Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?
Be part of an amazing patient care team! Under direct supervision, the instrument technician is responsible for cleaning and reprocessing instruments and equipment through use of high level disinfection (HLD) and sterilization equipment, following infection prevention policies and procedures, and maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
Under direct supervision, the Instrument Technician is responsible for cleaning and reprocessing instruments and equipment through use of high level disinfection (HLD) and sterilization equipment, following infection prevention policies and procedures, and maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
Instrument Technician Job Duties and Responsibilities:
You will perform and maintain competencies in the reprocessing of instruments and related equipment's
You will demonstrate an awareness of the daily schedule and maintain a steady level of productivity. Ensure adequate inventory of instruments and equipment to meet the needs of providers to perform procedures at outpatient clinical sites
You will adhere to infection control practices to prevent blood borne pathogen exposure, and cross-contamination
You will assist provider during examination/procedures
You will use chemicals and high level disinfectants and associated accessories according to manufacturer's instructions for use
You will accurately complete all required logs and documents
You will participate in quality improvement programs as needed
You will inspect and assemble instruments
You will dispense and clean instrumentation and equipment
You will disassemble instrumentation and test for proper functioning
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.