This is a Medical Supply Technician (SPS) position for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in the Sterile Processing Service (SPS) of the Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC located in Aurora, CO. The series includes positions that will be supporting the documentation, preparation and distribution of the hospital's critical and semi-critical reusable medical equipment. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Receives contaminated critical and semi-critical RME in decontamination area and may receive noncritical equipment in the decontamination area. Dissembles the RME and determines the correct method, such as but limited to ultrasonic cleaners., mechanical washers, cart washers and chemical clean/decontamination agents as determines the correct method and packaging for sterilization such as but not limited to steam, V-Pro, and high level disinfecting preprocessors. Prepares operating case carts daily utilizing surgery schedule. Removes soil, blood, tissue fragments, body fluids, and contaminants by wiping, soaking, rinsing and scrubbing. Inspects packages for indications of proper sterilization, assembles basic sets trays used throughout the medical center including those used in the operating room. Performs segments of work pertaining to the decontamination, sterilization and inspection of RME. Work Schedule: 40 hours per week. The tour of duty varies within the 24 hours Monday-Friday, with the exception of Holidays. The hours may be extended to meet education needs/service goals. May be required to work weekends, irregular work hours, and extended hours. Will be required to be on call during off tours. 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.