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Providence Health & Services Sterile Processing Technician in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Sterile Processing Technician (Sterile Processing, Evening Shift, 1.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Sort, disassemble, clean and disinfect trays, instruments, carts, supplies and equipment.

  • Select and use effective and safe sterilization procedures and cleaning methods.

  • Operate and maintain cleaning, sanitizing and sterilization equipment.

  • Provide instrument sets for surgical procedures and case carts for booked and emergency surgery.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Central Processing Technician certification within 18 months of hire and must be maintained throughout employment in this role once it is obtained

  • Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate in English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Previous experience in Sterile Processing or knowledge of surgical instrumentation is highly preferred

  • Working knowledge of steam and Sterrad sterilization system

  • Ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to the Operating Room needs

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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: Evening

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 248132