Sterile Processing Technician (SPD)
Scripps Clinic
 San Diego, CA

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride,

support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top

100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a

difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and

unlock your potential.

Scripps Clinic

Carmel Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center is accredited by the Accreditation

Association for Ambulatory Health Care equipped with four

operating rooms and 14 pre-and post-operative recovery bays, specializing in

orthopedic surgery, gynecologic procedures, eye procedures and pain management.

We invite you

to join our highly engaged team in the Sterile Processing department, where we

work very closely with the Surgery department in a collaborative and fast-paced

environment. You will be working with a detail-oriented

team that is proud to have zero incidents of bioburden. Our leadership team provides amazing support

to the staff, and the surgeons we support have great respect for the team.

The Sterile

Processing Technician is responsible for the cleaning, packaging,

sterilization, storage, and distribution of medical instruments, equipment, and

supplies used for patient care. You will also:

  • Clean
    and disinfect equipment requiring decontamination or sterilization according to
    designated principles of asepsis.
  • Responsible
    for testing and recording of sterilizer equipment performance to ensure
    operating within sterility standards.
  • Maintain
    established control systems for supplies and equipment processed.

This is a Casual 8 hour position.

Required Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • Completion
    of college training program for SPD or online study program or completion of
    formal on the job training program.
  • Knowledge
    of sterilizers, surgical instrumentation, and medical equipment.
  • Excellent
    communication and customer service skills.
  • Certified
    Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or CBSPD Certification
  • One
    year of experience in SPD in lieu of certification acceptable upon hire, but
    CRCST or CBSPD Certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

Preferred:

  • Ambulatory
    Surgery experience