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Providence Health & Services Sterile Processing Tech in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Sterile Processing Tech,Variable/Full-time 1.0 FTE 40 hours per week to Providence Centralia Hospital , Sterile Processing in Centralia, Washington.

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The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for cleaning, maintaining and sterilizing of instruments, processing case carts and sterile storage of items in sterile processing.


The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency

In this position you will:

o Manages par level inventories of supplies for the OR.

o Maintains overall cleanliness and organization of unit storage areas.

o Make changes to sets as needed or recommended.

o Reports and documents unserviceable/broken equipment to Sterile Processing Coordinator.

o Knowledge of sterilization.

o Knowledge of surgical instruments and supplies.

o Knowledge of instrument processing and decontamination.

o Knowledge of regulatory government agencies for standards and recommendation of sterile processing and decontamination.

o Processes supplies and equipment.

o Practices sterile technique according to department policy.

o Prepares and processes supplies and equipment according to departmental procedure.

o Follows established SPD procedures.

o Processes trays ensuring that the finished product is wrapped neatly and tightly.

o Labels and records instrument trays and equipment in accordance to established procedure.

o Operates steam & Sterrad Sterilizers in accordance with guidelines.

o Tests, monitors and records Sterrad and steam sterilizers, and understands their functions.

o Communicates and receives approval for any tray and procedure changes from Clinical Manager prior to implementing.

o Cleans and decontaminates equipment. Standards:

o Follows department and hospital procedures regarding decontamination attire.

o Cleans instruments and equipment in accordance with decontamination procedures.

o Follows proper procedure when using instrument washer. Practices proper Infection Control and Universal Precautions when handling equipment and supplies.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

Education: H.S. Diploma or GED

Coursework/Training Graduate of approved Central Service Technician program.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 298151