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CSSD Technician Job

NMC Healthcare

Valid Till: 05 July 2024

Food Lands Building, Abu Dhabi, AE

Job Description

  • Performs all functions of Central Supply Sterile Distribution (CSSD).
  • Ensures instruments and equipment are cleaned and decontaminated according to established guidelines policies and procedures. 
  • Ensures instrument sets are standardized, sterilized and in good working condition according to the hospital policies and procedures. 
  • Wash and decontaminate non sterile instruments and equipment by following the prescribed techniques.
  • Processes and maintains sterile instruments and surgical sets by adhering to adequacy of sets and correct handling techniques.
  • Is meticulous about infection control and safety policies.
  • Follows the appropriate procedures for obtaining and returning or cleaning / disposing of equipment and supplies.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and coordinates with the Education Department in the orientation of new staff according to the orientation program, hospital policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates CSSD supply needs and establishes a standard Central Supply Sterile Distribution (CSSD) inventory.
  • Monitors, documents and reports effectiveness of sterilizers.
  • Notifies appropriate departments on malfunctions of equipment or lack of supplies.
  • Develops, coordinates and participates in routine educational programs and staff meetings to facilitate professional growth and quality patient care.
  • Collects and distributes items to and from the units in a timely manner and correctly documents any shortage problems.
  • Directs and supervises activities of the Central Supply Sterile Distribution (CSSD) aide/assistant relating to the operation of washer/disinfectors and other related equipment.
  • Performs all functions of Central Supply Sterile Distribution (CSSD).
  • Ensures instruments and equipment are cleaned and decontaminated according to established guidelines policies and procedures. 
  • Ensures instrument sets are standardized, sterilized and in good working condition according to the hospital policies and procedures. 
  • Wash and decontaminate non sterile instruments and equipment by following the prescribed techniques.
  • Processes and maintains sterile instruments and surgical sets by adhering to adequacy of sets and correct handling techniques.
  • Is meticulous about infection control and safety policies.
  • Follows the appropriate procedures for obtaining and returning or cleaning / disposing of equipment and supplies.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Certification of training from an approved institute of Central Supply Sterile Distribution (CSSD) technicians or Diploma in Nursing.
  • Required 2 years of experience in relevant area in absence of formal course.
  • Current Basic life support (BLS)
  • Currently licensed in country of origin and with HAAD license to practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE. 
  • Demonstrates a motivation to work in a health care environment.