Sutter Health Sterile Processing Technician - Fairfield Surgery Center (On-Call) in Fairfield, California


Sutter Medical Foundation - West is the Greater Solano and Contra Costa County's largest multi-specialty physician organization. Serving the community for over 50 years, its doctors and other health professionals pride themselves on offering high-quality, compassionate care out of five care centers in Vacaville, Fairfield, Vallejo, Rio Vista, and Antioch California.

Responsible for decontamination, correct assembly, and sterile processing of all instrumentation used in the operating rooms. Must have a working knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring.


Knowledge of: medical equipment and instruments and decontamination processes are required. Some knowledge of personal computers. Some knowledge of the surgical equipment. Understanding surgery centers' needs Knowledge of human relations to effectively interface with all areas of the surgery center (as necessary) Good interpersonal skills.

Ability to: work with frequent interruptions in a high activity area.

Experience and Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of accredited Central Service Program or Surgical Tech program within past three years preferred. CPR certification preferred or within 6 months of hire. Experience - Two years assembly and sterilization of hospital OR surgical instrumentation experience within past three years required. One year hospital OR surgical instrumentation experience preferred

Other: Good oral communication skills. Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends the English language Communicates unusual or emergency situations and uses sound judgment in correcting or dealing with them Responds in a positive manner to constructive criticism Demonstrates tact and understanding when dealing with patients, team members and members of other disciplines. Demonstrates the ability to function as a team member

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Fairfield

Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - West

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: On-Call

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: .01

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.