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University of Virginia Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) - Mid Shift - Fontaine Medical Office Building in Charlottesville, Virginia

$3,000.00 sign on bonus may be available for qualified candidates with 1 year work commitment, in accordance with UVA policy.

Please note, the location for this position is not at the main hospital.

The location is:

Fontaine Medical Office Building 1

415 Ray C. Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Mid Shift

11:00am - 7:30pm

Entry level/novice performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation, supplies, and equipment. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, ordering, receiving, conducting cycle counts, pulling cases for the Operating Room, stocking supplies, instruments and pans, restocking clean cart supplies, expediting supplies to the OR and stocking OMNICELL cabinets with room stock. Cleans Storeroom, keeps stock in order, verifies expiration dates and ensures correct items are stored in their correct locations.

  • Prepares and assembles surgical trays and equipment following established tray listings for issue, storage, or further processing (such as sterilization).

  • Monitors, reads, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function (e.g. ETO, Steam, Steris, and Sterrad).

  • Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically (Hand Washing, Washer/Sterilizer, Ultrasonic Cleaner, Scope Washer, Cart Washer).

  • Gathers, assembles, and distributes surgical supplies, instruments, and medical equipment upon request or through case cart requisitions

  • Operates the departmental bar code system to maintain records for surgical trays and instruments received, processed, and distributed (SPM Tracking System).

  • Cleans area and keeps stock in order.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $16.31 - $25.28 Hourly


Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.

Experience: 1 year or relevant experience preferred

Licensure: No certification required.


Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive).

Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 25-50lbs. Working in environment with fumes, chemicals, vibrations, heat, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.