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Nurse (CSSD- College of Dentistry)

Date: Apr 18, 2021

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University

Job Title:                                CSSD Nurse/ CSSD Technician          

Office/ College:                     Central Sterile Supply Department

                                                College of Dentistry                                                         

 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the implementation of CSSD policies and procedures.
  • Ensures instruments and equipment are cleaned, decontaminated, sterilized, and in good working conditions, according to established guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepares duty rota, assigns tasks and duties of CSSD staff.
  • Develops and coordinates with the relevant supervisors in the orientation of new staff according to the orientation program and CSSD policies and procedures.
  • Assesses CSSD supply needs and establishes a standard CSSD inventory.
  • Monitors documents and reports the effectiveness of sterilizers.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel of malfunction of equipment or lack of supplies.
  • Comply with all local and infection control policies, standards, and procedures and cooperate with the College of Dentistry management to comply with those requirements.
  • Demonstrate and monitors activities relating to the operation of washer/disinfectors and other related equipment
  • Reports on hazardous incidents, potential losses, and other related issues.
  • Assist in the preparation of risk assessments and incident reports.
  • Complies with waste management procedures and policies.
  • Adheres to the use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems.
  • Any other assigned responsibilities on a need basis as identified by the supervising staff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma in Nursing or Certification of training from an approved institute.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a reputable Hospital in UAE as a Central Sterilization Technician.
  • MOH License (mandatory)
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Moderate physical activity.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.