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This position is located in the Sterile Processing Department (SPD), Directorate of Surgical Services (DSS), Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA.  


·         Performs a variety of duties encompassing the full range of decontaminating, cleaning, processing, preparing, ordering, and distributing a complete range of reusable medical supplies, instruments, and equipments.

·         Examines items to ensure that gross contamination has been removed, as well as, checks for proper approximation, sharpness, and damage of instrumentation and replaces if necessary.

·         Assembles a wide variety of surgical/medical instruments and equipment for sets and places items based on size and weight.

·         Selects proper cleaning methods for sterilization of instruments and equipments.