Equipment Handler - Central Sterile Reprocessing (FT) - Nights at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire

Job Description:

 Sign on and retention bonuses available up to $5,000*

Full-time, 40-hour per week, evening shift position (3pm-11:30pm) - Mon Fri 

*Additional 10% shift differential offered for Evening shift


Assists with the day-to-day responsibilities of the Central Sterile Reprocessing Department related to the workflow of instruments and equipment from the Operating Rooms (and satellite areas) through CSR Decontam and Assembly area.

  1. Unloads Instrumentation and Cart
    washers, dry and put away items as needed. Reports any suspected equipment
    malfunctions to Decontam Pod Leader & CSR Leaders.

  2. Operates all washers.

  3. Assists Sterile Reprocessing Technicians
    by restocking supplies, distributing supplies, folding towels, wrapping basins,
    clearing Decontam window, unloading Decontam elevator, replenishing racks, and
    breaking down case carts.

  4. Sends/ receives Trash Carts to/ from the
    OR when appropriate.  Handle contaminated
    waste with proper care and handling techniques.

  5. Cleans and disinfects all soiled equipment returning
    from the ORs and satellite areas.

  6. Performs decontamination procedures following
    prescribed specifications

  7. Operates machinery in strict accordance
    with departmental procedures and manufacturer’s instructions 

  8. Assists in the disassembly of
    instrumentation and processing following prescribed manufacturer guidelines.

  9. Attends and participates in in-services
    within the department, as well as educational programs.

Perform other duties as required or assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate required.

  • Able to prioritize and work with constant interruptions required.

  • Good communication skills desired.

  •  Basic computer skills required.

  • The ability to be bonded at Hospital expense required.

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

  • None