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Penn State Health Sterile Processing Tech - Central Supply in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Day/Evening

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network


The Sterile Processing Technician coordinates and collaborates the overall cleaning, decontamination, assembly and dispensing of surgical instruments, equipment and supplies needed for daily surgical procedures in surgery and related departments.


·Responsible for control of all parts of the sterilization process including decontamination, prep, pack, sterilize, documentation of sterilization, and sterile storage including remediation of equipment failures and hazards.


·High school diploma or GED Required

·Satisfactory completion of a program of orientation and training related to sterilization, processing, decontamination and distribution of supplies.


·Surgical Technician or previous experience as Sterile Processing Technician preferred


·Certification as a Central Supply/SPD Technician required within one year of employment

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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