CSSD Technician – Elegancia Healthcare

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: August 23, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Job purpose:

The CSSD Technician is responsible for retrieval and decontamination of soiled instruments, containers, and case carts. Completes sterile processing tasks pertaining to the inspection, testing, assembly, packaging, sterilizing and delivery of instruments and other reusable medical devices according to departmental policies and industry best practice standards. Works closely with end user departments for supplies and equipment and maintains established inventory levels of sterile instrumentation/supplies. Inspects and identifies instruments needing repair by following established repair guidelines and procedures. Demonstrates an understanding and awareness of quality control/assurance expectations for sterile processing operations.


  • Performs sterile processing functions in decontamination and clean assembly areas in a safe and technical manner consistent with departmental policies and procedures, and best practice standards.
  • Inspects, tests, and assembles instrument trays, using protocol sheets and Manufacturer Instructions for Use (IFU) documents as a guide when preparing for sterilization.
  • Sterilizes hospital instruments, utensils, linen, and supplies using high temperature, low temperature, and high-level disinfection according to established procedures and following regulatory requirements. Dispenses requested sterile and clean supplies/equipment. Assigns priority to emergency requests and issues.
  • Disassembles and cleans instrumentation and equipment. Reassembles instrumentation and tests for proper functioning. Tags any instrumentation needing repair. Wears personal protective gear when washing and disinfecting equipment and instruments.
  • Delivers missing instruments or pick-ups and/or replaces malfunctioning or damaged instruments as needed from applicable OR units as assigned.
  • Submits incomplete instrument list if replacement instruments are needed, missing from tray or damaged. Utilizes computerized instrument tracking system and refers to manufacture’s IFU’s. Wraps all trays using proper protocols and procedures.
  • Maintains assigned work area in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling sterilized and clean materials and to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Performs safe and effective operation of equipment used to perform sterile processing tasks such as washer disinfectors, sterilizers, incubators, and automated instrument management computer system hardware.
  • Develops a sound knowledge of our Quality Management System.
  • Assist in the training/mentoring of other decontamination technicians.
  • Will assist with quality assurance, quality projects, and internal audits as required.
  • Working knowledge of microbiology and infection control principles.


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Work Experience

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a related field.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Basic Life Support
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).
  • Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) from Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD).


  • Technical – Ability to operate mechanical/medical devices and/or equipment.
  • Technical – Ability to apply knowledge of science/learning/specialized intellectual instruction to analyze, interpret or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances.
  • Quality – Ability to provide and/or support a level of work excellence and accuracy; recognize and address flaws or errors that others may overlook.

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