Repackage medical equipment after sterilisation

Description

Re-assemble and package the newly sterilized medical equipment and devices, sealing and labelling them properly for further use.

Alternative labels

repackage medical devices after sterilisation
repackage sterilised medical equipment
reseal medical equipment after sterilisation

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Repackage medical equipment after sterilisation is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Medical device assembler: Medical device assemblers manufacture instruments, machines and appliances that can be used to prevent, diagnose or treat medical conditions. Medical devices can be non-electrical, such as tubes, needles, drainage sets and sterile pipettes, as well as electrical, such as pacemakers, MRI machines, and X-ray devices. Some may also work in the production of medical furniture such as hospital beds and operation tables.
Sterile services technician: Sterile services technicians ensure decontamination of medical devices in compliance with strict hygienic procedures. They dismantle and re-assemble sophisticated medical equipment through sterilising, cleaning, and repackaging it for further usage, under supervision, following the orders of the doctor of medicine or other qualified medical personnel.

Optional skill

Repackage medical equipment after sterilisation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Repackage medical equipment after sterilisation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022