Garnet Health

Sterile Processing Tech

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/13/2022 1:58 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Surgical Support Services (Central Services, Surgical Tech)
Shift (1) : Shift Type
3 - Night
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Nights, (11p-7a) including rotating weekends and holidays.


At Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley’s leading integrated health system, you’ll find the perfect balance of a satisfying career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on patient-centric care with a collective of visionary leaders and dedicated and caring professionals working as a team to deliver the best for the people we serve. If you’re interested in a health system that’s both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse community that provides the best of both city and rural life, we invite to make your career home with us as a Sterile Processing Tech on our Sterile Processing team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center-Middletown. 


Under the direction of Sterile Processing leadership, the responsibilities of the Sterile Processing Technician is to perform in the decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, tracking, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment. 


At Garnet Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth and professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and dedicated to the success and satisfaction of our team members. Here, you’ll find resources that will help you excel in your career, tuition reimbursement programs for your continued education, and comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits designed to fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and diverse team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional talents, skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one another, our communities and our patients.

Join the Garnet Health team and let your excellence shine.


Minimum Education for Sterile Processing Technician:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.

Minimum Experience:    

  • Six (6) months experience in Sterile Processing preferred;
  • Instrument tracking system experience preferred;
  • Basic computer skills, anatomy and medical terminology required         

Required Certification/Registration:        

  • Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) through IAHCSMM OR certification as Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) through CBSPD required.

Working Conditions:

  • Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well-lighted, heated or ventilated facility.  No routine exposure to hazards. Works in an area with no outside exposure; area is climate controlled; frequent exposure to water and cleaning solutions; exposure to contaminated items limited by use of protective clothing & equipment (provided); exposure to sterilizing chemicals within legal limits. No direct patient contact. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, cold, noise, blood/body fluids.
  • Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing, reaching (overhead, extensive and repetitive) and/or constant walking. Ability to continuously lift 25 lbs and push and pull 110 lbs.
  • Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary. Essential employee may be subject to extended work hours.


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