Central Sterile Processing
Full Time
Salary Range
$16.27 - $24.40 / hour
8 Hour Shift*
Rancho Mirage,
CA 92270
Job #

* For 10 hour and 12 hour shifts this is the average hourly rate which includes overtime when a non-exempt employee works over 8 hours.

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The Central Service Technician will follow the daily guidance of the Central Service Coordinator to complete the tasks performed in the department of Central Service.
  • Reports to
    • Manager, Central Service
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • N/A
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: N/A
      • Preferred: Central Service Certification (CST)
    • Experience
      • Required: N/A
      • Preferred: One year in field.
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Demonstrates proper receiving, sorting, and inspection of instrumentation in the decontamination work area following standard precautions.
    • Identifies and separates instrumentation needing manual decontamination from those that are safe for automatic decontamination.
    • Follows manufacturer’s recommendations on dilution of all chemicals used throughout the department.
    • Properly operates and maintains technically advanced decontamination equipment.
    • Inspects instrumentation for contamination and ensures instruments and equipment are in good working order prior to assembly.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of proper disassembly and assembly of instrumentation.
    • Follows instrument tray inventory control sheets when assembling tray sets.
    • Identifies, selects, and demonstrates proper usage of sterilization packaging and quality control indicators for each.
    • Operates and demonstrates knowledge of specific parameters for each of the sterilizers.
    • Selects, performs, interprets and documents diagnostic and biological tests on all types of sterilization equipment.
    • Maintains proper sterile storage of supplies and instrumentation.
    • Assembles surgical and specialty carts according to the transportation slips or inventory check lists.
    • Inspects, restocks and maintains adult and pediatric crash carts and intubation boxes.
    • Possesses knowledge and adheres to aseptic practices.
    • Demonstrates good judgment when using supplies to achieve cost effectiveness.
    • Assists the Coordinator and/or the MSC with keeping proper par levels of supplies.
    • Contributes to maximum efficiency to complete the priorities set per the surgery schedule.
    • Maintains current knowledge relating to new instruments, equipment, and changes through participation in shift report.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.