Sterile Processing Services TechnicianPrint

Job Summary

Proliance Eastside Surgery Center, a division of Proliance Surgeons Inc., is seeking a full-time Sterile Processing Services Technician to join our team.

Job Description

Posted: 06/25/2018
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Kirkland, WA

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and assemble medical and surgical supplies, instrumentation, and equipment
  • Maintain the sterile processing areas
  • Receive and distribute surgical supplies and equipment

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Follow established protocols for cleaning, decontaminating, preparing and packaging, disinfecting or sterilizing, and storing medical and surgical supplies and equipment
  • Distribute medical and surgical supplies from sterile processing areas to other areas within the facility or health care organization as needed
  • Adhere to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment
  • Follow safety procedures and manufacturer’s instructions when handling cleaning solutions, supplies and equipment
  • Operate equipment used in the sterile processing areas safely and according to the manufacturer’s instructions for use
  • Monitor, interpret, and document results of physical, chemical and biological indicators for all types of sterilizers used in the sterile processing areas
  • Prepare and distribute surgical case carts according to physician’s preference lists and anticipated needs of the perioperative team
  • Inventory, receive, and restock materials used for supporting sterile processing services
  • Comply with organizational policies, regulatory and accreditation standards, and professional guidelines
  • Exhibit professional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Assist with improving the quality of sterile processing services
  • Assist with identifying pertinent evidence to establish benchmarks as directed
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information



  • High school graduate or equivalent


  • One year of sterile processing experience
  • Central Supply Processing Department Technician (CSPDT), or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification
  • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) certification
  • Computer skills (eg, Outlook, Microsoft® PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, sharp instruments and other devices, communicable diseases, chemicals, and repetitive motions
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting instrument trays
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Sitting, standing, and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to Please use “Sterile Processor” in the subject line. We regret we are not in a position to personally respond to all applicants.

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