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5 Jan 2018

Full-Time Production Worker – Decontamination Technician

Mid Oregon Personnel – Posted by RedmondRedmond, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Job Overview:

A Decontamination Technician is responsible for the initial sorting, photographing, decontaminating and drying  of all medical devices.  All work performed must comply with standard operating procedures (SOP’s) as well as FDA guidelines to ensure patient safety.  Decontamination Technicians must be able to work with  unpleasant smells and have a strong stomach while handling contaminated and /or sharp surgical instruments.

Job Duties:

  • Receive containers of devices from receiving department and confirm all necessary paperwork is present
  • Sort each bin of incoming contaminated devices by device type in a safe manner
  • Document devices received and  forward to appropriate decontamination area or reject if it is a device that is not eligible  for reprocessing
  • Take appropriate steps to decontaminate devices which may be one or more of the following:
  • Use chemical soaks to sanitize and loosen debris
  • Load devices into baskets and place in ultrasonic bath to loosen debris
  • Steam clean / scrub devices
  • Scrub devices with variety of implements to remove debris (blood, human tissue)
  • Dry cleaned devices using compressed air
  • In each duty previously listed, technician must confirm devices are kept separate according to documentation and/or  organizational system
  • Verify that devices being sent to next production area are an exact match to documentation and paper records, sign off on  documents
  • Other duties may be assigned

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Prior work experience in a production or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in using computers to locate information and print reports required
  • NCRC Silver Certification or better preferred (contact Oregon Employment Offices for more information)
  • Mental, Emotional, Physical demands
  • Stand for 10 hour shift with appropriate meal and rest breaks
  • Work in a room with sinks, racks, tables and limited room for movement
  • Work in a small work room with continuous moderate to high level of noise
  • Work in a warm humid environment
  • Lift, push, or pull batches of devices averaging 45 lbs up to 10 times a day
  • Perform repetitive tasks, some of which are small motion tasks through the entire shift
  • Able to focus and work safely with sharp contaminated devices at a fast pace

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Production. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: $12/hour. Job expires in Endless.

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