Central Processing Technician - Wexford Hospital
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Posted on: April 10, 2021
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
* 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
* 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
* 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.
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standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of
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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
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the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not
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and regulations as well as company policies and training
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