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Critical Care Decontamination System Decontamination Technician - Team Member
Job Code:2020:0101-019
Location:Rio Rancho, NM
FT/PT Status:Temporary
Business Sector:Corporate
Job Description

Classification: Temporary, Hourly Non-Exempt Employee
Reports To: CCSD Shift Leader
Direct Reports: This position has no direct reports.
Pay Rate: $18.00/hr

Position Purpose

TRAX International is partnering with Battelle on an exciting new project to help in our nation’s fight against COVID-19. Following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), Battelle launched its Critical Care Decontamination System (CCDS) to decontaminate personal protection equipment (PPE), specifically N95 masks, used by our brave first responders. As additional systems are deployed with a 24/7 operating schedule, there is an immediate need for employees to operate these essential systems. This will be a four-month assignment, approximately.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow a standardized process.

  • Be organized to provide system operation including the packing and unpacking of PPE to be processed.

  • Inventory tracking.

  • Loading and unloading the decontamination chamber.

  • Receiving the contaminated PPE from hospitals (double bagged and contained in a rigid box).

  • Donning PPE and transporting the boxes to the decontamination chamber.

  • Tracking inventory of PPE.

  • Placing PPE into the decontamination chamber on racks.

  • Ensuring item accountability and chain of custody are completed.

  • Operating and maintaining equipment.

  • Receiving, storing, and tracking supplies.

  • Removing PPE from the chamber after it is exposed to hydrogen peroxide vapor and aerated, tagging, documenting, and packaging it for delivery back to the hospital.

  • Ensuring all operations are conducted safely.

  • Recording of time worked daily is required.

  • Recording of personal temperature check daily is required.

  • Performing other tasks as assigned.


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Physical capability to work a full day in PPE performing active physical labor.

  • Ability to adhere to and wear PPE as required: PAPR (powered air purifying respirator), scrubs, gloves, shoe covers, aprons. Must be clean shaven if required to wear an N95 mask.

  • Ability to work extended shifts.

  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts.

  • Ability to pass medical clearance: (drug screen, blood test, and physical).

  • Able to perform simple routine tasks under close supervision or from detailed procedures.

  • Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution.

  • Must have an associate degree or three years of work experience in military, technical support, logistics, manufacturing, or general medical operations.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • The work of this position is performed in an indoor environmentally controlled environment and in outdoor weather conditions.

  • Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to bend, lift, squat and maneuver boxes.

  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds unassisted.

  • Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

Training Provided

  • Air Purifying Respirator (WBT ESHQ_HS-100S_WBT) (1 hr)

  • PAPR Video (WBT ESHQ_HS-338_WBT) (0.25 hr)

  • BloodBourne Pathogens (WBT ESHQ_EP-200) (1 hr)

  • Personal Protective Equipment (WBT ESHQ_BCO-0017) (0.25 hr)

  • Hazard Communication (WBT ESHQ_BCO-0014) (0.5 hr)

  • Fire Extinguisher Awareness (WBT ESHQ_HS-141) (0.75 hrs)

  • DOT Hazmat Shipping Training – Infectious Waste, Li-Ion Batteries (1.5 hrs)

  • Review of SARS-CoV-2 fact sheet (FACT-100) (Signature Only)

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position.  TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.



Other Job Information (if applicable)

TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.