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Scrub Tech | Chicago, IL



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

About the job

Under general supervision, but in accordance with established policies and procedures provides instruction/training to other department personnel regarding surgical instrumentation and case carts including identification, cleaning/handling, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization, and storage.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned . 

  • Assembles, decontaminates, sterilizes frays and single instruments, picks up and delivers clean and soiled equipment and supplies, dispenses medical supplies and equipment
  • Picks up and receives reusable soiled supplies/equipment, terminally cleans/disinfects reusable equipment for sterilization
  • Assembles and wraps reusable syringes/needles for sterilization. Assembles, folds and wraps for sterilization linen packs and linen articles
  • Fills staff requisitions for floor stock and patient care supplies and delivers them from storeroom/dispensing area
  • Delivers supplies to Nursing Units following delivery schedules with priority given to CCU, Surgery and ER
  • Dispenses items from carts, organizes and fills par level quotas in areas
  • Processes loads for sterilization. Maintains disaster carts, special procedure carts and supply carts
  • Checks shelves for outdated materials, either reprocessing or properly disposing of outdated Supplies/materials, checks packaging for compromised integrity and employs proper stock rotation
  • Observes established safety measures to minimize hazards
  • Manages own time in a productive and reliable manner completing work assignments on time.
  • Completes appropriate volume of work while maintaining quality standards
  • Organize work procedures to general acceptable levels of productivity
  • Completes own work as required and assists other as needed
  • Cooperates with co-workers and management to maintain a harmonious environment. Demonstrates core competency required for job performance
  • Adjusts work schedule to accommodate changing priorities Operates assigned equipment and performs all procedures in a safe manner
  • Utilize proper body mechanics in all job functions
  • Follows established emergency, infection control and/or standard precaution procedures as required. Maintains work area and equipment according to standards and policies
  • Attends mandatory in-services related to safety and/or infection control
  • Supports and participates in department quality improvement activities
  • Provides quality improvements which enhance effectiveness and efficiency of department. Provides courteous service to internal/external customers in all activities
  • Communicates in a professional manner emphasizing objectivity and non-judgmental viewpoints. Assists in solving customer problems in a cooperative manner
  • Serves as on-call for emergency cases/supply/equipment 
  • Train and orient all new hire
  • Prepare and complete reporting requirements
  • Approve time, absence for team members
  • Compile, prepare and report for hospital reporting
  • Prepare and submit policies and procedure for review and approval
  • Responsible for ensuring department logs, documents and other pertinent information is updated and archived
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Current sterilization certificate
  • High School graduate, with effective communication skills 
  • At least six months of related experience