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Sterile Processing Technician

Location: New Haven, CT
Practice Type: SPS Technician/Medical Supply Technician
Start Date: As soon as credentialing is complete; ASAP
Position: Contract – Hire
Hours of Performance: Monday – Multiple Shifts (Morning, Afternoon)

Job Summary:

The Sterile Processing Technician/Medical Supply Technician operates sterilizers, maintains sterilization records, and performs biologicals, monitors testing of sterilizers and orders and maintains case cart stock supplies. The Sterile Processing Technician/Medical Supply Technician also receives, processes, and delivers supplies and equipment for various departments.

Job Requirements:

  • Certified Registered Sterile Processing Services Technician
  • IAHCSMM or CBSPD Certified

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive contaminated instruments and instrument sets from surgical procedures, and non- critical items from hospital wards and clinics, such as rolling stock, IV pumps, etc. and know proper cleaning and disinfection methods of each type of equipment following manufacturer’s instruction
  • Knowledge of dissembling and inspecting items for wear and tear, damage and/or missing components while decontaminating items. And will operate equipment and instruments to ensure proper functions prior to sterilization or high-level disinfection
  • Assemble instrument sets and other trays by inventory sheets
  • Ensure proper function and testing of surgical scissors, needle holders, hinged retractors, and all ring and thumb forceps
  • Select appropriate trays for assembling and sterilization with knowledge of proper wrapping and containerized systems for kits to be sterilized
  • Operate and use proper type of external indicator tape and internal chemical indicators to be used for each different type of sterilization methods
  • Demonstrate knowledge of operating a steam sterilizer and Sterrad Plasma machines used for sterilization and knowing how to read passing parameters for each type of sterilization method
  • Proper knowledge of loading each type of sterilization for proper circulation and permeation of sterilizing medium is essential
  • Technicians must know how to operate all decontamination machines including washers, ultrasonic machines and high- level disinfecting equipment, including automated endoscopic re-processors

Sterile Processing Technician

New Haven, CT
Full Time, Temporary
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)

Published on 07/03/2019