Associate Sterile Processing Technician - Sterile Processing
Company: St. Joseph Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
We are looking for an Associate Sterile Processing Technician
for the Sterile Processing Department at St. Joseph Hospital
Location: Orange, CA
Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem
Shift: 8-hour, Evenings
Under general supervision of the Assistant manager, and the
Supervisors, the Associate Sterile Processing Tech is responsible
for decontamination, assembly, and sterilization of all
instrumentation, supplies, and equipment in the Main O.R., Surgery
Center and other SJO units.
Prepares instruments for decontamination.
Sterilizes instrumentation and supplies according to hospital
policy. Records testing and loads content. Communicates issues
related to testing results.
Reports broken equipment, instruments, and patient safety issues to
management team immediately.
Cleans, assembles, and wraps surgery instrument trays, specialty
trays, and procedural trays.
- Communicates clearly and professionally with all members of the
healthcare team and other personnel in both providing and obtaining
Knowledge of routine testing performed on equipment,
instrumentation, decontamination, sterilization, and case cart
Establish priorities and work flexibility to meet customer service
Knowledge of medical terminology and basic aseptic technique into
- Knowledge of scheduling and staffing.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Licenses/Certifications: Certified Registered Central Service
Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: 1 year experience as a Central Service Technician in a
Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a
text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire
Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.
These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph
Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain
high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in
our faith-based setting.
As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained
with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new
employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St.
Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that
retention rate is significantly higher than the average for
healthcare institutions in our community.
When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the
hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow.
In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one
"America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and
World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our
unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based
A haven that feels like home.
St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare
givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow
both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees
view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.
Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the
many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!
St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO)
to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or
genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph
Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the
company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation and training.
Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment
consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in
for staff vacancies.
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