University of Rochester Project Asst in Rochester, New York


Time as Reported Grade 001 Sterile Processing Department


Position Summary:

The sterile processing department is a service within the hospital in which medical/surgical supplies and equipment, both sterile and non-sterile, are cleaned, prepared, processed, stored, and issued for patient care. Students will work on special projects per department needs (example: photographing and organizing surgical instruments). Significant training is provided prior to independent work shifts.


  • Photograph and organizes the surgical instruments
  • Upload photographs of instruments into MPD computer system.
  • Work with staff to develop efficient surgical instrument organization protocols


  • Enrolled in high school or graduate, at least 16 years of age
  • Employment certificate/work permit for candidate less than 18 years old
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Arrive on time as scheduled
  • Provide proper and timely notification to supervisor of scheduled and unscheduled absences; in accordance with department protocol
  • Maintain professional appearance according to department dress code
  • Take initiative to work independently with minimal direction
  • Effectively communicate questions, concerns and suggestions to supervisor
  • Work effectively with people of diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Adhere to standard procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA standard
  • Understand and carryout oral and written instructions

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Project Asst

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 209971

Regular/Temporary: Regular