The Sterile Supply Aide maintains supplies and equipment to be available for use on all nursing units, including Surgery, and other hospital departments as the need arises.
Cleans and loads sterilizers for proper sterilization process, unloads sterilizers on completion of sterilization process, returns items to their designated area and runs test packs.
Processes and cleans trays and instruments for use in Surgery, as well as exchanging case carts for surgical cases.
Assists in documentation of data for records needed for Sterile Processing Department, such as recording biological indicator results.
Performs computer related activities such as creating pick lists, sending patient charges and keeping count of inventory in department.
Assists in general cleaning (daily and monthly) to insure a neat, clean and safe department.
On-call response time as dictated per unit policy.
a.) High school graduate or equivalent.