BJC Healthcare Sterile Processing Technician in Alton, Illinois

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Alton Memorial Hospital, in Illinois is a full-service acute-care hospital services patients in a seven county area. Alton Memorial offer inpatient and outpatient services including surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and 24-hour emergency care.

Central Sterile Processing Dept is charged with decontaminating and Sterilizing of all instrumentation for the Operating Room and Obstetrics. They prepare case cartsby pulling the sterile supplies that are housed in the dept.Stock misc. sterile supplies for Wound Care and Skin Nurse.

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Role Purpose

Performs a variety of Sterile Processing functions, which include the decontamination, preparation, sterilization and distribution of sterile surgical instrumentation to the OR and other areas throughout the hospital. Required to maintain and control both sterile and non-sterile supplies, and identify and remedy equipment and process failures and hazards while maintaining the appropriate and complete records.


  • Assembles and processes instruments sets, trays, supplies and linen; prioritizes trays and tasks according to the surgery schedule.

  • Utilizes and troubleshoots steam sterilizers.

  • Follows proper techniques and procedures to ensure the integrity of the sterilization process.

  • Disassembles, decontaminates, and processes instrumentation according to manufacturer and industry standards.

  • Ensures instrumentation is reassembled correctly and functioning properly.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Preferred Requirements

Licenses & Certifications




Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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