Sweetwater Surgery Center is Hiring!

Full-time Sterile Processing Technician

Sweetwater Surgery Center is seeking applicants for our full-time Sterile Processing Technician position. 

Regularly you will . . .

  • Maintain a clean and orderly central processing area (e.g., shelves, counters, equipment)
  • Adhere to sterilization process policies and procedures
  • Clean each item according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Inspect instruments for damage and defects; lubricates items as required
  • Determine whether each item is in good working condition
  • Sort and arrange items into proper trays according to established policy/procedure
  • Wrap trays and individual items according to established policy/procedure
  • Accurately label each item with name and expiration date
  • Correctly operate sterilizers, ultrasonic washer, and other processing equipment (i.e., positions items correctly in sterilizer, selects proper cycle, seeks assistance when needed)
  • Check equipment indicators for proper functioning
  • Perform required biological/chemical monitoring tests on all sterilizers and maintains logs according to established policy/procedure
  • Maintain availability of recording supplies for continuity of recording throughout sterilization process
  • Maintain inventory levels and accurate records
  • Perform weekly inspections of all sterile items in facility
  • Check for outdated items and package integrity of wrapped sterilized items; replaces items as necessary
  • Place items in correct location
  • Maintain adequate inventory of supplies for the sterile processing area
  • Maintain/update the instrument tray inventory list
  • Accurately document count of instruments loaned/returned to outside sources

Success in this position requires . . .

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Strong ethical and moral character references
  • Training/courses in sterile technique, sterilization of instruments
  • Instrument processing technician experience preferred
  • ASC experience preferred

You will receive . . .

  • Competitive hourly wage based on experience and skill set 
  • Comprehensive group health, dental and vision as well
  • Generous paid time off
  • Retirement plan 

Interested in Applying?

Simply download and/or print the application from the link below. Then either email or fax the completed application, along with your cover letter and resume to us.

or Fax to (307) 382-6869

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