Sterile Processing Technician (Certified)- 60060

Sterile Processing-67501
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Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
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At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.


Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Provide sterile, disinfected or clean equipment, supplies and instruments for surgery and other departments of Tuality Healthcare. Follow recommendations for best practices.  

Hiring Competencies

a.    Education: High school graduation or completion of GED preferred.

b.    Certification: Current sterile processing technician certification CRCST or CBSPD required within 9 months of hire.

c.    1 year hospital sterile processing experience preferred.

d.    Steam autoclave and hydrogen peroxide gas experience.

e.    Knowledge of the function, care and handling of instruments.

f.     Uses effective communication skills.

g.    Speaks, writes and understands English.

h.    Functions well as part of a team.

i.     Uses appropriate problem solving methods to deal with conflict.

j.     Follows directions accurately and completely.

k.    Prioritizes multiple tasks and requests in stressful situations.

l.     Knowledge of basic medical terminology.

m.   Excellent customer service.

30-60%  Standing
1-30%  Sitting
1-30%  Walking
3-60%  Lifting / Carrying

Physically Demanding Tasks: 

Filling case carts and restocking inventory – bending. Processing of instruments, case carts, hospital equipment, etc. ‑ lifting, standing, carrying and bending. Loading autoclaves ‑ pushing, pulling and lifting. Interpreting indicators and autoclave charts and records – visual. Lifting up to 40 pounds, 20 to 50 times per shift.


Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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