CST or CRCST - Certified Central Sterile Technician Sign On Bonus! in Noblesville, IN at Riverview Health

Date Posted: 5/18/2023

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Job Description

At Riverview Health, we focus on improving the healthcare experience for those we serve, including our employees. Although Riverview Health is Noblesville’s largest employer and one of Hamilton County’s ten largest employers with a staff of more than 1,300, we provide a close-knit work environment where everyone feels like an invaluable member of the team. We do this by creating a culture that’s supportive, positive and empowering.

The Certified Central Sterile Technician is an integral member of the healthcare team responsible for decontaminating, inspecting, assembling, disassembling, packaging and sterilizing reusable surgical instruments or devices used in surgical procedures.  The position requires certification as a Certified Surgical Tech (CST) or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), detail orientation, an eagerness to learn, focus on patient safety, and the ability to work and communicate with a team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Process instrumentation and equipment used in the operating room according to manufacturers' recommendations and hospital policy and procedure.

  • Maintain instrumentation in working order. Perform preventive maintenance tasks and verify equipment functions properly. Submit requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement, and move defective equipment, pulling it from use until repair or replacement is completed.

  • Report complete and accurate data relating to the biological and quality testing of sterilization equipment.

  • Follow established procedures for receiving, decontaminating, assembling, packaging, and sterilizing medical equipment.

  • Decontaminate and sterilize instruments, medical supplies, and equipment. Differentiate the cleaning and sterilization methods as required for specific equipment and instruments.

  • Assemble wraps and sterilize trays of instruments.

  • Monitor stock levels and assist in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas

  • Label, collect, and distribute instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment to units where they are needed.


Riverview Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum: Graduate of an accredited CRCST program or CST program

License / Certification Requirements:

  • Minimum: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Surgical Technician (CST) within one year of hire or transfer to the job
  • Preferred: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certified Surgical Technician (CST) at hire

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum: Clinical rotations completed in Central Sterile department
  • Preferred: At least 1 year clinical experience in Central Sterile Department