Onward Healthcare Skills Checklists

Congratulations on your decision to apply for a travel nursing position with Onward Healthcare! Before we can offer you a nursing employment opportunity, an electronic skills assessment must be completed. From the nursing skills checklist below, please locate the list that matches your specialty and complete the online form. Be sure to review your information thoroughly before clicking the submit button. Thank you!


Sterile Processing Technologist Skills Checklist

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This profile is for use by healthcare professionals in this discipline and specialty.  It will not be a determining factor for the program.
Please enter your full legal name as it appears on your Social Security Card.
First Name* Middle Name Last Name*
Last 4 of Social Security Number*
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E-Mail Address* Phone Number*
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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
 
Processing:
1 2 3 4
 
Single Instruments
 
Wrapped Sets
 
Instrument Containers
 
Endoscopes (indicate types)
 
Repairs
 
Safety Procedures
1 2 3 4
 
Protective Attire
 
Standard Precautions
 
Sharps Handling
 
Managing Biohazardous Waste
 
Decontamination
1 2 3 4
 
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
1 2 3 4
 
Steam Autoclave
 
• Gravity Displacement
 
• Prevacuum
 
• Flash
 
Sterility Assurance Tests
 
• Bowie Dick
 
• Biological
 
• Chemical
 
Steam Sterilization
 
• Load Documentation
 
• Cart Loading
 
• Testing Validation Procedures
 
• Trouble Shooting
 
Gas (ETOH)
 
• Load Documentation
 
• Loading Procedures
 
• Testing Validation Procedures
 
• Trouble Shooting
 
Sterrad
 
• Load Documentation
 
• Loading Procedures
 
• Testing Validation Procedures
 
• Trouble Shooting
 
Steris
 
• Load Documentation
 
• Tray Loading
 
• Testing Validation Procedures
 
• Trouble Shooting
 
Assembly and Preparation
1 2 3 4
 
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
1 2 3 4
 
General
 
Cardiac
 
Endoscopy
 
Laparoscopic
 
Neurology
 
OB/GYN
 
Ophthalmology
 
Orthopedics
 
Plastics
 
Robotics
 
Urology
 
Other Specialty Service
 
Other Specialty Service
 
Age specific practice criteria
A. Newborn/Neonate (birth - 30 days) F. Adolescents (12 - 18 years)
B. Infant (30 days - 1 year) G. Young adults (18 - 39 years)
C. Toddler (1 - 3 years) H. Middle adults (39 - 64 years)
D. Preschooler (3 - 5 years) I. Older Adults (64+)
E. School age children (5 - 12 years)
 
Please check the boxes below for each age group for which you have expertise in providing age-appropiate care
 
Experience with age groups
A B C D E F G H I
 
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
 
Experience
 
Yrs. SPT: In-Patient OR
 
SPT: In-Patient OR - # of Suites
 
Yrs. SPT: Ambulatory Surg. Center
 
SPT: Ambulatory Surg. Center - # of Suites
 
Yrs. Surgical Tech: In-Patient OR
 
Surgical Tech: In-Patient OR - # of Suites
 
Yrs. Surgical Tech: Ambulatory Surg. Center
 
Surgical Tech: Ambulatory Surg. Center - # Suites
 
CERTIFICATIONS
 
BLS
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Certified Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician (CSPDT)
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Certified Surgical Instrument Processor (CSIP)
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Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER)
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Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
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Other Certification 
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Other Certification 
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Sterile Processing Technologist Skills Checklist, version 1

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