Sterile Processing Technician

Sterile Processing

The Children's Hospital of AL
Birmingham, AL


Evenings and Nights

M- F 4:30p - 1:00a

Contact: Paula Preston
Tel: 205-638-2950
Fax: 205-638-5111
Email: paula.preston@childrensal.org
1600 7th Avenue South

  • Job Summary
    • Performs technical functions of reprocessing, decontamination, disinfection, preparation, packaging, sterilization and distribution of reusable medical instrumentation, and handling/storage of disposable sterile supplies and accurately documents in compliance with FDA, CDC, AAMI, and JCAHO. Operates large high vacuum steam sterilizers, Paracetic Acid sterililizers, and Hydorgen Peroxoide Plasma sterilizers. Utilizes computer software for inventory tracking, materials management, biological documentation, and the associated computer hardware. Act as resource for Operating Room and other health care professionals for various sterilization and instrument care methods.
  • Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience
    • At least one year experience in a healthcare facility Sterile Processing department required.
  • Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries
    • Certification with American Society of Hospital Sterile Processing Personnel (ASHCSP) or International Association of Health Care Central Service and Material Management (IAHCSMM) is desirable.