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Sterile Processing Technician



As a Sterile Processing Tech, your exceptional sterilization and processing abilities provide staff with the equipment they need to perform safe and successful procedures.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Sterile Processing

SCHEDULE: 3p-1130p, rotating weekends


  • Qualifies through one of the following:
    • Credentialed: Successfully passed a nationally accredited central service exam and holds and maintains one of the following credentials:
      • Certified Registered Central Service Technician credential
      • Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician credential
    • Hard to Fill Clause: A healthcare facility may employ or otherwise contract with a person who does not meet the requirements of the function of a Sterile Processing Technician if they are unable to employ or contract a sufficient number of qualified Sterile Processing Technicians
    • Grand-fathering Clause: Must provide evidence of employment or contract services as a Central Service Technician in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring between 1/1/2011 – 1/1/2015
  • Strong attention to detail with demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills


  • Processing. Responsible for processing and supplying sterile goods and equipment to all areas within the hospital, including decontamination, cleaning, packing, sterilizing, storing and distribution
  • Sterilization. Ensure appropriate supplies are used in the process of sterilizing items; collect and clean soiled equipment, machines, carts and shelves
  • Distribution. Transport needed supplies, medication and equipment throughout the hospital

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: H - Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Requires constant walking, standing or squatting.


  • CRCST - Certified Registered Central Service Technician - International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)

PAY RANGE: $17.50 - $20.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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