Ascension Health Processing Tech/Sterile Processing/ St Vincent's Medical Center/ FT Evenings/ 80 Hours Bi-Weekly in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Additional Job Information

Title: Processing Tech

City, State: Bridgeport, CT

Location: St Vincent's Medical Center

Department: Sterile Processing 001

Additional Job Details: FT Evenings, 80 Hours Bi-Weekly

Monday - Friday and work every 5th weekend

Marketing Statement

Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s Health Services (SVHS) is a mission-driven organization committed to serving the poor and underserved. SVHS is a leading Connecticut healthcare system at the forefront in patient safety and quality, with a focus on creating holistic, compassionate environments. SVHS, a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and largest non-profit healthcare system, offers regional centers of excellence in cardiology, surgery, cancer care, orthopedics, diagnostics, women’s and family services, behavioral health, senior health and an array of specialized services all in a comfortable, patient-centered environment. SVHS comprises St. Vincent’s Medical Center, St. Vincent’s College, St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services and St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation. It has received a Leapfrog “A” Safety Score two consecutive years, Magnet recognition and is a US News & World “Best Hospital” overall and in 6 specialties for 2013-2014.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Processing Tech inspects, assembles and evaluates all surgical instruments and instrument sets to ensure proper sterilization, completeness of set, and to determine need for repair/replacement.


  • Performs decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization containers and equipment according to established protocols.

  • Inspects instruments, equipment and containers to assure cleanliness and proper functioning.

  • Corrects instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.

  • Maintains proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts.

  • Responsible for decontamination, kit assembly, kit sterilization and distribution.

  • Other Duties as assigned



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Central Service Tech specializing in Sterile Processing credentialed from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • General knowledge of Central Sterile Supply department functions.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent’s Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent’s Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

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