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Sterile Processing Technician 1
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the general direction of the Administrative Nurse and the MSO, serve as an Instrument Technician within the Surgical Supply division of the main operating rooms. Ability to process surgical instrumentation in a decontamination setting and sterilization of instrument trays, which are necessary to provide continuous service for all surgical procedure rooms. Operate steam and gas autoclaves, sonic equipment, aerator, heat sealers and dumb waiter. Store, date and rotate supplies according to JCAHO policies

Job Qualifications
Working knowledge of aseptic technique, sterile fields and the principles of an Operating Room decontamination required. Prefer demonstrated skills in proper maintenance and cleaning of instrumentation. Correct use of autoclaves and various decontamination equipment. Working knowledge of bacteriology and medical terminology beneficial. Oral and written skills to collect and relay information accurately. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with all staff. Skill in performing calmly during emergent and /or stressful situations by taking an appropriate action. Skill in working as part of a team. Ability in the correct usage of proper English grammar and vocabulary to supervise, orient and train team members. Ability to handle carts weighing 200 lbs. Ability to stand for long periods of time.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.