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Sterile Processing Tech 1 FT Evening

Loudoun Hospital 623145 Full Time 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA, 20176, US
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Job Description

Assembles instrumentation accurately and efficiently. Assures sterility of all processed items. Decontaminates instruments in a safe and appropriate manner. Manages instrument inventory and assures timely distribution of instruments to all customers. Understands basic computer functions to assist in documentation and tracking of inventory.

Job Responsibilities
 
  • Inspects instruments and assures that they are free from bio-burden and in proper working condition prior to assembling sets according to count sheets.
  • Locates missing instrumentation and replaces repaired/ordered instrumentation in sets.
  • Maintains stock levels in the assembly area.
  • Loads items to be sterilized on the loading cart and records them on the load card, adding a biological test to each load.
  • Utilizes instrument tracking computer software to document all functions in the instrument assembly area
  • Selects proper mode of sterilization for all items
  • Assure presence of all required chemical and biological indicators
  • Operates all sterilization equipment (Steam, Sterrad, Steris)
  • Validates sterilization process by reading, interpreting and documenting all chemical and biological indicators.
  • Utilizes instrument tracking computer software to document all functions related to sterilization.
  • Decontaminates instruments in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Unloads case carts, checking all items for red tags
  • Properly sorts instrumentation and selects the proper processing mechanisms (manual and mechanical) to insure the integrity of and prevent damage to the items.
  • Prepares instrumentation for the decontamination process, to include flushing lumens, exposing all surfaces and properly loading washers
  • Operates washer/decontaminates, cart washers, sonic washer and all other equipment in the decontamination area
  • Utilizes instrument tracking computer software to document all functions in the decontamination area
  • Decontaminates instruments in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Unloads case carts, checking all items for red tags.
  • Properly sorts instrumentation and selects the proper processing mechanisms (manual and mechanical) to insure the integrity of and prevent damage to the items.
  • Manages instrument inventory and assures timely distribution of instruments to all customers.
  • Maintains par levels of all individual items, instrument sets, procedure trays and MSET boxes.
  • Properly stores or distributes items assuring that each item has been properly labeled and sterilized.
  • Responds professionally and efficiently to all routine and urgent customer requests.
  • Utilizes instrument tracking computer software to document all functions related to storage and distribution.
  • Understands basic computer functions to assist in documentation and tracking of inventory.
  • Maintains par levels of all individual items, instrument sets, procedure trays and MSET boxes.



Additional Requirements

Fulltime M-F 3PM to 11PM Shift Every Other Weekend 

High School or GED 

Sterile Processing Tech Experience Preferred