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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Sterile Processing Technician - Sterilization in Laguna Beach, California

Sterile Processing Technician - Sterilization

Location: Laguna Beach, CA

Work Schedule: Part time - 48 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Under general supervision processes surgical instrumentation and supplies throughout the sterilization process using the appropriate personal protective equipment according to procedure. Maintains instruments in a clean, working condition, and stores according to instrument directory. Performs and interprets data from daily sterilizer biological monitoring, instrument sterilization and all associated documentation. Assist in training and orientation of new staff. Is proficient in required competencies.

Required qualifications:

  • Sterile processing experience.

  • 1 year High-Level Disinfection: Experience in High-Level Disinfection or Endoscopy.

  • CRCST Certification (Certified Registered Central Service Technician), Or

  • CSPDT Certification (Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician), Or

  • CFER Certification (Certified in Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor), Or

  • CER Certification (Certified Endoscope Reprocessing) Or

  • If completed formal surgical tech program and have a surgical tech certificate (IAHCSMM or CBSPD within 1 year)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training - Successful completion of dysrhythmia course or ability to pass rhythm recognition exam test, Or

  • 1 year of acute patient care experience, or 6 months experience in a direct patient care environment in providing clerical support related to Provider or Patient documentation or charting.

  • Coursework/Training - EKG Training.

Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line. As a member of Providence Health System, we serve all of south Orange County.

Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.

Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.

We've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.

Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Req ID: R361324