• Sterile Processing Technician

    Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1262
    Category
    Healthcare
    Overseas Travel Required
    No
    Security Level
    Background Investigation
  • Overview

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently recruiting multiple Sterile Processing Technicians to support the VA Healthcare System (HCS) in Albuquerque, NM. Coverage is includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

     

    *Note: Multiple positions are available. The majority of the available positions are longer term (1 year+) with full-time or near-full-time hours. Competitive packages with full benefits are available. Please complete the ENTIRE application to ensure you are considered for a role!*

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • Knowledge of Nursing and SPS policies and programs
    • Knowledge of the Spaulding Classification System sufficient to determine sterilization parameters for Reusable Medical Equipment (RME)
    • Knowledge of microbiology in order to implement infection control policies and techniques, handle cross-infection problems, contaminated waste, and universal precautions concepts
    • A thorough knowledge of aseptic principles and techniques including characteristics of various types of detergents/enzymatic solutions and cleaning brushes, cleaning techniques, sterilizing mediums, sterilizer operations, tests to determine effectiveness of sterilization, and packaging, storing, and shelf-life characteristics to ensure RME is sterilized and stored according to manufacturer specifications for individual RME
    • Must possess working knowledge of all equipment providing decontamination and sterilization of RME including but not limited to: time and temperature, steam saturations and pressures. Knowledge and ability to assess sterilization cycles sufficient to troubleshoot and whenever possible, provide changes to ensure sterilization parameters are met
    • Thorough knowledge of the use, operation, maintenance, assembly, and disassembly of the full range of RME and the specific cleaning, sterilizing, and storing requirements of each to ensure the integrity of RME is not compromised. This includes knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of various types of RME including those used for invasive medical procedures. Knowledge of external and internal components of endoscopic equipment including suction ports, valves, and auxiliary water ports
    • A thorough familiarity with medical center and clinic layout, staffing and operations, and the integration of the sterile supply operation into the medical center
    • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, familiarity of commonly performed therapeutic, medical and surgical procedures, and the instrumentation utilized during these procedures. Knowledge is used to effectively communicate with physicians and other allied health personnel and to problem solve in the event of RME shortages and the need to substitute and/or offer alternatives
    • Skills to apply knowledge in adapting instruments to perform a full range of specialized tests or non-routine diagnostic or treatment procedures
    • Ability and skill to document information for records, reports, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Must be certified by (CBSPD) The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution
    • Two (2) years of related experience is preferred
    • Experience in processing, assembling, trouble-shooting, preparing, sterilizing, storing, and issuing sterile and unsterile medical supplies and equipment
    • The applicant must possess knowledge of the technical names, general uses, physical characteristics, and operating conditions of medical supply items; knowledge of decontamination, cleaning, preparation, sterilization, and storage procedures; knowledge of aseptic techniques; and skill in operating a washer-sterilizer, ultrasonic instrument cleaners, and gas and steam sterilizers

    EEO Statement

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.

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