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Certified Central Sterile Supply Resource Technician

Job ID 2023-23489 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time
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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Works under the direction of the Manager, supervising sterile processing personnel performing all daily activities of the Sterile Processing Department, which include but are not limited to decontamination, assembly and counting of instrument sets, all methods of sterilization , maintaining specialty carts (CPR carts, disaster carts, Case Carts, Latex Allergy carts, GU carts) . Performs functions with conscious regard to procedures while interacting professionally with other departments within the system. Must have extensive knowledge of all operational aspects of a Sterile Processing Department and be able to perform the following: identification, cleaning, inspection, testing, packaging, and sterilization of surgical instruments, operation of mechanical equipment used for cleaning and sterilization, working knowledge of all Regulatory and Infection Control policies and practices that govern CSPD, knowledge of ordering and inventory control, knowledge of Medical Terminology to identify Surgical procedures, ability to collect and analyze data and computer skills.


Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent and one to two years of previous work related experience. Sterile Processing Technician Certification or higher by a NJDOH recognized Certification Body (CBSPD/IAHCSMM). At least two years experience as a certified technician working in all aspects of decontamination and sterilization processes and completion of a SPD Training Course or equivalent. In areas where ETO is used, must become and maintain licensure as a NJ Certified Pesticide Applicator or Operator. Work requires math skill such as addition, subtraction, division, multiplication.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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