Sterile Processing Tech - Temporary Contract

Location: Tallahassee, FL
Date Posted: 02-16-2015
Please read everything below before applying and only apply if you are fully qualified.  Please submit a resume with 3 professional references - please list your skills in the area provided after you hit the APPLY button on our application page.

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

TDY Medical Staffing, Inc. is currently looking for well qualified Sterile Processing and Medical Supply Techs,  for our client in the
Tallahassee FL area.
Working hours will take place Monday through Friday for a total not to exceed 8 hours per day, or 40 hours per week. Daily working hours may be between 6am and 6pm with a 30 or 60 minute lunch.

Please only apply if you fulfill the qualifications listed below AND it shows on your resume:
 
 Contractor and Medical Supply Technicians must have direct work experience working in a healthcare setting with Dental and/or surgical instrumentation and endoscopes. The requirements for Medical Supply Technicians are to decontaminate, sterilize and assemble dental and/or surgical instrument sets and reprocessing flexible endoscopes; maintain, store and packing of reusable medical equipment (RME) as well as document sterilization and decontamination processes.
 
Qualifications:
BOARD CERTIFICATION/ELIGIBILITY: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) through an accredited Surgical Technologist Training Program or one (1) year hands on experience with Dental and/or Surgical Instruments or endoscopes. Training/experience as volunteer or other capacity from NF/SG may shorten duration of experience required.

 
Duties:
Decontamination: Knowledge and experience in removing gross contamination by soaking in a germicide, washing with a detergent-blood solvent, scrubbing with a brush and scouring powder, rinsing in tap and then distilled water or washing in a washer-sterilizer or ultrasonic unit. Pre sterilizes biological contamination before handling.  Decontaminates all reusable supplies and equipment. Determines methods for decontamination, disinfection, and/or sterilization of instruments and/or equipment, packages items or assembles sets or trays.
Assembles/Packages/Wraps/Sterilizes Supply Items: Knowledge or experience in packaging individual items or assembling items into sets or trays. Assembles trays or sets according to guides and in a logical manner, permitting effective sterilization. Determines appropriate method of sterilization and attaches chemical indicator tape to package.
 
Sterilizes items comparing control tests to determine that correct parameters (e.g. time, temperature, and pressure) were obtained. Removes items from pre-sterilizers and determines type of tray or set to assemble based on recognition of key items and the operating room or clinic schedules. Examines items to insure that gross contamination has been removed. Assembles sets and trays by selecting appropriate tray, lining it with a towel, and arranging instruments in the tray in the correct manner. Strives for a logically arranged package that will permit effective penetration of the sterilizing medium.
 
Places devices in the tray, selects correct wrapping for the tray, and wraps and labels tray. Selects correct sterilizing medium and cycles, and operates sterilizer. Aerates gas-sterilized items for correct period of time. Monitors operation of sterilizer with prescribed tests.
 
Distributes Supply Items to Wards, Clinic Units or Operating Rooms: Knowledge of distributing items according to established requirements, special requests or as requisitioned. Fills requests for items based on daily schedules of needs or on individual requisitions. Performs daily inventories of wards or units supply areas and replenishes to appropriate stock levels. Consults with customers on items in short supply or out of stock, recommending possible substitutions. Sends requested items to wards and clinics via automated delivery systems. Periodically inventories stock. Maintains records on stock levels and recommends revisions in stock levels as the need for supplies changes.
 
Receives/Stores/Controls Supply Items Stock: Knowledge of receiving new supplies, checks deliveries for quality, quantity, and price.  Stores items in accordance with inventory system.  Assists with inventory. Assembles and loads ward and operating room carts according to schedules, and fills special and emergency requests for supplies.

 
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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