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Sterile Processing Technician

Woodbury, Minnesota

Post Date: 08/02/2017 Job ID: 9578 Category: Professional

Job Description
  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
  • Performs manual decontamination to remove organic and inorganic materials from reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment.
  • Performs manual decontamination and disinfection of patient care equipment (e.g. infusion and DVT devices) and carts, etc.
  • Performs visual post-decontamination inspection of reusable surgical and non-surgical instruments and equipment to verify they are free of organic and inorganic materials, they are complete and they function properly.
  • Assembles surgical and non-surgical instrument sets and equipment systems.
  • Performs package enclosure, using peel pouches and rolls, sterile wrapping, rigid containment systems and other enclosure methods.
  • Performs biological and chemical testing as appropriate for high-level disinfection and sterilization systems.
  • Operates automated processing equipment such as instrument washers, sterilizers, biological incubators, heat sealers and other commonly used automated, non-automated and electronic equipment in sterile processing.
  • Completes legal sterilization and high-level disinfection records, and other records, checklists and forms.
  • Plans and coordinates owned and vendor-borrowed instruments for surgical procedures.
  • Assembles surgical case carts. with sterile processed and sterile product supplies.  

 

Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Requires successful completion of a Sterile Processing, Surgical Technician or commitment to enroll in a sterile processing program and complete within the first year of employment.
  • Credentials Essential: Description: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Tech (CSPDT)
  • Qualification Source: Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution.
  • Credential Comments: SPD Tech Certification required upon hire or within the first 12 months of employment.    

 

Certifications & Licenses:

Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Tech (CSPDT)

SPD Tech Certification required upon hire or within the first 12 months of employment

Sterile Processing

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