Centura Health Certified Sterile Processing Tech - Union in Pueblo, Colorado

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 129038_

_Recruiter Contact:_ TheresaManous@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 7271 SMC STERILE PROCESSING*


_Schedule:_ Full Time

_Shift:_ Variable

_Position Summary_

The Certified Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Technician is responsible and accountable for the decontamination, assembly, and processing of all surgical instruments, surgical trays, SPD stored surgical equipment and reusable instruments from other hospital departments / units. The Certified SPD Technician is responsible and accountable to assemble and issue case carts and issue disposable items necessary for surgical patient use. Must be able to access the ORSOS computer system and other computer software that supports the functioning of the OR and the tracking of all hospital owned, SPD processed instrument sets.

_Position Essential Functions_

  • Organizational Standards - 10%

  • Professional Growth/Accountability – 10%

  • Environment of Care - 10%

  • Documentation - 10%

  • Unit Specific - Decontamination of Reusable Instrumentation and Equipment - 20%

  • Unit Specific - Assembly, Packaging and Processing of Instruments and Equipment – 20%

  • Unit Specific – Assembly of Case Carts and Dispensing of Processed Equipment/Instruments – 20%

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School Diploma or GED

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • Previous experience w/sterile processing activities of related fields preferred


  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician or Certified Surgical Technologist (CRCST required within 3 years of hire.

  • BLS (CPR) preferred

_Other Skills_

  • Organizational

  • Verbal

  • Interpersonal

  • Customer Relations

  • Grammar/Spelling

  • Read/Comprehend written instructions

  • Follow verbal instructions

_Physical Requirements_

  • Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.