Position Title: Surgical Services –Inventory Supply/Central Sterile tech
Responsible to: Director of Surgical Services
DATE: January 14th, 2016
JOB SUMMARY: The Inventory Supply/Central Sterile tech is a professional who
assists the surgical team, and must be able to anticipate the needs of the unit. The
primary job responsibility is to maintain supplies/instruments on hand for upcoming
surgical procedures. The technician must have knowledge of sterile technique and be
able to follow and maintain strict sterile technique guidelines. The tech is also
responsible for reconciling patient charges, ordering, maintaining inventory on hand and
anticipate upcoming needs in advance. The inventory supply/central sterile technician
works under the supervision of the charge nurse and central sterile coordinator of the
unit.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work environment is located in a comfortable indoor area.
Conditions such as noise, odors, cramped workspace and/or fumes could sometimes
cause discomfort.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
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Knowledge of the current electronic medical record for billing and ordering
purposes recommended
Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and equipment highly preferred
Sterile conscious required
Knowledge of surgical supplies
Current BLS or within 6 months of hire
RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Director of Surgical Services. Also reports
clinically to the unit charge nurse in collaboration with the central sterile coordinator.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequency Scale: 1 = Rarely/Never; 2 = Occasionally; 3 = Frequently and 4 = Consistently
Activity
Climbing
Hand-Eye
Coordination
1
2
3
4
Activity
1
2
3 4
Talking
x
x
- Normal
Conversations
Activity
1
2 3 4
Lifting
x
- Over 50#
x
Board Policy: 10.04 G (Attachment)
Effective Date: January 25, 2008
Kneeling
- Loud
Commands or
Public
Speaking
x
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- Over 25#
x
- Under 25#
x
Pulling
x
Hearing
Pushing
x
- Normal
Conversations
x
Memory
Reaching
x
- Other
Sounds or
Auditory
Alarms
x
- Short term
x
- Long Term
x
Standing
x
Vision
Sitting
x
- Acuity, Near
x
Stooping
x
- Acuity, Far
x
- Color Vision
x
Walking
x
Range of
Motion
Use of
Hands
x
Analytical
Thinking
Attention to
Detail
Concentration
x
Decision
Making
x
x
x
- Arms
x
- General
Manual
Dexterity
x
Reading
x
- Shoulders
x
- Keyboard
Skills or
Typing
x
Writing
x
CORE DEPARTMENTAL COMPETENCIES:
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Accurate stock quantities on hand
Thorough review of patient charges
They will provide correct instrumentation for procedure as requested
The technician can demonstrate the ability to assist the staff in the
operating room and endoscopy suite
 Follows hospital policies and procedures
 Utilize time management skills to facilitate the schedule
 Routinely attends departmental meetings and hospital forums
Board Policy: 10.04 G (Attachment)
Effective Date: January 25, 2008
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Routinely participates in department projects to continuously improve the
department and/or organization
Assists co-workers as needed/requested
Completion of mandatory department and hospital education
This is not necessarily an inclusive list of all responsibilities, skills, tasks,
requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves
the right to modify essential functions of the job or to require that other or
different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies,
changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technical developments).
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