CS Tech I

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New London, CT
Feb 15, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Performs A Variety Of Tasks Related To Cleaning, Decontamination, Assembly, Sterilization And Distribution Of Medical/Surgical Linens, Equipment, Instrumentation And Supplies For The Care And Treatment Of Patients.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. C.S. Tech I, Ii, Iii:
  • 2. Inspects, Folds, Assembles, Wraps, And Labels Reusable Linens For Sterilization.
  • 3. Performs Individualized Cleaning And Decontamination Procedures On General Instrumentation And Equipment; Identifies Items Requiring Special Handling And Initiates Appropriate Procedures.
  • 4. Inspects, Assembles, Packages, And Labels General Instrument Sets And Med-Surgical Supplies For Sterilization.
  • 5. Inventories Supply Carts And Par Level Stock; Accurately Checks And/Or Replenishes Each Item.
  • 6. Ensures That All Components Of Patient Equipment Are Clean, Functional, And Correctly Assembled.
  • 7. Transports Supplies/Equipment To/From User Areas, Observing Correct Procedure And Aseptic Technique.
  • 8. Maintains Clean Work Area; Replenishes Supplies As Needed And Monitors Equipment Function.
  • 9. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 10. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.
  • 11. C. S. Tech Ii, Iii:
  • 12. Inspects And Assembles Instruments And Related Supplies In Specialty, Medical-Surgical Procedure Trays.
  • 13. Inventories Supply/Exchange Carts And Resuscitation Carts, Checking Equipment Function, Replenishing Stock, Replacing Outdated Supplies, And Accurately Documenting Required Data.
  • 14. Performs Terminal Sterilization By Required Method Of Steam/Ethylene Oxide/Gas Plasma/Dry Heat, Following Established Procedures. Demonstrates Basic Operational Knowledge Of Equipment Function; Identifies And/Or Corrects Malfunctions.
  • 15. Performs Required Test Cycles And Biological Monitoring Of Sterilizers And Designated Equipment And Accurately Interprets And Documents Results As Required.
  • 16. Performs Individualized Cleaning/Decontamination Procedures On Specialized Surgical Instruments And Equipment; Identifies Items Requiring Special Handling And Initiates Appropriate Procedures.
  • 17. Assembles Surgical Case Carts, Ensuring Availability Of Supplies According To Established Schedules, And For Emergency And/Or Added Cases As Required; Selects And Prints Appropriate Pick Sheets For Specific Procedures And Surgeons, As Needed.
  • 18. Inspects And Assembles Surgical Instrumentation And Equipment, Ensuring Accuracy, Cleanliness And Proper Function; Correctly Packages And Labels Each Item, And Documents Missing Items.
  • 19. Responds Appropriately To All Requests From Patient Care Areas; Demonstrates Good Independent Judgement In Critical Situations.
  • 20. Enters Patient/Department Charges/Credits In Main Hospital Computer System, Monitoring For Accuracy And Documenting Issues/Locations. Answers Phone Calls; Responds Appropriately To All Requests.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Minimum Of A High School Education Required. Basic Math Skills Required.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Prior Cs/Or Or Related Medical Field Desired But Not Essential. Cs Certification By An Approved Agency Preferred. Knowledge Of Medical Terminology Preferred.


    LICENSURE:

    N/A

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    C. S. Technician Iii Has Attained Full Competency And Cs Technical Certification By An Approved Agency.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Departmental Training Required To Learn Specific Job Tasks, Policies/Procedures And Standards Of Practice.

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 5114

    Department: Central Service
    Category: Nursing-support
    Sub Category: NON-CLINICAL
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 24.00