Central Processing Technician - Non-Certified

2 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Hours per pay period
Regular Full-Time
Shift Start & End Time
Typically, 1330-2200
Scheduled days of the week
Typically, M-F with weekend/call/holiday rotation.
USD $13.74/Hr.
USD $19.63/Hr.
2 - Evening shift


In Central Oregon you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the warmer months. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating.  Whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget.


St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,600 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals.  We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.


The Central Processing Technician - Non-Certified at St. Charles Health System (SCHS) is responsible for assembling case carts for surgeries, as well as cleaning, decontaminating, assembling, sterilizing, and distributing equipment and instruments used within the hospital. This position does not directly manage any caregivers.


(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)




Sterilization processing


Instrument assembly


Case cart and procedure preparation


Inventory management


Equipment operation and inspection


Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.


Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.


Education:  High school diploma or GED required.


Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current certification in Sterile Processing (ex. IAHCSMM or CBSPD) preferred, but not required. IAHCSMM or CBSPD Sterile Processing Certification required within six months after meeting minimum hour requirements for test


Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Experience:  Experience in sterile processing, health care materials management, operating room, and/or patient care preferred.


Additional Requirements:  Successful completion of Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE) prior to employment.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-25 pounds.

Occasionally (25%): climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Sitting, climbing stairs, keyboard operation and operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Occasionally (25%): Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface and chemical solution.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


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