SUNY Upstate Medical University Sterile Supply Tech 1/2 in Syracuse, New York

Schedule based on 40 hour work week. Position is located at the University Hospital. Pending successful completion of a one-year orientation of rotating shifts, candidate will work ' 'primary shift' 11 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. Provides support services for the department under the direction of a supervisor. Is responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, assembling and wrapping for sterilization of surgical instrumentation for the Operating Rooms and Hospital departments. Operate equipment for the sterilization of complex and simple surgical sets using various methods; record the monitoring of sterilization and decontamination of equipment. Is responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the environment. Successful completion of a nationally accredited central service exam for central service technicians AND current certification by a nationally accredited central sterile technician credentialing organization as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician, Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician or a substantially equivalent credential. OR Evidence of employment as a Central Service Technician in a Healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year between January 1, 2011 and January 1, 2015. OR Ability to obtain required certification within 18 months of hiring date.