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Job Details

Central Processing Department Technician

Category: Allied Health
Location:
CHA Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Department: Central Processing Dept
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: CHLABOR -Laborers Local 380
Work Days: Weekend and Varied weekday hours
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 01/11/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-83631

Job Details

  • In the Central Processing Tech role, you will be responsible for the receiving, decontamination, sterilization and distribution of surgical instruments and supplies for the Operating Room, Labor and Delivery, and Clinical Nursing areas. The schedule for this part time position will include varied hours during the weekday and Saturday Days. This position involves working as a CPD Tech at the Cambridge Hospital Campus.

    Qualifications
    Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent and one year experience as a Central Processing Tech with CRCST certification.

    Job Duties: Conducts daily biological monitoring and documentation of the OR Flash Sterilizers, and air removal testing. Collects and cleans soiled instruments and equipment from the OR, Nursing Units, and Clinics. Responsible for conducting daily floor rounds: equipment cleaning, inspection, storage-electrical charging, distribution, document pick up and delivery log, code cart restock, and pump and pole collection and cleaning. Inspects, assembles, and wraps clean instruments according to policy and industry standards. sorts and reports missing instruments or parts and documentation. Operates and maintains logs for high vacuum steam autoclaves, plasma sterilizer Sterrad NX & 100 and washer decontaminators. Maintain sterilization load records in the event of a 'Recall". Assembles surgical case carts using surgeon preference card pick lists and delivers case carts to designated location in OR. Helps maintain par levels of supplies for the OR, Nursing Units and Clinics as required/needed. Checks supplies and equipment on adult and pedi code carts against master list and replaces those items which may be missing. Identifies and segregates loaner trays for processing. Transport equipment as required.


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