This position is located at the VA Medical Center, in the Sterile Processing Service, Hampton, VA. The Supervisory Medical Supply Technician works in support of the Sterile Processing Service management team. Responsible for sterile preparation which is accomplished through inspection, assembly, packaging, and terminal sterilization of all trays, sets and packs for use throughout the facility. Assumes leadership responsibilities to perform peer training as well as provide user training and instruction pertaining to correct operating and preventative maintenance procedures of medical equipment. Identifies trends, recommends solutions, and implements quality improvement initiatives and program related activities related to program effectiveness. Conforms to and ensures that all safety and infection control rules, regulations and requirements in the decontamination and preparation areas are followed by all personnel working in, or entering, the work area. Effectively processes and sterilizes a wide variety of implant devices in accordance with manufacturers recommendations and ensure that they are held for the required time post sterilization per regulations. Work Schedule: 2:00PM - 10:30PM Monday - Friday 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.