CSS Technician

Company: Regional Health ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SD-Rapid City
High School
Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Summary

To perform all processing duties of medical/surgical supplies and equipment, both sterile and non-sterile, which include preparing, cleaning, processing, storing, and issuing. Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of implant sets, carts, and Pyxis supply inventory system for enhancing the quality of patient care. Work with other departments in the receiving and returning all equipment that has been sent for cleaning and sterilization.

Essential Job Functions

  • After sterilization process, consistently and accurately transfers sterile items to the sterile storage area, rotates supplies, and safeguards the integrity of sterile supplies through proper handling.
  • Accurately assembles decontaminated individual items, instruments, and trays. Accurately completes count sheet, tray menu, indicator strips, and sterilizing tapes as evidenced by observation and documentation.
  • Assists with monitoring and ordering non-sterile and sterile inventory to ensure replacement supplies are available when needed, as evidenced by observation and documentation.
  • Aware of care and handling of surgical instruments to prolong life of the instruments. Maintain quality of trays and individually packaged items in circulation by replacing items that are worn out or in need of repair as evidenced by observation and documentation.
  • Consistently notifies management team of missing or broken instrumentation verbally or in written form as evidenced by observation and documentation.
  • Demonstrates ability to accurately relieve and restock inventory from Pyxis supply station and Flex track system to ensure appropriate par levels of implants as evidenced by documentation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in decontamination, assembling, sterilizing, storing, distribution, and inventory of equipment, supplies, and implantation devices for patient care.
  • Education

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent


    1 year in sterile processing preferred

    Physical Demands: Very active; works on feet 75-100% of a shift; involves twisting, bending, squatting, walking, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, typing, grasping, feeling, talking, seeing, hearing, (no more than 40db loss with or without correction). Lifting range 1-50 pounds. Most frequently lifts 30 pounds. Pushing and pulling of large objects (200 pounds). Work schedule will be variable. Work Hours: 40 hrs./wk Night shift - varied shifts including weekends.
    Would work mostly 2:30pm-11:00pm

    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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