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Sterile Processing Technician 40hrs

Job ID: 2105039264 Date posted: 01/23/2022 Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
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MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Centerhas been named to the 2019 America’s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.

SCHEDULE: Full-time, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

** every other weekend/holiday requirement


Under general supervision of the SPD Supervisor and/or Lead Tech, is responsible

for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of instrumentation and

equipment dispensed by the department following established infection control

practices and guidelines. Willingness to accept new ideas, work under stressful

conditions and ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients of all ages.


  • Receives, cleans, and sterilizes instruments, equipment, treatment trays, or

other items using sterilization method according to manufacturer guidelines.

  • Adheres to prescribed procedures for sterility control; electronically records

contents of each sterilizer load; regulates proper time and temperature; labels sterilized items according to prescribed procedures.

  • Disassembles and reassembles equipment and machinery.
  • Checks instruments and equipment to ensure proper working condition; notifies supervisor/lead tech of equipment/instruments in need of repair or replacement.
  • Tests sterilizing equipment, electronically records results, and notifies appropriate personnel of malfunctions or need for repairs/ maintenance.
  • Maintains a par level of all instruments and equipment in designated user areas, rewraps, sterilizes, and restocks outdated items.
  • Maintains all records electronically pertinent to the sterile processing area.
  • Performs other related duties, such as maintaining a clean and orderly work area.


Please be advised that candidates must successfully complete a background check

and pre-employment health screening which includes a drug screen.



  • Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a high school diploma.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • BLS – American Heart Association
  • CRCST – Certification Registered Central Service Technician
  • Minimum 6-months experience working in Sterile Processing


Job Keywords:

Sterile processing technician, sterile processing tech, sterilization Technician, sterilization tech, SPT, CSPM, certified sterile processing management, CRCST, certified registered central service technician, CSPDT, certified sterile processing and distribution technician, CIS, certified instrumentation specialist, CPSPD, certified board for sterile processing and distribution, computer terminal, decontaminator, sonic cleaner, sterilizer, steam, air compressor, biological incubator, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI, AORN, surgical instruments, infection control, sterilizes, trays, cleaning agents, lubricants, assembly, peel-packs, inspect, cleanliness, PAR, techniques, JCAHO, environment of care, hazardous, decontaminate, washing, bins, carts, temperate

Job: Surgery/Surgical
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: every other weekend and holiday required
Shift Begin: 7:00 AMShift End: 3:30 PM

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