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Supervisory Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing Service)

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Boise , ID 83701

Posted 2 months ago

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SPS is the central point within the Medical Center providing the technical supply functions of collection, decontamination, processing, packing, sterilization and distribution of all patient care supplies, instruments and medical equipment. The Assistant Chief of SPS must issue, adapt, implement and maintain local SPS policies and SOPs (standard operating procedures), as applicable to specific Medical Center programs.

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Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Collecting, receiving, an decontaminating all used soiled medical supplies.

  • Inspecting, assembling, packaging, and terminal sterilizing all medical surgical instrumentation sets.

  • Ensuring the distribution area performs a major role in getting the correct reusable medical equipment to users.

  • Utilizing appropriate inventory management techniques.

  • Supervising other lower graded Sterile Supply positions.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. through Friday 4:30 p.m.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0622 Medical Supply Aide And Technician

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to a background/security investigation

  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


Basic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

  • English Language Proficiency. MSTs must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j, this part.

Grade Determinations: Experience. One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level.

Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
1.Ability to plan and project staffing needs and requirements.
2.Ability to manage, interact and deal with individuals of varying backgrounds.
3.Ability to manage, direct and adapt work to accomplish program goals and objectives, and meet new and changing program requirements.
4.Ability to develop and recommend new or revised policies that are consistent with organizational goals and objectives.
5.Ability to perform a full range of supervisory duties, including assigning, planning and evaluating work, recommending awards, approving leave, identifying training needs, and resolving staff issues.
6.Ability to evaluate new products and equipment, develop options, and make recommendations.
7.Ability to manage, interpret, and present fiscal data (i.e. fund controls, contracts and equipment expenditures), forecast resource and equipment needs and administer an allocated budget.


The full performance level of this vacancy is GS 9.

Physical Requirements:
The work requires some walking and standing during a normal workday. Some heavy lifting may be required (e.g. carrying heavy items such as surgical instruments, breaking down supplies and carrying small boxes). Travel is required to seminars/conferences and other VA facilities as needed.

The employee will routinely alternate between a contaminated and a carefully controlled clean environment. In both, the employee is required to wear special protective clothing, which is often uncomfortably warm and restrictive. If processing contaminated supplies, the employee must wear a hair cover, gloves, impervious gown and impervious shoe covers. The work area may be confining, hot and humid and the employee subject to falls from slipping on wet floors, burns from handling hot surgical trays, cuts associated with the handling of surgical instruments, and dermatitis from various cleaning agents used during disinfection procedures. Unpleasant orders are encountered frequently during the processing of items. The work area can be quite noisy due to the clatter of metal upon metal when working with instruments and trays, the rumble of carts, and the operations of sterilizing equipment, ultrasonic cleaners, and automatic transport systems. Work is performed in a Medical Center setting and involves regular and recurring exposure to contagious disease, to various hazards from processing equipment and exposure to exposure to extreme temperature changes.


IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

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Supervisory Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing Service)

Expired Job

Department Of Veterans Affairs