Oct 14, 2021

Sterile Processing Tech - Ambulatory Surgery Center

  • Swedish
  • Redmond, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Sterile Processing Technician Ambulatory Surgery Center (Per Diem, Variable Shift ) to work at the Redmond ASC in Redmond, W A. Swedish Medical Group now offers a one time $5,000 Sign-on Bonus to* Sterile Processing Technician newly joining SMG!

The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for: decontamination, assembly, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation, assembly and delivery of surgical procedure case carts, paring and replenishment of materials, and receiving and distribution of sterile processing supplies. The Sterile Processing Technician must be able to decontaminate and assemble surgical instrumentation using an automated Instrument Tracking System. Selects appropriate method of sterilization, verify parameters, and documents sterility accurately and appropriately.

In this position you will:

  • Assists in record keeping and verification of equipment
  • Performs duties including decontamination and sterilization of instruments and equipment; and inspecting and assembling surgical instruments, equipment, trays, and packs
  • Operates all sterilizers using appropriate sterilization techniques according to manufacturer instructions
  • Fills surgery case carts from predetermined listings. Delivers case carts to surgical area
  • Identifies and reports supply, equipment, and procedure problems


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of formal Central Services Technician or Sterile Processing Technician course or successfully challenged Course test
  • Provisional or Certified Registered Central Service Technician issued by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) or Current Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician issued by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing & Distribution (CBSPD)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in an ambulatory surgery center

About the Swedish Medical Group:

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes 128 primary care and specialty care clinics.

At Swedish, we are passionate about healthcare for our caregivers. Full-time caregivers (0.75-1.0 FTE) who earn less than $60,000 per year will be offered the Swedish PPO Medical Plan with a $0 premium cost, including dependent coverage.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Washington-Redmond

Work Locations: Redmond Main Bldg (WA173) 18100 Ne Union Hill Rd Redmond, 98052

Req ID: 313456