Sterile Processing Technician

SIPS Consults
 Anderson, SC

Sterile Processing Technician

Position Summary

Our team is hiring local and traveling Sterile Processing Technicians to support our growing team. The sterile processing technician's responsibilities include retrieving contaminated supplies and delivering sterile supplies, maintaining inventory, and preparing sterile instrument trays for surgeries, examinations, and procedures.

We're looking for a self-starter who can manage their time effectively. The role requires drive and a sense of accountability because the day-to-day working environment will involve very little direct supervision.

Sterile Processing Responsibilities

  • Collecting used and contaminated equipment, instruments, and supplies for sorting and decontamination.
  • Manually cleaning supplies of contaminants, remove waste matter, and operate and maintain decontamination equipment.
  • Preparing and packing decontaminated supplies for sterilization.
  • Monitoring and operating sterilization equipment.
  • Examine supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly cleaned and sanitized.
  • Testing and reporting any issues or problems with the sterilization equipment.
  • Sterilizing, preparing, wrapping, and organizing equipment into instrument trays for use during medical procedures.
  • Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and instruments for surgeries, examinations, medical procedures, and medical carts.
  • Maintaining records of sterilization procedures, sterilized items, equipment maintenance, and supplies.
  • Controlling the inventory, reordering supplies, and checking expiration dates.

Sterile Processing Technician Qualifications / Skills:

  • Use of medical technologies
  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Proven ability to work within a team.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and commitment to quality improvement.
  • Sterilizing Technology internal and external courses attendance.
  • Flexible approach to work practices.
  • Computer literacy.

Sterile Processing Technician Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-4 years experience in a Sterile Processing Department is required.
  • Certified SPD Technician
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand medical terminology in order to follow written instructions and complete various forms and records regarding equipments processing and preparation of equipments.
  • Must be able to regularly lift to 30 lbs., stoop, bend, pull, and place and retrieve material.

Hours & Compensation

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts are available
  • Travelers pay: $1,242.26 - $1,637.72

Additional Information

  • Benefits
  • Contract extensions
  • Optional locations
  • Incentives
  • Growth opportunities
  • & Much more!

About the Company

We are Sterile Instrument Processing Specialist (SIPS), a consulting company designed specifically to meet the needs of todays Central Sterile Processing and Materials Management Departments. SIPS is an advanced consulting organization focused on high-quality department assessments, leadership and team-building workshops, six-sigma/lean, process improvement, and temporary staffing.

Our twenty-plus years of industry experience and our cross-functional expertise provides an enriched knowledge base in serving the needs of our clients. We identify and closely analyze industry trends, best practices and strategically integrate them to meet your specific needs.

Our commitment is to provide improved results, increase customer satisfaction, and financial performance improvement. We will provide leading-edge tools and methods to successfully help you become a top-performing organization.