Sterile Processing Tech PRN

Sterile Processing Tech PRN job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: PRN

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us: Lovelace Women’s Hospital is New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health.  Our patients choose Lovelace Women’s Hospital because it’s a name they trust.  Whether we come alongside them for a birthing experience or breast cancer treatment, our primary goal is to offer them exceptional care. For seven consecutive years, Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the best places to work in healthcare in the nation.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hiring a Sterile Processing Tech

  • The Sterile Processing Tech is responsible for decontamination, correct assembly and sterile processing of all instruments used in the operating room and ambulatory/specialty clinics.
  • Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret the surgery schedule and take a lead role in determining the instrumentation and staff work flow.
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of the procedures/policies required for decontamination and terminal sterilization of instrumentation while instituting protective measures to assure proper decontamination and sterilization.
  • Demonstrates operational knowledge and technical competence when using equipment and supplies and can precept new employees in cleaning instruments/equipment/supplies properly and stores them securely. 
  • Maintains instrumentation/equipment in good working order and reports malfunctions or broken items or unsafe instrumentation to appropriate personnel.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of decontaminator, ultrasonic, washer sterilizer, hand washing delicate, flexible, power instrumentation, steam, plasma-hydrogen peroxide, paracetic acid methods of stylization.


  • Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent.   
  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory standards for universal precautions, sterilization methodologies, and regulatory standards for biological monitoring.
  • Ability to take a lead role in workflow and problem solve equipment malfunctioning.
  • One (1) year of previous job-related experience in Central Supply and/or Sterile Processing experience in hospital or clinic setting, preferred. 
  • National Certification in Sterile Processing or equivalent, desired
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Why Lovelace?

  • 2015 & 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers
  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work since 2008
  • Zia Award from Quality New Mexico for Best in Class


Department / Location

Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM