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Providence Health & Services Sterile Processing Technician Resident in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Sterile Processing Technician Resident (Full time 1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The Sterile Processing Technician Resident will successfully be admitted to and complete a formal Sterile Processing program. The SPD Tech Resident will be expected to complete and comply with all academic standards of the training program, pass the IAHCSSM certification exam [Provisional Certification or Full Certification] and demonstrate clinical skill competence in all areas of the Sterile Processing Department.

In this position you will:

  • Processes instruments and equipment for departments:

  • Collects, cleans, disinfects, inspects and sterilizes surgical instruments and other medical equipment.

  • Cleans and decontaminates used items by following established policies and procedures in the decontamination area for instruments, carts and equipment.

  • Inspects and assembles all instruments sets by following pick lists and checking to ensure the instruments are clean and functional.

  • Follows policies and procedures for steam and Sterrad sterilization techniques.

  • Maintains established departmental standards by following policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental and infection control standards:

  • Correctly performs steam and Sterrad sterilization techniques. Performs biological and chemical monitoring and maintaining a clean work area.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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-Olympia

Req ID: 255326