Sterile Processing Tech PRN

Sterile Processing Tech PRN job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: PRN

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us: Lovelace Women’s Hospital is New Mexico’s firstand only hospital dedicated to women’s health.  Our patients chooseLovelace Women’s Hospital because it’s a name they trust.  Whether we comealongside them for a birthing experience or breast cancer treatment, ourprimary goal is to offer them exceptional care. For seven consecutive years,Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare Magazine asone of the best places to work in healthcare in the nation.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hiring a Sterile Processing Tech

  • The Sterile   Processing Tech is responsible for decontamination, correct assembly and   sterile processing of all instruments used in the operating room and   ambulatory/specialty clinics.
  • Demonstrates the   ability to read and interpret the surgery schedule and take a lead role in   determining the instrumentation and staff work flow.
  • Demonstrates an   advanced understanding of the procedures/policies required for   decontamination and terminal sterilization of instrumentation while   instituting protective measures to assure proper decontamination and   sterilization.
  • Demonstrates   operational knowledge and technical competence when using equipment and   supplies and can precept new employees in cleaning   instruments/equipment/supplies properly and stores them securely. 
  • Maintains   instrumentation/equipment in good working order and reports malfunctions   or broken items or unsafe instrumentation to appropriate personnel.
  • Demonstrates   working knowledge of decontaminator, ultrasonic, washer sterilizer, hand   washing delicate, flexible, power instrumentation, steam, plasma-hydrogen   peroxide, paracetic acid methods of stylization.


  • Minimum: High   school diploma or equivalent.   
  • Advanced   knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization   methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring.
  • Ability to take   a lead role in workflow and problem solve equipment malfunctioning.
  • One (1) year of   previous job-related experience in Central Supply and/or Sterile   Processing experience in hospital or clinic setting, preferred. 
  • National   Certification in Sterile Processing or equivalent, desired

Why Lovelace?

  • 2015 & 2016   Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers
  • 2016 Women’s   Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern   Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work since 2008
  • Zia Award from   Quality New Mexico for Best in Class


Department / Location

Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM