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Job Summary

Proliance Highlands Surgery Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons, INC., P.S., located in Issaquah, WA, is looking for a full-time Sterile Processing Technician to join their team.

Job Description

Posted: 01/24/2019
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Issaquah, WA

The sterile processing position is Monday –Friday, 5 days a week with 8 hour shifts. There is no call, week-ends or holidays, but the candidate must be willing to work beyond scheduled hours if necessary

The Sterile Processing Technician performs technical tasks that support the surgery center.

Essential Functions:

  • Decontamination
  • Correct assembly
  • Sterile processing of all instrumentation used in the operating rooms
  • Knowledge of universal precautions, and sterilization methodologies
  • Organized
  • Efficient


  • Reviews surgery schedule on an ongoing basis to determine priority of surgical instrumentation needed
  • Inspects, tests, assembles, packages and labels OR surgical instruments in preparation of sterilization to ensure that instruments are ready and available when needed
  • Sterilizes instruments by operating steam sterilization
  • Runs biological monitoring and incubates
  • Reads and records biological monitor results
  • Decontaminates instrumentation and equipment following facility written policies and procedures
  • Prepares disinfectants and other solutions and operates mechanical washers and ultrasonic cleaners for decontamination
  • Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate corrective/preventive measures
  • Ability to receive and give direction and to identify and use proper chain of command
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn and accept changes
  • Adheres to the facility standards of business conduct and HIPAA privacy and security requirements


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in the English Language
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles and theory relating to decontamination and sterilization procedures required
  • Detailed knowledge of identification and proper handling of surgical instrumentation and assembly of full surgical instrument tray, surgical power equipment, and scopes also required
  • Frequent periods of walking and standing
  • Exposure to and contact with disinfectants, cleaning agents, and sterilants. Work is performed in a clean, climate-controlled, well-lit environment


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), or Certified Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
  • One year of sterile processing experience preferred

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to

*We regret that we are not in a position to respond to all applicants.

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