The Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician is responsible for the centralized cleaning, decontamination, storage, processing, assembling, issuance, and preparation of medical and surgical supplies and equipment. The technician must perform tasks quickly and efficiently paying close attention to detail and understanding the principals involved in each task performed. The technician also maintains infection control standards for the health and safety of hospital patients and personnel. The technician is responsible for assisting with the department daily activities including work flow, prioritizing job tasks.
As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.