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Sterile Processing Job Listing for Los Angeles County

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Mercy Ship

Operating Room Sterile Processing Technician

Summary:  Clean and sterilize surgical instruments and medical equipment. Maintain inventory as directed by the Operating Room Manager.



Accepting applications


The OR Team is why our patients travel tens and hundreds of miles to see us. The OR Sterilizing team are there to ensure Mercy Ships can provide safe surgeries in clean spaces with sterile tools.


The Operating Room Sterile Processing Technician volunteer position, part of the Sterile Processing team in the OR Department, will be located on the Africa Mercy and Global Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ships. The preferred minimum commitment for this role is six weeks. We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than twelve months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program


Qualifications required:


  • Current active Central Sterilizer Technician License (or international equivalent) in home country desired, but not mandatory
  • Minimum two years of experience within a central sterilizing department, hospital-based or day surgical center 
  • Previous experience with sterile supplies and knowledge of universal precautions required
  • Scrub Technicians and Nurses are eligible to work in the sterilizing department if a minimum of two years’ experience is met
  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Lift 30 lbs. to shoulder
  • Clean ceiling, floors, and walls
  • Able to stand for long periods for time
  • Able to work in a fast paced, noisy, and hot environment
  • Able to respond quickly to the needs of the operating rooms
  • Able to work cross culturally
  • Able to be exposed to a variety of chemicals/not chemical sensitivity


Questions about this information? Send us an email! Our medical recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach a recruiter at or 903-939-7690.

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Memorial Care


SPD Technician II – Full-Time


Purpose Statement / Position Summary


At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork. 


The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for the decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and transportation of surgical and procedural instruments in accordance with industry and regulatory standards and guidelines.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Decontaminates surgical and procedural instruments per manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Assembles, inspects, and tests per department protocol according manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Operates all equipment in Sterile Processing Department including, but not limited to, steam sterilizers, H2O2, instrument and cart washers.
  • Uses instrument tracking system in all areas of Sterile Processing Department including documentation of tests and sterilizer records.
  • Examines and maintains integrity of sterile packages.
  • Prepares OR case carts according to preference cards on all surgical procedures and prioritize vendor tray processing.
  • Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to internal and external customers by carrying and utilizing Cisco phones or other communication device.
  • Must maintain and check Memorial Care email correspondence regularly but at least bi-weekly.
  • Precepts and assists with the orientation of new staff.
  • Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Able to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned within the scope of training and service.


  • Sterile Processing experience or Graduate of a Sterile Processing Technical Training Program required


  • High school Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Completion of IAHCSMM/CBSPD Certification required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) preferred


Sharp HealthCare, San Diego’s leading healthcare provider is hiring for Sterile Processing Technicians to join our SPD teams at our hospitals in San Diego County.


Sign On Bonus – Qualified Candidates are eligible for a Sign on Bonus up to $3000 


We are hiring for experienced Sterile Processing Technicians at our following hospitals:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital


To view our current Sterile Processing openings – please click on to view on our career website at


Please contact David Shon (Talent Acquisition Specialist) – with any questions.


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • One year in an acute care hospital, sterile processing, or surgery department or completion of a program for sterile processing/central supply technician
  • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation, sterile techniques, general hospital supplies and equipment


Preferred skills and Qualifications

  • CRCST or CSPDT certification