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Job Description

Requisition ID: 22402

Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet

Location Address:
333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL  60435-8200 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night



The Sterile Processing (SP) Technician II under general direction, decontaminates, cleans, inspects, and assembles reusable instruments and trays.  The SP Technician II operates all sterilization equipment, including steam sterilizers, washer sterilizer, sonic cleaner, ETO gas sterilizer and STERRAD sterilizer.  The SPD Technician II is also responsible for monitoring and entering patient charges in the Meditech system and in tracking patient care equipment charges and rental. Maintains records, supplies, and other information for instruments and sterilization methods.



  1. Demonstrates understanding/knowledge of all concepts of decontamination including but not limited to:  transmission pathways, cross-contamination, barrier protection, and disinfection principles; complexities of steam, ETO, and STERRAD sterilization.  Continuously updates knowledge and skills.


  2. Processes instruments, trays, and linen packs.  Decontaminates and cleans all instruments and trays according to procedure.  Assembles instrument trays according to departmental instrument book.  Prepares packs for ED, OR, and OB per procedure.


  3. Operates steam sterilizers and washer sterilizers according to procedure.  Assembles departmental instruments, trays, and linen packs according to procedure.  Runs biological spore in every sterilization load containing implants.  Operates steam gun according to procedures.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two years of experience with two years on the job training in a medical facility with firsthand knowledge of sterilization and decontamination processes required.


Computer Skills                                                          


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) preferred


Business Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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