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Medical Equipment Preparer

Medical Equipment Preparer, also known as central supply technicians, use cleansing and sterilizing solutions to disinfect and sterilize laboratory or healthcare equipment, such as respirators, hospital beds, wheelchairs, and oxygen and dialysis equipment.

Medical Equipment Preparers use hand tools to install and set up equipment.

They observe gauges and equipment operation to detect malfunctions to assure that equipment is operating properly.

They also connect medical equipment to a water source to flush waste from the equipment.

Duties include delivering equipment to a specified hospital location or to a patient's private residence and maintaining inventory and equipment usage records.



Job Outlook

Possible Career Paths for Medical Equipment Preparers (Central Supply Technicians) include becoming a: