment and supplies for the Operating Room, OB, Cardiology, ED/Trauma, and Nursing and ancillary departments. Prepares and assembles special items, trays, and packs to meet stated needs of all hospital departments. Prepares case carts for the Operating Room.


Education and formal training required: High school graduate or GED. Prefer nursing assistant, previous experience as Sterile Processing Technician, surgical technician, or in Operating Room areas. Experience Required: Computer experience desirable. Eight weeks of on the job training.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

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