Job Description

$2,500 Sign On Bonus for eligible, experienced Sterile Process Tech's!

Great Opportunity for Sterile Processing Tech in our fast paced Ambulatory Surgery Center - Variable Part Time Position - Combination of Day Shift/Afternoons/Early Evenings - No Weekends, No Call!
Prior Sterile Processing Experience Preferred.



The Sterile Processing Technician cares for and maintains all surgical instrumentation, sterilization devices, instrument washers and monitoring systems.


  • Applies knowledge and experience of principles of Universal Precautions, sterile processing and aseptic techniques
  • Has knowledge of the rhythm of surgical procedures and the purpose of instruments included in the instrument sets
  • Following established protocol, process surgical instruments through initial wash, set / reset of surgical trays, wrap and process through sterilizers / autoclaves
  • Routinely tests effectiveness of sterilizers and records outcomes
  • At all times, handle instruments as if they are intended to last a lifetime
  • Ensures supplies are always on hand
  • Assist in the maintenance of the physician’s preference cards, relative to required instruments
  • Has knowledge and understanding of the facility’s policies, including but not limited to, safety, infection control and risk management policies and procedures
  • Is knowledgeable and adheres to regulatory requirements (Federal, CDC, and State) and accreditation standards
  • Cultivates a cohesive work environment by supporting and working effectively with teammates, both clinical and non-clinical; promotes teamwork and willing to assist where needed to ensure a smooth work day for all
  • Performs other duties as assigned




  • BLS / ASLS / PALS Certified, as applicable
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years similar experience in a multi-specialty, ambulatory surgery center intraoperative setting, preferred
  • Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions
  • Demonstrates accountability, professionalism, openness, receptiveness to change
  • Ability to identify and calmly handle inherently stressful situations with tact
  • Highly organized with ability to concentrate on many detailed requests despite numerous interruptions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with physicians, hospital partners and ASC staff
  • Maintains regular attendance


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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