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VCA Animal Hospitals Surgical Instrument Processing Technician in South Weymouth, Massachusetts

CA South Shore Weymouth Specialty Animal Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic experienced technician assistant to join our growing surgery team as a sterilization assistant full time!

Do you thrive in an environment that promotes and encourages growth and development? At VCA South Shore we strongly believe in training and development for all associates! Our team is collaborative, supportive, and progressive and we want to give you the opportunity to expand your skills and follow your dreams at our 24-hour Emergency / Specialty / and General Practice hospital.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Prefer working knowledge of surgical sterilization techniques, but willing to train for the right candidate.

  • Professional behavior & appearance, excellent interpersonal skills, and a positive, friendly attitude.

  • Able to handle multiple tasks at once, and deal with high levels of stress in an environment of changing priorities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Clean surgical instruments using surgical sterilization techniques.

  • Prepare surgical packs and PPE (gloves, gowns, drapes and masks) for sterilization.

  • Properly set up and run sterilization equipment - gas sterilizer and autoclave

  • Decontaminating and cleaning operating rooms, sterile supply room and equipment daily and after surgical procedures

  • Maintain proper stock of surgical supplies in pack area and surgical suites

As a Sterile Supply Assistant, you will:

  • Prepare instruments and operating room for surgery.

  • Troubleshooting and removing faulty equipment from service to submit for repair or replacement.

  • Maintaining appropriate quantities of surgical supplies and equipment.

  • Decontaminating and cleaning operating rooms, sterile supply room, and equipment according to established procedures.

  • Serving as a resource/reference to surgical team with regards to surgical equipment.

Potential Schedule/Compensation: Full-time (some weekend availability required)

Pay Range : $18 - 20 / hr dependent on experience and skill set

What Makes VCA South Shore Unique?

We have an on-site social worker to support you ! We are passionate about our teams health and wellness and continue to foster a culture where asking questions is welcome, and training is the expectation. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity , and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.

The Benefits Continue to Grow!

  • Leadership opportunities (career growth potential)

  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Infertility Benefits

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k)

  • Generous pet care discount

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team?

We look forward to getting to know you!

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at