Sterile Processing Technologist Skills Checklist

Please mark your level of experience
1.  No theory and/or experience
2.  Limited experience/need supervision and/or support
3.  Experienced/minimal support needed to perform
4.  Proficient/can perform independently
WORK SETTING
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Acute Hospital OR
Ambulatory Surgery Center
PROCESSING
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Single Instruments
Wrapped Sets
Instrument Containers
Endoscopes
Repairs
SAFETY PROCEDURES
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Protective Attire
Standard Precautions
Sharps Handling
Managing Biohazardous Waste
DECONTAMINATION
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Use of Washers
Washer/Disinfectors
Washer/Sterilizers
Detergent Use and Refills
Chemical Agents for Decontamination
Ultrasonic Cleaner
Equipment (e.g. crash carts, IV pumps)
STERILIZATION - Steam Autoclave
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Gravity Displacement
Prevacuum
Flash
STERILIZATION - Sterility Assurance Tests
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Bowie Dick
Biological
Chemical
STERILIZATION - Steam Sterilization
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Load Documentation
Cart Loading
Testing Validation Procedures
Trouble Shooting
STERILIZATION - Gas (ETOH)
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Load Documentation
Loading Procedures
Testing Validation Procedures
Trouble Shooting
STERILIZATION - Sterrad
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Load Documentation
Loading Procedures
Testing Validation Procedures
Trouble Shooting
STERILIZATION - Steris
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Load Documentation
Tray Loading
Testing Validation Procedures
Trouble Shooting
ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION
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Instrument Set Assembly
Selection of Appropriate Wrapping Material
Assembly of Peel Pack Items
Preparation of Hard Instrument Containers
Wrapping Procedure
Selection of Sterilization Tapes
Towel/Linen Folding
Labeling Standards
Peel Pack/Heat Sealing
Instrument Count Sheets
Physician Preference Cards
Case Picking
Sterile Storage Standards
SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT PROCESSING
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General
Cardiac
Endoscopy
Laparoscopic
Neurology
OB/GYN
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Plastics
Robotics
Urology
Age specific practice criteria
Please check the boxes below for each age group for which you have expertise in providing age-appropiate care.  Experience with age groups
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Able to adapt care to incorporate normal growth and development
Able to adapt method and terminology of patient instructions to their age, comprehension, and maturity level
Can ensure a safe environment reflecting specific needs of various age groups
COMPUTERIZED CHARTING
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Epic
Cerner
Eclipsys
McKesson
Meditech
Other Computerized System
Computerized Physician Order Entry
Bar Coding for Medication Administration
 YesNo
EMR Conversion
By checking the "Agree" box and clicking “Submit” below you certify and acknowledge the information provided on this checklist is accurate to the best of your knowledge and an accurate representation of your abilities. *