CSSD Specialist

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/01/22 12:01:05 Expires 2024-03-22 Ref: JB1100043918

Job Description



  • Collect or receive contaminated instruments and equipment from all hospital areas



  • Check all items received



  • Perform routine procedures in Decontamination Area, sort contaminated items and thoroughly clean routine surgical instruments and equipment following manufacturers' instructions and established guidelines for effective bio-burden removal



  • Inspect instrumentation for surface corrosion and test  for working condition



  • Assemble and package basic instrument sets and routine procedural trays using the Operating Manual and AAMI recommended packaging materials and techniques



  • Load and unload sterilizer chambers without damage to the integrity of packages, according to Operating Manual procedures 



  • Report any missing items, and where appropriate, assist in completing OVR report



  • Recommends to the CSSD Manager  instrument that needs to be condemned and replaced.



  • Soft wrap and sterilize medical instruments and equipment 



  • Check all sterilizers to ensure they are working correctly using Bowie-Dick and biological testing



  • Inspect and de-lint freshly laundered linen when received from the laundry service



  • Fold and assemble basic linen items



  • Transport single–use supplies and sterile items to patient treatment areas according to   Infection Control Policy and Operating Manual procedures



  • Answer requests from OR



  • Receive and clean utility pans and basins from patient care areas



  • Assist in checking supply levels and delivery areas



  • Reliability



  • Perform other duties as assigned by CSSD Manager and Area Manager



  • Teamwork and Communication



  • Work cooperatively as part of the multidisciplinary, multicultural team



  • Use only English or Arabic when outside the CSSD unit 



  • Follow correct chain of command for requests or for conflict resolution



  • Attitude,  Professionalism and Confidentiality



  • Assume responsibility for own actions



  • Adhere to dress code, standards of excellence and always give a professional appearance



  • Maintain all aspects of confidentiality



  • Accept constructive criticism in a positive manner



  • Management of Work



  • Understand procedures and required safety precautions prior to job performance



  • Wear the appropriate personal protective equipment for each job assignment



  • Use standard safety precautions when working with bio-hazardous materials, toxic chemicals, steam, gas, dry heat and plasma sterilization equipment



  • Check inventory on CSSD shelves, order supplies from bulk store & restock shelves



  • Inspect stored, sterile packaged products for stock rotation and event-related shelf life



  • Receive and record supplies, new equipment and instruments for processing



  • Monitor and replenish solutions in metered dispensing washers, ultrasonic units, and other automated cleaning equipment



  • Ensure that sterilizers and machines are functioning properly according to operating manual.



  • Productivity and Time Management



  • Manage time well to achieve work objectives



  • Always punctual and at work when required



  • Work accurately and efficiently



  • Actively ensure you make the most of the available time



  • Quality and Customer Service



  • Support and uphold the philosophy, vision, mission and objectives of  nursing department and hospital



  • Comply with the standards laid down by  JCIA, ARAMCO and CBAHI and perform duties necessary to support and achieve accreditation



  • Know the Key Performance Indicators for the area and strive to improve them



  • Inform CSSD Manager or Area Manager of any complaints, incidents or accidents



  • Be aware of and follow all Riyadh National Hospital Policies and Procedures related to all tasks performed



  • Personal and Professional Development



  • Attend in-service and training classes as required



  • Assist with the orientation of new employees



  • Pass BCLS within first 6 months at RNH



  • Accept constructive criticism and be willing to learn



  • Maintain and improve practice by self study



  • Set and achieve personal objectives



  • Be responsible for on-going professional development through identifying own learning needs, seeking educational opportunities




  • Time management skills.
  • Ability  to work well within multi disciplinary  teams .
  • Knowledgeable of computer office programs and track and trace system .
  • Critical thinking and good communication skills . 
  • Fluency verbal  and written English 

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Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Paramedical
Employment Status Full time
Employment Type Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Residence Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nationality Saudi Arabia
Degree Bachelor's degree

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