Job Description

Technician, Sterile Processing - Zion, IL

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00am - 6:30pm

***Position is located in Zion, IL***

Job Summary/Purpose:

  • Perform and participate in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning assembling and packaging of medical/surgical material to include, but not limited to, instruments and equipment according to established standards and procedures to ensure a sterile and functioning supply of materials.
  • Prepare trays according to prescribed procedures.
  • Disassemble, clean, assemble and test instrumentation for proper functioning.
  • Operate steam sterilization.
  • Perform simple maintenance on equipment by use of the Bowie-Dick test packs, cleaning of filters and drains and use of biological test packs.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and materials to include documenting usage, issuing, receiving and recording as assigned.
  • Perform multiple tasks that assist in the daily operation of all units as well as being responsible for customer service.
  • Serve as a liaison between OR manager (or Department Head) and third-party vendors for equipment/supply acquisition and the maintenance of existing equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of Sterile Processing experience.
  • Certification from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or Certification from IAHCSMM as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST).                    

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform light to heavy work, which includes frequent lifting and positioning of patients.
  • For greater than 50 pounds it may be expected that the employee will request assistance from a co-worker for lifting and transferring.
  • Ability to stand/walk 6 to 8 hours per shift.
  • Ability to frequently bend, twist, reach, stoop and occasionally kneel and squat.
  • Ability to perform various repetitive tasks i.e., simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation (keyboard).

All employees within this job classification may have high-risk exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.



We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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