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Surgical Instrument Repair Technician

IMS sells the finest quality surgical instrumentation and provides a full range of instrument repair capabilities, instrument care products and accessories. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the company has become a worldwide leader in the healthcare equipment and service industry.

We are currently seeking mechanically inclined individuals in the Manassas/Gainesville Area to repair surgical instrumentation on our on-site mobile fleet. People with craftsman backgrounds (metal/jewelry shaping and polishing, watch making and repair, etc.) have been very successful in learning our techniques. New hires will be trained in an outstanding apprenticeship program.

Requirements for this position are as follows:

• Work with various grinding and polishing tools

• Attention to detail required

• Willingness to listen and learn

• Fast pace environment

• Must be available to work overtime as well as some Saturday’s

Motivated individuals will have room to advance as we are constantly growing. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package along with a friendly, drug-free environment. Extensive background check and drug screening performed.

Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. (IMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of STERIS Corporation, provides surgical instrument and device management, as well as clinical consulting, for more than 2,500 healthcare facilities. IMS offers fast turn-around time, competitive pricing and a commitment to helping customers avoid expensive replacement instruments through effective maintenance and proper handling. IMS is rapidly growing our business and offers a dynamic environment, challenging work, and opportunity.

Join us as a Surgical Instrument Repair Technician


The primary role of the repair technician is to perform repairs on medical instrumentation. Technicians must be familiar with various types of surgical instruments and understand how to best maintain and repair them. Repairs are completed either on a mobile laboratory, on-site in the hospital or at an off-site company repair center. All repairs completed to the highest quality standards and in a timely manner.

Essential Job Functions

•Identifies surgical instruments by various type, use and functionality. Inspect instruments to determine what type of repair and/or adjustment is required.

•Disassembles malfunctioning medical instruments or equipment, troubleshoots and uses standardized testing procedures; examines and tests mechanisms for defects.

•Replaces or repairs defective parts; may require modification or manufacturing replacement components. Reassembles medical instruments or equipment and tests assembly for conformance to specifications. •Ability to estimate repair costs.

•Inspects instruments and tests equipment periodically and adjusts calibration to ensure functioning within specified standards.

•Abides by all Company safety and health policies and procedures. Must use personal protective equipment if required.

•Determines correct spare parts required to complete repairs. If the parts required are controlled by inventory numbers, the technician is responsible for performing all necessary inventory transactions to ensure inventory accuracy.

•Perform repairs on surgical instruments designated “TIER 1”, which are considered the most basic types of instruments and/or types of repairs. In certain situations, technicians may specialize in particular repair categories.

•Work will be performed on a mobile truck, in-house repair center, or in hospital lab. •If assigned to a truck, work with CIRC to manage and balance workload to minimize customer disruption. Help CIRC identify additional revenue opportunities. •Exercise mechanical skills for precision, alignment, sharpening and repair of surgical instruments.

•Complete all necessary paperwork (i.e., logging instruments and completed repairs).

•Improve results for assigned area to increase revenue, profit, personnel development, and asset readiness. Job Requirements * Experience/Requirements

•High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

•Preferred Surgical Technician experience or experience working is a Central Sterile Department in a hospital

•Alternatively, experience working in a medical instrument/device instrument very desirable •Individuals with experience working as a Craftsman/woman in detailed repair work such as metal/jewelry shaping and polishing, watch making/repair often have transferable skills to this position •Good hand/eye coordination (manual dexterity) •Basic organizational skills

•Basic troubleshooting and problem solving skills •Good attention to detail •Willingness to listen and learn

•Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment •Able to spend long periods sitting in a confined space

•Willing to work overtime and weekends, flexible shifts as required, and assist in other areas of repair centers as needed •Ability to effectively communicate with Customers, peers and management

•Mechanical and Mechanical aptitude

•Basic PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products •Understanding of and willingness to adhere to basic company expectations (Customer focus, teamwork, integrity, accountability and professionalism IMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of STERIS Corporation.

STERIS is a $1.9B+, publicly traded (NYSE) organization of over 8000 employees and is dedicated to providing innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services. IMS Corporation complies with all obligations with respect to online application systems under guidelines provided by the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. If you are a disabled person who requires reasonable accommodation to complete an online application, please contact the STERIS Human Resources Department. IMS is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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