Sterile Processing Tech/MA - Women's Healthcare Partners

April 22, 2024 |

Department: Women's Healthcare Partners

Status/Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Location: Owensboro, KY

For more information contact: Olivia Burden,


  • Education:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Minimum of one-year related experience or training in assembly and sterilization of surgical instrumentation or as a surgical technologist.
    • Completion of formal Sterile Processing Technician training or Certification program that includes aseptic technique and infection control training in lieu of experience.


    • Completion of formal Surgical Technician training or Certification program.

  • Experience:
    • Two years of experience working as sterile processing technician.
    • Experience working in ambulatory care setting assisting medical assistant staff.
    • Central Supply Processing Department Technician (CSPDT), or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification, Certification from the Board of Sterile Processing & Distribution (CBSPD Technician Certification).
    • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) certification
    • Certified Surgical Technologist
    • Computer skills (eg, Microsoft® PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write reports and correspondence as needed.
    • Must possess the ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions while dealing with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized variables.

Job Description:

  • Sterile Processing Technician: The provider practice sterile processing technician acts as the primary clinic staff responsible for all sterilization activities performed in the clinic processing room. Manages sterilization equipment in accordance with policy procedure, regulatory compliance, and manufacturer’s instructions for use. Responsible for ensuring clinic has clean, sterile tools, and equipment readily available for delivering patient care. Responsible for decontamination, correct assembly, and sterile processing of all instrumentation used at the provider practice clinic. Responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of sterile processing supplies. This includes requesting order, receiving, and restocking supplies upon arrival. Assist in preparation and assembly of medical and surgical supplies used in office procedures, instrumentation, and equipment.

    Clinical Medical Assistant: Performs designated tasks for patients in all age groups in clinic setting. May perform basic monitoring to include temperature, pulse, respiration, B/P. Assists with patient care duties his/her scope of practice, and as skill competency is verified. Performs clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Communicates, assists, and supports the clinical team lead, and other clinical staff, in support for the efficient delivery of patient care. Assist clinical team lead in receiving and distributing supplies and equipment upon arrival.

  • Sterilization of reusable medical devices

  • Inventory, Ordering, Distribution of medical & surgical supplies for reusable medical devices

  • Monitor, interpret, and document results of indicators

  • Ability to effectively communicate and report findings associated with failed quality assurance activities

  • Maintains Safe and Therapeutic Environment of Care for Patients

  • Upholds Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics

  • Professional Self-Development

  • Exhibits Positive Human Relations

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

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