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Decontamination of Instruments, Rigid Scopes and Equipment: Follow Departmental, manufacturer, and regulatory guidelines while performing assigned duties in the decontamination area. Complies with Hospital Infection Control practices.
Check decontamination equipment for proper function. Operate equipment according to Departmental and manufacturer guidelines.
Inspect and prepare surgical instruments for cleaning and decontamination.
Decontaminate surgical instruments, rigid scopes and equipment.
Receive, tag, and process non bar-coded instruments from clinical areas and patient floors
Clean and disinfects patient care equipment.
Assembly and Packaging: Fellow Departmental and manufacturer guidelines in the assembly and preparation of surgical instruments.
Assemble all basic instrument sets.
Assemble all complex/specialty sets (This task should be performed by CPD Technician II only after proper training has been provided).
Demonstrate a working knowledge in the assembly and preparation of instrument sets for the appropriate method of sterilization.
Sterile Storage, Distribution and Case Cart Assembly: Assemble case carts and distribute items in accordance with Departmental policy and procedure
Utilize the instrument management system to accurately document the distribution of trays and individual instruments during the case cart assembly and distribution process.
Assemble case carts in sequence of the surgical schedule in accordance with Pick List.
Place items in case carts to ensure easy access, visible label and to support good ergonomics.
Central Processing Certification Required
High school Diploma or G.E.D.
4+ years of relevant experience (preferred)
Ability to read, write and understand basic instructions
Some heavy lifting
Some heavy pulling & pushing
Standing for long periods of time
Working with hazardous chemicals
Working in area with high temperatures
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.