Sterile Processing Technician

SIPS certified Technician will perform the following, but not limited to:

 

  • Prep and Pack
  • Decontamination
  • Sterilization
  • Case Carts
  • Quality Assurance measures
  • All other request made within reason of technicians’ abilities

 

  1. Retrieve contaminated supplies, instrumentation and equipment from various pickup points from all clinical areas of the medical center delivering them to the decontamination area.

 

  1. Perform all functions of the decontamination process including but not limited to manual and mechanical cleaning of surgical and dental instrumentation as well as mobile patient care equipment. This requires the ability to safely operate and troubleshoot decontamination equipment including but not limited to: automatic cart wash, washer decontaminator, Ultrasonic cleaners and Steam cleaning equipment. Proper personal protective apparel and equipment is to be worn at all times, be able to stand for long periods of time and be able to lift up to 30 lbs. continuously.
  • Perform all functions of the prep/packaging and sterilization process including documentation and quality assurance procedures. This requires the ability to inspect, assemble, package and document the contents of a wide variety of surgical and dental trays and instruments, properly and safely load, operate and trouble shoot a variety of sterilizers including but not limited to: steam, hydrogen peroxide plasma ( low temperature sterilization), ETO (ethylene oxide) and Paracetic and all high-level disinfection methods. In addition, perform all quality assurance testing and documentation required for each sterilizer.
  1. Perform all functions of the distribution process including but not limited to assembling case carts for surgery and delivery of supplies, instruments and equipment to all clinical areas of the medical center utilizing proper handling and storage techniques to ensure safe delivery of said products.

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