Purpose and Scope of the Job:
Responsible for receiving, cleaning, assembling, sterilizing, and packing of items/devices in accordance with the CSSD policies and procedure.
Main Duties and Responsibilities/Performance Standards:
1 Perform the daily testing of sterilizers; warm up cycle, Bowie Dick test, and biological spores test and files the result for documentation purposes.
2 Receive and record all items from allocated areas and deliver them to the decontamination area. Sort contaminated instruments/devices and thoroughly clean them following manufacturer’s instructions and established guidelines and procedures.
3 Check, clean, and operate autoclaves, washer disinfectors, ultrasonic machines, and other machines in CSSD.
4 Decontaminate surgical instruments and other supplies using the washer disinfector and disinfecting solutions.
5 Inspect all instruments and test the working condition to ensure integrity before packing.
6 Prepare checklist of contents and place the list inside the tray or pack with the indicator.
7 Assemble and pack instrument/devices sets using recommended packaging material and packaging techniques.
8 Check integrity of the packs, wrapper and seals after sterilization.
9 Follow infection control policies and procedures in every area to prevent cross infection.
10 Adhere to the appropriate dress code designated for each area, and follow infection control guidelines including but not limited to hand hygiene, proper PPE, etc.
1 Ability to tolerate prolonged standing. Ability to lift 30 KG and move cart in excess of 60 KG.
2 Knowledge of medical terminology.
3 Knowledge of aseptic and sterile technique
4 Knowledge of surgical instruments, supplies and equipment.
5 Knowledge of department policies, procedures and standards.
6 Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Diploma in sterile services or Training Certificate.
- Job Location:
- Al Kuwait, Kuwait
- Company Industry:
- Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Employment Type:
- Full Time Employee
- Monthly Salary Range:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Job Ref.:
- Career Level:
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience:
- Min: 2 Max: 4