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Sterile Processing Tech - Certified

Req #: 27157
Facility: Asante Ashland Community Hospital
Location: Ashland, OR
Department: Sterile Processing AACH (1200-70216)
Category: Clinical Support Services
Schedule: Full Time
Hours: 11-1930
Target Salary Range: $15.36 - $19.20
Union Position: No

Sterile Processing Technician Certified Position Overview

The Sterile Processing Technician Certified is responsible for disassembly, cleaning, decontamination, reassemble, sterile preparation, sterilization, storage and distribution of all instrument trays, sets, medical surgical supplies and equipment that are required for the care of the patients.

As the Sterile Processing Technician Certified at Asante you will have the opportunity to:

Follow infection control practices and aseptic techniques.



High school diploma or equivalent

Knowledge of sterilization practices, instrumentation, decontamination processes, medical/surgical supplies and patient related equipment


Knowledge of surgical instrument trays, sets and single instruments

Preferred experience-

o Knowledge of surgical procedures and supplies needed on specific cases. General understanding of the uses and functions of medical/surgical supplies

o One year previous sterile processing experience working with instruments, steam and ETO gas sterilizers, surgery cart systems and instrument decontamination


Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) by CBSPD


Certified Registered Central Service Technician - certified by IAHCSMM (Sterile Processing)

Required Skills

This position requires excellent organization and customer service skills.

Must be able to interact effectively with all levels of personnel within Asante and outside agencies.

Must be able to independently organize and follow through with detail work.

Ability to convey enthusiasm to others.

Ability to clearly communicate between staff, shifts and other departments.

Must be able to maintain composure and work under stress as a team member.

Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision.

Compensation & Benefits

Excellent salary, including bonus potential

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision care

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

Generous work/life balance incentive

Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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