Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Hospital Central Services Technician 2. Under general guidance of the CSPD Manager and the Program Coordinator, the Hospital Central Services Technician 2 (C-Core Tech) will perform work relating to the OR Center-Core Supply Program. The work requires specialized/in-depth knowledge of supplies and instrumentation for any given case.
Primary Duties include:
Under general direction, decontaminate process, sterilize, and assemble complex arrangements of specialized and intricate surgical instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical procedures following established quidelines.
Prioritize the need for instruments, equipment and supplies based on the scheduled surgical cases, surgeries in process and surgical cases added during the work schedule.
Disassemble and decontaminate equipment and instruments using approved disinfectants, detergents, soaps, cleaners and processing methods.
Inspect, test, reassemble, test for proper functioning, package, label and date instrumentation and equipment
Serve as a liaison between the surgical services staff, outside sources, and processing room staff to communicate status of requests for instruments and equipment.
Provide technical support and assistance to operating room staff within a sterile environment regarding the assembly and operation of surgical instruments, equipment and supplies.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.