SPD/SPS Tech - Sterile Processing Technician - Atlanta (Decatur)

Location: Decatur, GA
Date Posted: 10-12-2017
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.

Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified.  Preference given to applicants with previous medical clerical experience.  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!

 This is not a government job, this is a contract position with the government.

TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is currently looking for well qualified SPD Techs for the Decatur area

Working hours to be determined for a total not to exceed 8 hours per day, or 40 hours per week. Daily working hours available will be days, evenings, or nights with a 30 minute lunch

Please only apply if you fulfill the qualifications listed below AND it shows on your resume:

Assembly and sterilization (Preparation)
Candidate must have prior knowledge and working experience of aseptic techniques, able to recognize
sterilization method and packing material for single instruments, surgical instrument trays, and other
accessories used in the medical center, assembly of surgical instrument trays to include but not limited to
General Surgery, Obstetrics Gynecology, Orthopedic, Ear Nose and Throat, Gastrointestinal,
Cardiovascular, Dental, outpatient clinics and floors. Knowledge and working experience with steam
sterilizers. Attention to detail is also important to perform effectively in this area. Candidate work
conditions include the use of surgical scrubs, long sleeve jackets, head gear and mustache/beard covers and
the use of a cover gown over the scrubs when not in the area.

Case Carts
Candidates may be required to pull/lift case carts and deliver them to areas using case cart system and pick
dirty case carts as well. These carts could weigh up to 50 lbs.

Sterile Processing Service (SPS) (also known as: Sterile Processing and distribution (SPD) Central Medical
Supply (CMS), Central Supply (CS)) technician duties may include, but are not limited to, the following
duties and responsibilities:
· 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

Education: High School graduate or equivalent

Licensure: Certification from IAHCSMM or CBSPD preferred but not required and 2 years of 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.

We do extensive background checks and pre-employment drug screening.
 
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. 

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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