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Sterile Processing Tech - SPD Tech Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is currently looking for Sterile Processing Techs (SPD Tech) in a hospital environment. Once you apply, please check your email as we will communicate with you via this means.  This is not a government job, this is a contract position with the government.  This position is in Philadelphia PA - as such, please do not answer the question on our application that asks about criminal history.   If you are deemed a qualified applicant, we will conduct a complete background investigation as required by our client. 

TDY will consider a candidate’s compliance with the application instructions to be indicative of the type of conduct that it may expect from the candidate during employment. Therefore, failure to comply with these instructions may be grounds for exclusion from employment consideration. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU HAVE NO EXPERIENCE

Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified.  Must have computer experience.  Please submit a resume with 3 professional references - please list your skills online in the area provided after you hit the APPLY button.  If you do not submit a resume with professional references, you will not be considered for employment.
TDY does extensive background checks, reference checks and pre-hire/random drug screening as a condition of employment. You must have computer experience beyond using the internet and email!

Contract Workers must have a High School diploma or GED Certification at a minimum, PC experience is required and must be reflected on your resume.  You must have good organizational skills, be quality-oriented, have the ability to work in a team-oriented environment and to handle multiple tasks daily by priority, and the ability to adapt to continual processing changes. You will be working in a production and fast-paced environment and your job will be dependent on your ability to learn new tasks and meet our clients goals.  We are seeking "team oriented" persons. 
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 4 pm  (times are approximate)
VETERANS encouraged to apply!

Under direct supervision, provides centralized support according to AORN (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses), AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), CDC (Center for Disease Control), FDA (Food and Drug Administration), OSHA (Occupation Safety and Health Administration), and department policy in the areas of terminal sterilization and sterilization monitoring systems, decontamination and disinfection, preparation of surgical instrument trays, durable patient care equipment, case cart distribution and the maintenance of predetermined inventory levels and dispensing and distribution of sterile and non-sterile items from stock. Minimum

Job Qualifications:

Education: High School graduate or equivalent

Licensure: Certification from IAHCSMM or CBSPD preferred and 1 year of experience. If no certification, our client may select individuals with extensive experience.

Skills & Abilities: Must possess basic reading, math, and computer skills in order to access instrument tray and picklists. Must be able to distinguish between sterile and non-sterile; assure proper packaging techniques and appropriate sterilization cycles for all items. Must comprehend sterility maintenance, have a complete understanding of the sterilization process, and maintain a surgical conscience.

· Decontamination of surgical instruments manually and with the use of automated machines.
· Decontamination of equipment and other devices commonly use in wards, clinics, and
outpatient clinics.
· Pick-up soiled reusable medical equipment.
· Reprocessing of flexible scopes
· High Level Disinfection with Cidex OPA
· Appropriate use of personal protective equipment
· Proper use and mixing of detergents and chemicals
· Assembly of trays in accordance with count sheet specifications
· Immediately inform of any discrepancies or changes to the supervisor or lead
· Wrapping or using sterilization containers
· Choose the appropriate sterilization agent for different instrument trays and other items used in the medical center
· Choose the appropriate wrapping material
· Inspect instruments for debris
· Test instruments to ensure they are in good working condition
· Use of different types of equipment to reprocess medical equipment such as but not limited to:
   sterilizers, washers, ultrasonic, Endoscope reprocessing systems, etc
Benefits include 2 weeks (10 days) paid vacation after 1 year of service, Full Medical coverage for all full time employees and holiday pay.  You are required to participate in a health insurance plan as a condition of employment.

TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Once you hit the “Apply Now” button, you will be directed to enter into your information into our website general application – There will be several questions asked to ensure our Affirmative Action/EEOC compliance. Your participation is voluntary and will have no impact on the interview process. 

TDY is a federal contractor and as such is required to provide self-identification questions regarding  race/gender/disability/veteran status to all qualified applicants.  We offer all applicants the VOLUNTARY opportunity to respond to the questions. 
You are under no obligation to respond to the questions and not answering the questions will have no impact on the application process or hiring decisions.  Your responses are not seen by the hiring authority and have zero impact on our decision making process.  Submitting this general application is not an offer of employment and does not a guarantee that the application process will proceed. 
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