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Sterile Processing Technician

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionNo weekends, nights, holidays, or on call!
Job Title: Central Supply Tech
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.

  • 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


      • High School Diploma or Equivalent
      • State Licensure or certification as a Sterilization Technician preferred
      • Sterile Processing Technicians with at least 1 year of experience to work in a fast-paced OR.

        -Monday - Friday (No weekends or Holidays)
        -Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
        -Paid Time Off
        -Bonus Plan

Keywords: Surgery Partners, Chesterfield , Sterile Processing Technician, Professions , Chesterfield, Missouri

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