Qualifications Required :
Certification in CSSD
Experience Required :
Two (2) years’ experience in CSSD
Responsibilities / Duties :
Received contaminated devises, instruments and equipment in the decontamination area and reduces the bioburden, being sure to always don personal protective equipment.
Uses chemical disinfectants and sterilises according to safety procedures
Operates the decontamination and terminal sterilization equipment and reports all malfunctions or changes in the parameters
Sorts, inspects, assemble and wraps or packages all decontaminated items
Assures proper sterility of all processes items by adhering to established sterilization procedures including loading, unloading, storage, handling techniques and sterility assurance monitors.
Incubates Biological Monitors and records all monitor results according to established procedures. Applies tracking labels
Prepares single items and various sets as designated
Stocks CSSD carts with processes linin or instruments according to the pre-determined items and quantities necessary to bring the cars to par level
Reduce microbial growth and the transmission of microorganisms by daily damp dusting with the approve hospital disinfectant.
Inspects and cleans sterilization equipment in CSSD according to established schedule
Completes all requisitions and forms for issues during the work shift. Effects emergency issues rom the Medical Stores area.
Requisitions supplies and re-stocks shelves with products necessary for CSSD operation. Rotates stock on a first in / first out basis.
Checks all items for sterilization
Maintains control of traffic in all restricted areas of the department including the proper use of surgical scrub attire
Assists in new employee orientation
Follows all Hospital related policies and procedures
Participates in self and other’s education, training and development as applicable
Performs other related duties as assigned