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University of Rochester Central Services Technician - 234763 in Rochester, New York

Central Services Technician Job ID 234763

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Time as Reported Grade 025 Ambul Surg Ctr-Sawgrass


6:00 AM-10:00 PM



Duties include technical knowledge in preparing instruments, equipment and supplies for the Ambulatory Surgical Center adhering to principles of sterile techniques. Is responsible for proper care and handling of instruments. Assists the clinical staff by performing assistive/advocacy services in caring for the patient.


  • Follows policies, protocols, techniques and manufacturer’s guidelines when reprocessing and assembling and maintaining specialized instruments and equipment utilized in the operating room and patient care area.

  • Responsible for proper care of instruments and equipment ensuring that utilization is in accordance with manufacturers’ guidelines. Initiates and/or participates in quality assurance and continuous quality monitoring and utilizes results to initiate/recommend changes as indicated.

  • Documents required information and maintains records for instruments and equipment.

  • Undertakes continuous education and trains in all areas of sterile processing, including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations.

  • Identifies, pick, distributes supplies and stock items including equipment requests and delivers them to appropriate areas. Also, monitoring stock levels and assisting in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing.

  • Responsible for providing biological and chemical test solutions to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.

    Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • One to three years of experience preferred

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

  • Previous operating room or medical/surgical experience in a health care facility preferred

  • Acceptable communication skills and understand verbal and written instructions required.


    If hired on or after January 1, 2014, candidate must pass a nationally accredited central service exam for central service technicians; and hold and maintain one of the following credentials administered by a nationally accredited central service technician credentialing organization within eighteen months of hire: certified registered central service technician credential; certified sterile processing and distribution technician credential; or a substantially equivalent credential.

    In addition, twelve CEU credits must be obtained annually. If hired on or before December 31, 2013, ten CEU credits must be obtained annually.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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