Cedars-Sinai Instrument Technician - Infection Prevention Control in Los Angeles, California
Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?
Do you want to be a part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? As an Instrument Technician at Cedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every single day and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something incredible – for yourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety
Under direct supervision, the Instrument Technician is responsible for cleaning and reprocessing instruments and equipment through use of high level disinfection (HLD) and sterilization equipment, following infection prevention policies and procedures, and maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
Instrument Technician Job Duties and Responsibilities:
You will perform and maintain competencies in the reprocessing of instruments and related equipments
You will demonstrate an awareness of the daily schedule and maintain a steady level of productivity. Ensure adequate inventory of instruments and equipment to meet the needs of providers to perform procedures at outpatient clinical sites
You will adhere to infection control practices to prevent blood borne pathogen exposure, and cross-contamination
You will assist provider during examination/procedures
You will use chemicals and high level disinfectants and associated accessories according to manufacturer’s instructions for use
You will accurately complete all required logs and documents
You will participate in quality improvement programs as needed
You will inspect and assemble instruments
You will dispense and clean instrumentation and equipment
You will disassemble instrumentation and test for proper functioning
1 year - Sterile Processing or Surgical Technologist experience to include decontamination, manual cleaning, wrapping, sterilization, high level disinfection and infection control of basic instrumentation or related field.
High School Diploma/GED
Vocational/Technical Diploma - Completion of a formal or on-the-job reprocessing training program and ability to demonstrate competency.
Basic Life Support (American Heart Association Healthcare Provider) Required
Certified Registered Central Services Technician - Preferred
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.