If you are not a current VA employee, please apply to 11165791. This position is located at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, in San Francisco, CA. The incumbent will report to the Sterile Processing Section in the Nursing Service. The Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing) provides sterilization, preparation, supply items and reusable medical equipment decontamination and distribution support or the medical center. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Receives contaminated critical and semi-critical RME in the decontamination area and may receive noncritical equipment in the decontamination area as well. Disassembles the RME and determines the correct cleaning method, such as but not limited to ultrasonic cleaners, mechanical washers, cart washers and chemical cleaning/decontamination agents, as determined by manufacturer instructions. Inspects, assembles and determines the correct method and packaging for sterilization such as but not limited to steam, Sterrad, Steris, ETO, and high level disinfecting scope reprocessors. Performs and documents daily operational checks and records for all sterilization equipment. Work Schedule: Monday- Sunday, including holidays; Rotating shifts: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm , 3:00 pm-11:30 pm, 11 pm - 7:30 am Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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