Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/24/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 4119.72220 STERILE PROCESSING


Under the supervision of the Sterile Processing Manager and according to approved policies and procedures, the incumbent will assemble case carts containing consumable supplies and instrumentation. Post-operative instruments will be clean/decontaminated, assembled, sterilized and stored until ready to be issued. Consumables will be inventoried, stocked and issued as needed.


Consistently supports the hospital’s standards, in line with the Mission, Vision and values of St. Joseph Medical Center.

Follows the Guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to

prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).

Promotes a culture of safety for patients and associates through proper identification, proper reporting:

  • Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
  • Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  • Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.


Education and Work Experience:

One year experience preferred working with surgical supplies and instruments.


Registered Central Service Technician (RCST), Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CBSPD) or must complete certification within one year of employment.

Education & Training:

High school diploma or equivalent.


The ability to read and write information communicated via a case cart requisition or count sheet.

Ability to follow verbal orders received on the telephone

Analytical skills are necessary to accurately fill surgical case carts and assemble surgical instrument sets.

Ability to perform basic computer functions.

The ability to stand and walk approximately eighty percent of the shift.

The ability to work with blood and body substances.

Additional Information

About Steward Health Care

Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers with unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician-owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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