Lead Certified Sterile Processing Technician, Full Time, Day Shift

Clinical Support
Southern California Region
34700 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.


We're looking for someone to join our team as a Lead Certified Sterile Processing Technician who:

Provides shift leadership to non-certified and certified technicians in planning, prioritization, coordination and assignment of sterile processing. Demonstrates an understanding of policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements and builds continued competency in order to work independently and provide support to other team members for the decontamination, sterilization, and sterile storage activities of the department.


Essential Functions:

  • Acts as a liaison with other hospitals and agencies in obtaining emergent supplies, equipment and rental equipment. Maintains supplies at the appropriate par levels. Authorized to have unsupervised access to areas where medications are accessible and to handle and transport medications.
  • Coordinates work schedules of sterile processing technicians. Oversees training and evaluates competency of all staff.
  • Maintains an adequate level of instrumentation necessary for the efficient functioning of customer departments and understands the equipment and chemicals used in reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment.
  • Provides preceptor support to other employees and at least two educational programs annually to other team members.
  • Actively participates in continuous quality improvement (CQI) process.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


You'll be successful with the following qualifications:



  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred


Work Experience: 

  • Three years sterile processing experience: Preferred
  • One year leadership experience: Preferred


Required Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Sterile Processing Technician certification: Required

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