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POST DATE 2/20/2017
END DATE 6/7/2017

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Description:

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 and gas autoclaves, sonic equipment, aerator, heat sealers and dumb waiter. Store, date and rotate supplies according to JCAHO policies

Job Qualifications:

Current Central Sterile certification strongly preferred. At least 6 months to 1-year experience strongly recommended. 1) Strictly obeys the healthcare regulations for infection control: failure to adhere to these regulations will result in disciplinary action. 2) Properly utilizes and provides resource information regarding proper sterilization techniques, product information, equipment operation, etc. to fellow staff and other healthcare team members, serves as a resource for people needing direction as required. 3) Consistently demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. 4) Actively participates in Quality Management and PIE programs. 5) Consistently adheres to UCLA Perioperative Services policies and procedures. 6) Attends all in-services/workshops as requested. Assists in the orientation and skill development of new staff members. Attends and participates in required fire, safety, disaster, body mechanics, etc. classes and/or drills. 7) Always ensures a safe working environment for self and co-workers. Monitors and reports unsafe acts or conditions and takes appropriate proactive steps to resolve and/or report. 8) Consistently maintains good guest relations interdepartmentally, interdepartmentally, using English language in both written and verbal format, uses good telephone etiquette, sensitive to co-workers, patients, physicians, and family members, consistently maintains a courteous and respectful manner, confidentiality of patients, healthcare or physician related information 9) Maintains a positive attitude and behavior: efficient and productive with time utilization. Strives to be a team player. Adapts to change in workload. Conducts personal business on break or lunchtime. 10) Always rotates supplies, both prepackaged and interdepartmentally packaged, using the first in/first out method. Always inspects for package integrity and appropriate change of chemical indicators. 11) Always responds to the needs of all areas. If unable to meet their needs keeps, them informed and offer alternatives. Prioritizes appropriately and knows when to call for assistance. 12) Able to rotate efficiently to all shifts as assigned

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