Certified Sterile Processing Technician

Certified Sterile Processing Technician
Central Services

The Certified Sterile Processing Technician will:
  • Prepare instruments and specialty instrument trays for packaging prior to sterilization. Interfaces with other Hospital personnel as needed.
  • Prioritize the assembling of instrument sets according to Departmental needs.
  • Make rounds to designated areas to collect items.
  • Receive soiled items in decontamination area of S.P.D. Decontaminates reusable instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare patient equipment for use. Fills case carts for use.
  • Operate equipment and monitor equipment function.
  • Fill requests for medical/surgical supplies, procedure trays and patient equipment. Restocking of Procedure Carts.
  • Prepare linen for sterilization.

  • One to two (1-2) years of prior Central Service experience desirable, which may include at least 6 months experience as SPD Tech I.
  • Experience must include knowledge of Orthopedic, Vascular, Neuro and ENT instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of specific O.R. requirements for optimal functioning of instrumentation a must.
  • Work requires standing and walking for prolonged periods (90% of work time) as well as occasional lifting of instrument trays.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds required.
  • Certified through a national sterile processing program recognized by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

Grade 114