Medical Equipment Preparers

Medical Equipment Preparers

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Concern for Others * Social Orientation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Clean instruments to prepare them for sterilization. * Organize and assemble routine or specialty surgical instrument trays or other sterilized supplies, filling special requests as needed. * Operate and maintain steam autoclaves, keeping records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.


Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Healthcare Support

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