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Providence Sterile Processing Technician in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Sterile Processing Technician (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

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

In this position you will:

  • Manages par level inventories of supplies for the OR

  • Maintains overall cleanliness and organization of unit storage areas.

  • Make changes to sets as needed or recommended.

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

  • Knowledge of sterilization

  • Knowledge of surgical instruments and supplies.

  • Knowledge of instrument processing and decontamination.

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

  • Processes supplies and equipment

  • Practices sterile technique according to department policy.

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

  • Follows established SPD procedures.

  • Cleans and decontaminates equipment.

  • Follows department and hospital procedures regarding decontamination attire.

  • Cleans instruments and equipment in accordance with decontamination procedures.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Coursework/Training Graduate of approved Central Service Technician program.

About the hospital you will serve .

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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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: 267809