Are You Detail Oriented?
A sterile processor technician is instrumental in the safety and sterile process of medical procedures in surgical rooms and within the hospital. They are in charge of instrument and medical device decontamination, organization and packaging. They help prevent the spread of infection by ensuring all medical devices are disease free. They must know about aseptic techniques and procedures, HIPAA regulations, proper decontamination, sterilization and packaging techniques.
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This individual must be detailed oriented, it is not all cleaning, there are daily record keeping and keeping track of deliveries you make. This is when the equipment can be distributed to surgical rooms and exam rooms. Hours vary on the place of employment but there are days, nights and weekends. No previous experience required to enter this program, and you can work in Hospitals / Surgical Hospitals, and Outpatient Care Centers.
Your Sterile Processing Course Includes:
- Sterile Processing Instructional Support from our experienced ACC Faculty. (SRGT-1048)
- Clinical rotation. (SRGT-1060)
- Preparation to take the CBSPD exam.
- Job resources and personalized career guidance from the Career Services Department.
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If you have a high school diploma or GED, a proficiency in English (reading,writing and speaking skills) are at least eighteen (18) years of age and have a clean criminal record, then contact our program coordinator to get started. You should also download the application located on our sterile processing program web page and submit it to the Austin Community College Continuing Education registration office. Discover a career that will bring out the best in you.