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Penn State Health Sterile Processing Technician - NIGHT SHIFT - Sterile Processing in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - St Joseph Regional

Location : US:PA: Reading

Work Type : Full Time

FTE : 1.00

Shift : Night

Hours : 11p-7:30a


This job is responsible for maintaining sterilization equipment and surgical instruments, issuing packing and sterilization of supplies, instrument trays and inventory service to surgery and patient care units.


Individuals must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • Holds and maintains either the Certified Registered Central Service Tech (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) credential.

  • Previously employed or contracted for services as a central service technician by the hiring Penn State Health (PSH) health care facility on or before December 29, 2020, or had been employed to practice as a central service technician as the primary function at another healthcare facility at any time prior to December 29, 2020


  • New employees who do not meet one of the requirements above have 18 months to obtain the Certified Registered Central Service Tech (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) credential in order to maintain employment.


  • Previous experience as a Surgical Technician or Sterile Processing Technician preferred.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Position Sterile Processing Technician - NIGHT SHIFT - Sterile Processing

Location US:PA:Reading | Allied Health | Full Time

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