This is a Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing) position for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in the Sterile Processing Service of the VA Western Colorado Health Care System. The incumbent of this position will be supporting the decontamination, preparation and distribution of the Facility's critical and semi-critical reusable (RME) medical equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to: Provide sterile preparation of supply items and reusable medical equipment. Prepare reusable medical equipment. Prepare surgical trays and sets. Receive and disassemble instrumentation avoiding damage. Work with a wide range of medical and surgical cleaning devices, including instrument washers and sterilization equipment. Use brushes and cleaning agents appropriate to clean lumens, serration and grooves. Operate ultrasonic, instrument washer/sanitize, and cart washer equipment. Assemble sets by instrument recognition and referencing surgical specialty data cards. Determine appropriate method of sterilization and operate low temperature and/or steam sterilizers correctly. Correctly label sets and individual instruments and accurately document test results. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Telework: Not available Compressed/Alternative Work Schedule: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position Functional Statement: Medical Supply Technician/#000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Available Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.