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Central Processing Technician

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Evening (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Receives, reprocesses, distributes and stores patient care equipment and instrumentation



  • Transports soiled equipment and performs decontamination and disinfection functions utilizing automated equipment and manual cleaning. (30%)
  • Appropriately operates sterilizers in a manner consistent with regulatory requirements and manufacturer's recommendations. (30%)
  • Inspects, audits, and assembles surgical instrument sets and medical devices utilized in the Operating Room and other patient care areas of the hospital. Assembles surgical case carts accurately and efficiently. (30%)
  • Processes requests for patient care equipment received via computerized system and by telephone. (5%)
  • May contact outside vendors for delivery of rental patient care equipment. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.



  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Willing to pursue a CRCST certificate after one year of experience



  • Enrollment in a surgical tech/sterile processing program preferred.
  • CRCST eligible or CRCST preferred.
  • Sterile processing or six months experience in a hospital setting preferred.

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