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Technician, CSS - Cert-Per Diem

NYU Winthrop

Technician, CSS - Cert-Per Diem

Mineola, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    NYU WINTHROP is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

    POSITION SUMMARY: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Technician, CSS - Cert. In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for the decontamination, sterilization, and preparation of instruments and patient care equipment. Restocks/exchanges crash carts, issues supplies, operates sterilization equipment, and maintains required documentation for regulatory compliance.


    • Follows proper procedure for biological monitoring of sterilizers as per regulatory and hospital requirements. Responsible for daily review, compliance, and maintenance of all sterilization and biological monitoring records. Responsible for Sterility Assurance through the use of appropriate chemical and biological indicators and verification of sterilizer parameters.
    • Responsible for the understanding of the functionality and appropriate use of the Sterrad Sterilization System, precautions, and compatibility of scopes and electronic equipment.
    • Responsible for the understanding of the functionality and appropriate use of the Washer Decontaminator and chemical detergent and additive dilutions.
    • Responsible for the appropriate handling and processing of Contaminated Instruments and equipment.
    • Responsible for the proper identification, functionality, and preparation of surgical instruments for all hospital services.
    • Responsible for the proper Supply Distribution.
    • Responsible for crash cart restock and exchange.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify you must have a High School or GED. Certified and Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) OR Certification from the Certification for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD).

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1- 2 years Central Service or Surgical Processing. Basic knowledge of aseptic techniques and procedures, sterilization techniques and procedures, infection control and work flow principles and requirements, equipment and supply processing. Demonstrated knowledge of all medical and surgical equipment and supplies within aHospital setting and the ability to identify items and ensure accuracy against catalog listing of surgical instruments and equipment. Exercises responsible judgment to provide necessary supplies and equipment for patient care. Familiarity with a variety of surgical equipment, including but not limited to: dental, optometry/ophthalmology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, ENT, GYN, cardiology, dermatology, urology, podiatry, and general surgery.

    Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization. NYU Winthrop provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. NYU Winthrop is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Winthrop's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

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