Central Processing Technician (Bellefonte)


: $210,050.00 - $210,050.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Job Description :


Receives, reprocesses, distributes and stores patient care equipment and instrumentation


  • Transports soiled equipment and performs decontamination and disinfection functions utilizing automated equipment and manual cleaning. (30%)
  • Appropriately operates sterilizers in a manner consistent with regulatory requirements and manufacturer's recommendations. (30%)
  • Inspects, audits, and assembles surgical instrument sets and medical devices utilized in the Operating Room and other patient care areas of the hospital. Assembles surgical case carts accurately and efficiently. (30%)
  • Processes requests for patient care equipment received via computerized system and by telephone. (5%)
  • May contact outside vendors for delivery of rental patient care equipment. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Willing to pursue a CRCST certificate after one year of experience
  • Preferred

  • Enrollment in a surgical tech/sterile processing program preferred.
  • CRCST eligible or CRCST preferred.
  • Sterile processing or six months experience in a hospital setting preferred.
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    Associated topics: assemble, assembler, assembly, installation, reassemble, re assemble * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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