Mount Sinai Careers

CENTRAL STERILE SERVICES TECHNICIAN - FULL TIME

New York, New York
Support Services


Job Description

Responsible for sterilization and decontamination support to the Operating Room.  Using appropriate methods, will decontaminate all surgical instrumentation, equipment, and supplies.  Operates all decontamination equipment (washers, ultrasonic unit, etc.).  Will inspect and assemble all surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies.  Uses the appropriate packaging methods in preparation of instrumentation, equipment, and supplies for sterilization.  Identifies and packages all items to be gas sterilized.  Operates sterilization units (pre-vac units, flash units, sterrad, etc.).  Sterilizes instrument sets and other reusable supplies and equipment.  Performs the required quality assurance checks on sterilization units (Biological, Bowie Dick Tests, etc).  Maintains records of quality assurance checks with sterilization records.  Interprets sterilization graphs/printouts and other indicators.  Transports sterilized supplies to appropriate storage areas and restocks shelves.  Must possess knowledge of all supplies and equipment maintained by the department.  Distributes supplies to nursing care units and other departments as required.  Must check expiration dates and package integrity before storage and distribution.  May be required to perform other duties as required.  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Two years’ experience and must be IAHCSMM certified.  Must have excellent communication skills and follow written and verbal instructions.  

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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