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Technician, Sterile Processing

Primary Location McLean, Virginia Worker Location Onsite Facility Tyson's Corner Medical Center Job Number 1229135 Date posted 02/23/2024
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Description:
Cleans, sterilizes, assembles, inspects, stores, and dispenses instruments, equipment, and supplies used in surgical procedures.Operates and maintains washing and sterilization equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments and equipment; assembles, wraps (as applicable) and sterilizes trays of instruments, scopes and other medical equipment.
  • Monitors biological and chemical solutions to ensure consistency and quality decontamination of instruments, scopes and equipment.
  • Makes instruments, scopes and equipment available to end users on schedule.
  • Coordinates instrument, scope and equipment needs with the Operating Room, Clinics and other end users.
  • Works in conjunction with on-site Materials Management representatives to maintain par levels, submit ordering requisitions.
  • Verifies sterilization, washing and decontamination equipment is functioning properly.
  • Maintains sterilization records per department protocol.
  • Assists with instrument tracking of repairs and maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as instrument processing technician in an ambulatory surgery setting required.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
  • Education
  • High school diploma or General Education Development is required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician or Certified Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician (CSPDT) required.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Understanding of aseptic techniques and sterilization methods required.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.
  • Knowledgeable about the AAMI standards and regulations.
  • In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak and see required.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hospital setting experience preferred.
  • Completion of central supply technology course preferred.
  • Primary Location: Virginia,McLean,Tyson's Corner Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Night Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 09:00 PM Working Hours End: 05:30 AM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M40|OPEIU|Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Tysons Corner Medical Center - Day Surgery-CentralSteril - 1808 Pay Range: $25.71 - $30.44 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest