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Sterile Processing Technician Associate (Nights) - Geisinger Medical Center

Job Title Sterile Processing Technician Associate (Nights) - Geisinger Medical Center Location Danville, PA Job Category Diagnostic Services Schedule Nights Work Type Full time Department GMC Sterile Processing Team Date posted 09/24/2021 Job ID R-16351

Job Summary

***Joining Incentive for Qualified Applicants*** Responsible for the preparation, care, sterilization and transportation of medical and surgical instruments, packs, supplies and equipment.

Job Duties

Collecting used and contaminated equipment, instruments, and supplies for sorting and decontamination. Manually cleaning supplies of contaminants, removing waste matter, and operating and maintaining decontamination equipment. Preparing and packing decontaminated supplies for sterilization. Monitoring and operating sterilization equipment. Examining supplies meticulously to ensure they are properly cleaned and sanitized. Testing and reporting any issues or problems with the sterilization equipment. Sterilizing, preparing, wrapping, and organizing equipment into instrument trays for use during medical procedures. Preparing and delivering all necessary equipment and instruments for surgeries, examinations, medical procedures, and medical carts. Maintaining records of sterilization procedures, sterilized items, equipment maintenance, and supplies. Controlling the inventory, reordering supplies, and checking expiration dates. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

***Joining Incentive for Qualified Applicants***

This Sterile Processing Technician Associate position is night shift 11pm-7:30am and includes enhanced shift pay incentive. Only 2 holidays per year. Become a Certified Sterile Processing Technician a year after your 6 month training and probationary period required. If you are looking for a first step into healthcare with on the job training, or are a seasoned healthcare professional who enjoys a challenging career, Join our Team!

***Will consider Sterile Processing Technician with current Certification at higher pay level in accordance with experience.

We’re proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
  • Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
  • Employer contribution to your retirement plan
  • Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
  • Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups


High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified Sterile Processing Technician within 1 year - International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)

Our Purpose & Values

Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

About Geisinger

Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Access to 121 state parks Best employer for healthy lifestyles*

A place where you can lead a healthy lifestyle and follow your dreams.

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