Under the general direction of
the Director of Perioperative Services and the MSO III of Sterile Processing at
SMUCLA Medical Center and OR the incumbent will perform duties as a Central
Sterile Tech I. Ability to process surgical instrumentation in a
decontamination setting and sterilization of instrument trays, which are
necessary to provide continuous service for all surgical procedure rooms.
Operate steam, sonic equipment, heat sealers, cart washer, etc. Store, date and
rotate supplies according to JCAHO policies.Qualifications
Required: A working knowledge
of aseptic technique, the sterile field and the principle of the Operating Room
decontamination is required. Ability to demonstrate proper maintenance and
cleaning of surgical instruments. Ability to demonstrate the correct use of
autoclaves. Ability to demonstrate proper decontamination techniques. Working
knowledge of bacteriology and medical terminology. Ability to handle heavy
carts. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Skills to collect and relay
information accurately. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain
cooperative working relationship with all levels of staff. Oral and written
knowledge of the English language.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.