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Sterile Processing Technician

Posted: May 23, 2024
Salary:US$24 - US$30 per hour
Job type: Permanent
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Are you currently in the job market for a full time role? Medix is hiring a Sterile Processing Technician to work for a Orthopedic Surgery Center in McLean, VA.

Job Requirements:

  1. High School Diploma / GED
  2. CSPDT Certification
  3. Surgery center experience

Job Overview:

  • Assists the OR staff in the organization and daily function of the operating room in accordance with established Federal, State and accreditation standards and center policies and procedures
  • Responsible for instrument decontamination, sterile processing, and instrument care and handling and documentation and record keeping related to those activities
  • Coordinates and follows through with all instrument training and equipment repairs
  • Trains new staff how to work in the varying areas of the department
  • Acts as a SPD role model for customer service, professional conduct and leadership
  • Accountable for the delivery of quality patient care in the Operating Room
  • Demonstrates active communication and participation with designated O.R. team members
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge in the use of all equipment to support primary service
  • Anticipates the need of the surgeon in order to expedite the surgical procedure
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment and supplies required for the surgical procedure
  • Plans for and coordinates instrument needs for intra operative use
  • Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge of instruments for all types of surgery
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the storage of instruments and those supplies maintained in SPD
  • Inspects and tests instruments and equipment; ensures that specialty and general instruments are functioning and reports any abnormalities to Director of Nursing or Administrator; takes immediate action if required by the situation
  • Demonstrates care, handling, and assembly of accessory and specialty SPD equipment
  • Ensures the proper functioning of laparoscopic and arthroscopic cameras and scopes
  • Demonstrates proficiency with the use of specialized equipment, i.e., drills,
  • Demonstrates knowledge of prescribed procedures for terminally cleaning all items that have come in contact with the patient and/or sterile field
  • Demonstrates awareness of special care procedures for specialty items and equipment by following proper procedure
  • Maintains and enforces highest standard of sterile technique and safe environment during instrument processing and throughout the facility
  • Demonstrates advanced skill as a resource person in primary service
  • Completes mandatory education and training
  • Actively participates in team planning and independently executes established plans

Other Information:
  • Pay: 24-30/hr
  • Monday - Friday 11:30am-7:30pm (closing)
  • Parking is free