Sterilization attendant
Hôpital général juif
Montreal, Canada
5d ago

Job Status : On Call

Number of days : Work Shifts :

Work Shifts : Rotation

Work Schedule : Length of Assignment :

Length of Assignment : Job Category :

Job Category :

General Work (Housekeeping, Food Service, Laundry, Transportation, Maintenance, etc.)

Number of positions available :

Posting Start Date : 2018-08-17

Posting End Date : 2018-08-31

Salary scale :

19,58 $ / h - 21,02 $ / h

Job Description :

In order to ensure patient safety, Sterilization Attendant responsibilities and tasks are established and periodically reviewed according to Infection and Control, CSA, Manufacturer and Departmental standards and best practices.

  • Decontaminates, cleans and reprocesses all reusable medical devices
  • Inspects reusable medical devices for function, sharpness, broken points, alignment and rust
  • Disassembles and reassembles instruments if necessary
  • Ensures chemical indicator is added to all trays, packs and sets
  • Assembles and wraps trays and sets with the appropriate equipment and / or linen referring to Kardex
  • Sorts, examines, folds, assembles and wraps all linen and gowns packs according to Kardex
  • Labels packs, trays and sets including personal identification
  • Secures packs and trays with autoclave tape and / or strapping machine
  • Loads and unloads sterilizers
  • Puts away reprocessed sterile goods into the sterile room or on appropriate carts
  • Cleans all equipment and working area
  • Stocks shelves
  • Empty linens tables / carts that come from the laundry (and bring the empty linen tables / carts back to laundry)
  • Operates sterilizers, washers and all requested equipment
  • Is responsible for ensuring that all sterilizers and washers are functioning, according to establish and accepted parameters
  • Performs autoclave daily testing (flush and Bowie Dick tests) and maintaining records
  • Performs bacterial testing every day
  • Prepares and delivers biological indicators to
  • Picks up soiled medical devices, bedside units and any other equipment for reprocessing on all floors, rooms and clinics
  • Disposes of full sharp containers
  • Picks up clean linen from laundry and bring back dirty linen to laundry
  • Fills requisitions from labs
  • Cleans and restocks crash cart and emergency boxes
  • Prepares and tests suction equipment
  • Delivers and picks up crash carts
  • Completes daily orders as requested
  • Maintain stock ready for sterilization
  • Requirements :

  • High school degree
  • AEC ou RAC en Retraitement des dispositifs médicaux
  • Knowledge and experience :
  • Basic French and English reading and writing skills.
  • Basic knowledge of computer.
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