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Central Processing Technician II, (40 hours, Nights)

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 4/2/2020
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The CPD Technician II is a certified technician responsible for decontamination, packaging, sterilization, and distribution of medical/surgical supplies. The role is highly technical and detail orientated. The CPD Technician II must have a thorough knowledge of microbiology, cleaning procedures, disinfection, sterilization and the care, handling, disassembly and re-assembly of equipment and surgical instrumentation. A CPD Tech II must also be thoroughly familiar with case cart/inventory management systems, ordering of supplies and equipment, stocking and maintaining par levels of certain supplies for the operating rooms and labor and delivery. Additional duties include: delivery, retrieval, decontamination, and re-assembly of all patient equipment for the Nursing services and assisting with training junior techs. CPD techs must be flexible for on-call rotation (when applicable), which includes rotating to cover nights, weekends and holiday shifts.

Requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or government recognized equivalent.

Requires a Certification as a Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) by the International Association for Central Sterile Healthcare Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), or, as a Central Sterile Professional Department Technician (CSPDT by the American Society of Healthcare Central Sterile Professionals (ASHCSP).

Additional requirement for Endoscopy only:

Certification as a flexible Endoscope Preprocessor by the International Association for Central Sterile Healthcare Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), or, by the American Society of Healthcare Central Processing Personnel (ASHCSP) is preferred prior to hire, and is required within one year of service.

Requires 2-5 years prior experience collecting, cleaning, decontaminating, packing, and storing sterile instruments.

For Endoscopy only: Requires at least one year prior experience collecting, cleaning, decontaminating, packing, and storing sterile instruments.

Requires ability to speak, read, write, and communicate in English effectively with CP Department managers, supervisors, and staff, Charge Nurses, MDs, and staff other clinical and support departments.

Ability to accurately interpret and use medical terminology and abbreviations.

Ability to access and enter computerized data and information.

Organizational skills to effectively set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.

Req ID: 14887

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