Sterile Processing Technician - Operating Room (Per Diem):

Friday Harbor Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician - Operating Room (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.

Req ID: 146505



Responsible for operating autoclaves and other equipment to clean, decontaminate and sterilize instruments and equipment, including power equipment as applicable.  Also responsible for inspecting and assembling instruments, trays and packs. 



  1. Responsible for the coordination, assembly, and distribution of supplies, equipment, and instruments for surgical cases.
  2. Re-stocking inventory.
  3. Cleaning, decontaminating, disassembling, and sterilizing instruments and supplies.
  4. Operate a variety of sterilization equipment.
  5. Clean and maintain department equipment.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS (Required unless otherwise designated)


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.



  • Completion of a National Central Service Technician course and/or six months experience as a Sterile Process Technician preferred.



  • Certification from IAHCSMM, CBSPD or other nationally recognized certifying body required within one year of hire.
  • If working in PHMG Ambulatory Surgery Center in Bellingham:
  • In lieu of above certification must have:
  • Course completion and current Flexible Endoscope Preprocessor certification by the Certification Board for Sterile Process and Distribution (CBSPD)



  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communications in English required.



  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time with ability to push and pull carts exceeding 100 lbs. unassisted at times. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or more.     
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.       
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).        
  • Ability to stand on feet for the duration of any scheduled shift; ability to stoop and bend consistently without restrictions.


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Friday Harbor community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Friday Harbor, Peace Island Medical Center (221)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $16.59, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Certified Registered Central Service Technician


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Friday Harbor || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Technician / Technologist || Per Diem/Relief || SURGICAL SVCS

Basic Qualifications