Sterile Processing Technician
Altoona, PA 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Job Description
Job Title: Sterile Processing Technician
Job ID: 89396003
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Shift: Rotating
Department: Central Sterile


Full Time Flex-Rotating with call

This is a union (AFSCME) position

Posted: 11/15/2019


Responsible for receiving, reprocessing, and distribution of clean and sterile supplies; cleaning and maintenance of CPR carts and isolation cabinets.

  • Cleans and restocks CPR carts.
  • Performs all duties according to department policies and procedures.
  • Operates all departmental equipment and performs operator maintenance.
  • Performs all assigned clerical duties, such as answering the telephone, recording of messages, and maintenance of records.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and working order for the Operating Room, OB, and other departments.
  • Maintains working knowledge of all products in stock and their appropriate locations.
  • Prepares and assembles special items, trays, and packs to meet stated needs of all hospital departments.
  • Prepares case carts for the Operating Room.
  • Performs all duties related to decontamination, preparation, sterilization/disinfection, and dispatch of instruments, equipment and supplies for the Operating Room, OB, Cardiology, ED/Trauma, and Nursing and ancillary departments.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of sterilization techniques.


Education and formal training required: High school graduate or GED. Prefer nursing assistant, previous experience as Sterile Processing Technician, surgical technician, or in Operating Room areas. Experience Required: Computer experience desirable. Eight weeks of on the job training.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34
    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    High School or Equivalent
    Required Experience
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