Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This job receives, cleans, distributes and stores medical instruments and equipment.
- Cleans, disinfects, decontaminates, and sterilizes medical instruments and equipment using appropriate methods, substances and equipment. (30%)
- Receives, stocks, packages, and distributes medical instruments and equipment. (30%)
- Performs and documents required quality assurance testing and inspection on stock. Inventories and reorders supplies. (30%)
- Properly disposes of biohazardous substances, chemicals, medical waste, and unusable equipment and supplies. (10%)
- High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- For Central Service Technician (CST) hired after 12/29/2020 -- Employees who practice central sterile by the health care facility on or before December 29, 2020 are exempt from certification requirements:
- Pass a nationally accredited central service exam within 18 months from hire date
- Maintain one of the following: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) OR Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT)
- Sterile processing or hospital setting experience.
- Enrollment in a surgical tech / sterile processing program.
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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