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Sterlization Techs

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Position Information

Title Sterlization Techs
Location Valhalla, NY
Department Dental
Position Number 1P9207
Job Description

The Instrument Technician disassembles, cleans, disinfects, sterilizes, assembles and stores equipment and supplies used in the lab. The Instrument Technician functions competently and independently, under the general direction of the supervisor or manager

Job Duties

• Demonstrates knowledge of financial implications of materials, equipment, and human resources.
• Certification in Surgical Services Specialty.
• Demonstrates proficient knowledge of sterile processing and current practice, AORN standards for sterile processing, AMII sterilization guidelines, JCAHO and OSHA compliance.
• Prefer graduation from either an accredited Instrument Room Technician training program or Central Processing (Central Services) training program.

Required Qualifications

Certified Sterile Processing Department Technician required. National certification with International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)within 6 months of hire, required.

5 year minimum CSP Technician experience. Thorough knowledge of supplies and equipment used in the field of sterile processing, storage, care, maintenance procedures; dealing with vendors and purchasing procedures.
Computer software knowledge preferred. Competent in methods of sterilization, AAMI, OSHA, and regulatory standards, and instrument tracking.

Preferred Qualifications

Llcensure, Registration, Certification

• Prefer Central Service/Materials Management certification.

Special Training/Skills

• Requires basic knowledge of disinfection and sterilization principles and procedures; knowledge of hospital/surgical supplies and equipment, ability to recognize instruments by name and identify if working

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properly; knowledge of proper cleaning, handling, inspecting, and maintenance of equipment to assure disinfection,sterility and proper functioning.
• Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.

Work Experience

• Requires a minimum of one year experience as an Instrument Technician (or equivalent experience in another related OR job), including central processing/central services and decontamination experience.

Physical Demands


Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00299P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents