Central Sterile Supply Technician

Matrix Providers
Bethesda, MD
Aug 16, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Matrix Providers - Caring for America's military family. Not just leading the way, leading the industry. Your success is our business. Matrix Providers is potentially hiring a Central Sterile Supply Technician to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Employment Status: Full time Schedule: Monday through Friday 8 to 10-hour shifts. Day shift between 9:00AM-7:30PM or night shift between the hours of 2:45PM-7:00AM, not to exceed 40 hours per week. Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage. Click here to learn about our benefits packages. Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) Paid Holidays (Outlined in Handbook) 401(k) Plan Requirements: The Central Sterile Supply Technician must have and meet the following: Degree: High School Diploma or GED Certificate Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Current certification by the International Association of Healthcare Central Services Materials Management or current certification by the National Institute of Health Care Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel. Experience: At least 2 continuous years of experience within the last 4 years as Central Sterile Supply Technician. Job Summary: Receive, disassemble and inspect reusable medical devices and surgical instrumentation for damage. Receive and dispose of regulated medical waste, general waste, and soil linen. Comply with OSHA regulations governing the wearing of personal protective equipment at all times when working in the decontamination area. Determine the correct method of decontamination to include the following: removal of blood, tissue fragments, body fluids, and other gross contaminants. Decontamination methods shall include wiping, soaking, rinsing, scrubbing, and using ultrasonic and washer decontamination/sterilizer equipment. Examine all items after decontamination/pre-sterilization procedures to ensure that gross contaminants have been removed and that instruments function properly. Ensure that all medical devices and surgical instrumentation are properly labeled and identified. Assemble and prepare the full range of specialty trays and instrument sets. Select correct wrapping or packaging material for medical devices and surgical instrument sets, and select sterilization process in accordance with standard MTF procedures to include: Ethylene Oxide (ETO) or Steam Sterilization. Correctly label, seal, wrap or place in rigid containers, items with appropriate chemical indicator tape, and aerate gas sterilized items for the correct period of time. Receive sterilized trays, sets, and equipment from the sterilizer; check for integrity of sterilization, (ie, color changes on indicator tapes, external and internal indicators, and dampness of packages); stock and properly store sterile items in a sterile storage room in accordance with MTF procedures. Matrix Providers is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. Matrix Providers endeavors to make www.matrixproviders.com accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-877-807-8277, TTY LINE, 385-722-8109. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. #INDAH

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