Sterile Processing Technician
Company: Ansible Government Solutions
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently seeking
Sterile Processing Technicians (SPT) to support operations at
various VA locations in the Pueblo, CO area. Selected SPTs could be
called upon to work in a range settings, to include an Acute Care
Facility, Community Living Center, or a Community Based Outpatient
Clinic (CBOC). SPTs work in decontamination, sterilization,
examination, assembly, packaging, receiving, storing, and
distribution of supply items to wards, clinic units, and Operating
Rooms throughout the healthcare system.
Full-time, Part-time, and Per Diem candidates are considered for
this position. Various schedules are available.**
Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled
Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers
with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging
challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and
information technology. To address these challenges, we employ
intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers'
success as if it is their own.
Decontamination: Provide all services, knowledge, and experience in
removing gross contamination by soaking in a germicide, washing
with a detergent-blood solvent, scrubbing with a brush and scouring
powder, rinsing in tap and then distilled water or washing in a
washer-sterilizer or ultrasonic unit. Pre-sterilizes biological
contamination before handling. Decontaminates all reusable supplies
and equipment. Determines methods for decontamination,
disinfection, and/or sterilization of instruments and/or equipment,
packages item or assembles sets or trays.
Examines condition of supply items: Experience with visually
examining items for damage, deterioration, or imperfections such as
rust, pitting, and cracks.
Assembles/packages/wraps/sterilizes supply items: Knowledge or
experience in packaging individual items or assembling items into
sets or trays. Assembles trays or sets according to guides and in a
logical manner, permitting effective sterilization. Determines
appropriate method of sterilization and attaches chemical indicator
tape to package. Sterilizes items comparing control tests to
determine that correct parameters (e.g. time, temperature, and
pressure) were obtained. Removes items from pre-sterilizers and
determines type of tray or set to assemble based on recognition of
key items and the operating room or clinic schedules. Examines
items to ensure that gross contamination has been removed.
Assembles sets and trays by selecting appropriate tray, lining it
with a towel, and arranging instruments in the tray in the correct
manner. Strives for a logically arranged package that will permit
effective penetration of the sterilizing medium. Places devices in
the tray, selects correct wrapping for the tray, and wraps and
labels tray. Selects correct sterilizing medium and cycles and
operates sterilizer. Aerates gas-sterilized items for correct
period of time. Monitors operation of sterilizer with prescribed
Distributes supply items to wards, clinic units, or Operating
Rooms: Knowledge of distributing items according to established
requirements, special requests or as requisitioned. Fills requests
for items based on daily schedules of needs or on individual
requisitions. Performs daily inventories of wards or units supply
areas and replenishes to appropriate stock levels. Consults with
customers on items in short supply or out of stock, recommending
possible substitutions. Sends requested items to wards and clinics
via automated delivery systems. Periodically inventories stock.
Maintains records on stock levels and recommends revisions in stock
levels as the need for supplies changes.
Receives/stores/controls supply items stock: Knowledge of receiving
new supplies, checks deliveries for quality, quantity, and price.
Stores items in accordance with inventory system. Assists with
inventory. Assembles and loads ward and operating room carts
according to schedules and fills special and emergency requests for
NBSTSA CST certification, IAHCSMM CRCST certification, and/or CBSPD
Holds and maintains an active BLS certification
Must be able to accomplish routine work with minimum oversight;
required to perform duties on own initiative
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