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Sterile Processing Tech (PRN)

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Wichita
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Title: Sterile Processing Technician
Description: Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning,
sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment. Performs
other duties as assigned or required.
Responsibilities:
* Extensive knowledge regarding processes used in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning,
assembling and packaging of medical/surgical material to include, but not limited to, linen,
instruments and equipment according to established standards and procedures to ensure a
sterile and functioning supply of materials
* Prepare trays for designated areas according to prescribed procedures. Wrap and/or package
items for specified areas according to procedures prescribed for designated areas
* Must be able to operate bar code instrument tracking system
* Dissemble, clean, assemble and test specialty instrumentation and equipment for proper
functioning
* Must be able to differentiate between single-use and reusable items
* Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembles,
wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments. Follows proper Standard Precautions while in
decontamination and sterilization areas.
* Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for
decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
* Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available
to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
* Restocks, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributes
instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
* Performs environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterile
processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.
* Verifies that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or
replacement, and removes defective equipment.
* Maintains a clean work area
* Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives and
quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
* Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills
Work Environment:
* Standing for prolonged periods, frequent walking, reaching (overhead, repetition).
* Proficient communication, both auditory and verbal, with colleagues, vendors, and
surgeons. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly.
* Must have ability to lift/push/pull > 50lbs
* May be exposed to radiation, fumes, chemicals, cold, noise, blood and/or bodily fluids,
infectious diseases
Qualifications
* High School Diploma or Equivalent
* State Licensure or certification as a Sterilization Technician, as required by state regulations or
contract specifications
* Sterile Processing Technicians with at least 1 year of experience working in a fast-paced OR.



Keywords: Surgery Partners, Wichita , Sterile Processing Tech (PRN), Other , Wichita, Kansas

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