Dignity Health Central Processing Tech in MERCED, California


Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.


Job Summary:

To decontaminate, clean, repackage, sterilize and provide instruments, equipment and supplies to operating room and other units in the hospital. Assists in managing inventory efficiently and effectively which includes ordering or indication when supplies are needed, receiving and stocking incoming materials, vendor trays, orthopedic hardware and sterilization supplies. Coordinating efforts with the surgical team to ensure that trays and instrumentation are available at the right time for the right case.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification through International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management (IAHCSMM) or CBSPD certification through Certified Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must take call shifts as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of recent experience with steam and chemical sterilization processes in a hospital setting

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Job ID 2018-60180

Employment Type Full Time

Department Central Sterilization

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Night

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours M-F plus call shifts

Work Schedule 8 Hour