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Certified Central Services Tech (Evenings)

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Processes and provides clean and sterilized supplies and equipment for patient use.

What you will do
  • Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills.
  • Makes daily rounds on nursing units and collects soiled equipment and instruments and returns items to department.
  • Sorts, cleans and sterilizes equipment including washers, sterilizers, ultrasonic, etc.
  • Follows all safety and security protocols according to department procedure manual.
  • Assembles wraps and verifies instruments for sterilization according to Department procedures manual.
  • Visually monitors expiration dates for sterile items at various locations and reprocesses any outdated items on a timely basis.
  • Retrieves and issues items according to verbal or written requests.
  • Maintains a clean environment including disinfecting countertops wiping down racks and other equipment according to department procedure.
  • Demonstrates basic math skills when accounting for sterile supplies.
  • Distinguishes and identifies various instruments.
  • Operates Sterrad sterilizer.
  • Performs any duties as assigned.
  • Complies with all CSS policies and AAMI, AORN and Infection Prevention standards as to biological/load record documentation, accuracy of instrument trays and proper placement of all chemical indicators required for sterilization assurance.


Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent Preferred

Experience Qualifications
  • Experience in Central Sterile Department Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
  • Certified as Central Sterile Technician Upon Hire Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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