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Sterile Processing Tech - SPD Tech - Columbia SC

Columbia, SC
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 Columbia, SC.   If you are deemed a qualified applicant, we will contact you and 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 no less than 1 year 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.

Contract Workers must have a High School diploma or GED Certification.  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.

Job Qualifications:

Education: High School graduate or equivalent

Licensure: Certification from IAHCSMM or CBSPD/CRCST preferred and 2 years 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 pick lists. 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.

Candidate must have knowledge of equipment that provides decontamination and sterilization of Reusable Medical Equipment (RME) working in an operating room, nursing care unit or in a hospital central supply area distribution for supplies from the Sterile Process Department (SPD), i.e.,  such as:
  • Getinge
  • Medivator Advantage Plus
  • Steam Sterilizers
  • Sterrad 100S
  • Sterrad NX
  • heat sealers and incubators

Contractor must be a graduate of an accredited Sterile Processing Technician program must hold current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification, no less than two years of experience in sterile processing within the last five years.

Responsibilities include decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and packaging of reusable medical supplies, instruments, equipment and apparatus. Equipment includes but is not limited to infusion pumps, vital sign check machines, heat therapy pumps, mobile suction pumps, and patient controlled analgesia pumps, defibrillators, enteral feeding pumps, isolation carts, intubation kits, and crash carts.

Benefits include 2 weeks (10 days) paid vacation after 1 year of service, sick leave, Full Medical coverage for all full time employees after 90 days and holiday pay.  You may be 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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