Providence Health & Services Sterile Processing Technician - Core Tech in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Sterile Processing Technician - Core Tech to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The Core Technician will performs delegated activities and tasks to support the operating room team. The Core Technician prepares and delivers medical/surgical supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures. Technicians are responsible for the care, inventory and storage of surgical equipment, instrumentation and supplies. The Core technician will be responsible for orientating all Operating Room staff to the Surgical Core environment, process and functions.

In this position you will:

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

  • Assure case carts are complete for each surgery case

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

  • Acquire sterile items and equipment needed during the case for all the operating rooms

  • Create and schedule "add-on" cases through EPIC


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED or 4 years of work experience)

  • Completion of Central Services Technician or Surgery Technologist training program (1 year of hospital sterile processing experience will substitute for CST education requirement)

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

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Hospital sterile processing or health care materials management experience

  • Current Central Supply Certification or Surgery Technology Certification in Washington State

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 198583