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Under general supervision, to sterilize, process, and distribute medical equipment and supplies for a State institution; and to maintain acceptable standards of cleanliness and asepsis; and to do other related work.
Receives and disassembles soiled medical equipment/supplies from units prior to processing; decontaminates surgical instruments and other equipment using prescribed detergents and/or disinfectants utilizing autoclaving and/or antiseptic solutions, sterilizes surgical linens, equipment, and/or supplies; assures that all trays and packs are prepared according to procedures, including date stamping and labeling; ensures that all supply orders are filled in a timely manner; maintains adequate supply of sterile items; ensures all equipment is clean and in working condition; ensures all supplies are not outdated through proper stock rotation; distributes supplies to units; performs related duties as assigned.
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Hospital Worker or Hospital Aid.
Experience: Six months' experience working in a general acute hospital performing duties of a Medical Supply Technician/ Attendant.
Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; clean and care for medical and surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies; learn decontamination and sterilization and proper aseptic techniques, stock rotation, the organization of a medical supply department; operate automatic sterilization equipment; recognize surgical/medical equipment necessary to fill requisitions; take instructions and follow established procedures.