Sterile Processing Technician

Sterile Processing

9am-530pm; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

General Description:
Under the direct supervision of the Sterile Processing Manager, responsible for decontamination, assembly and preparation, sterilization, and distribution of medical instruments and supplies to the operating room and minor equipment items throughout the hospital.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Works in the decontamination area to receive and wash all contaminated instruments and equipment items using proper washing techniques.
  • Assembles surgical trays and packs according to established protocols. Examines and inspects instruments for contamination before packaging. Demonstrates knowledge of surgical instruments.
  • Participates in the sterilization process, including use of biological indicators and testing and operation of equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of proper sterilization techniques.
  • Pulls supplies and instrument trays for surgical cases. Demonstrates knowledge of supplies and their locations.
  • Participates in ongoing in service of new equipment items to ensure proper washing and sterilization techniques.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertains to the work area.
  • Performs similar and related duties as assigned.


Formal Education:
  • Vocational or other technical school, certification, training or apprenticeship required beyond high school. Certification as Central Service Technician required.

Work Experience:
  • 1 year to < 2 years

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Must become certified as a Central Service Technician within 18 months of employment

Full Time Benefits:
Eligible to participate in a number of PMC-sponsored benefits, including:
  • Annual Accrual of 152 Personal Leave Bank (PLB) Hours
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance
  • EAP, Flex Spending, Accident, Critical and Other Applicable Benefits

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.