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Central Service Technician / SEIU - J

Allegheny Health Network

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  • Natrona Heights, PA - Allegheny Valley Hospital
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  • Full time
  • Evening (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Cleaning, processing and storage of instrumentation, supplies and equipment; issuing and charging of all medical/surgical supplies under the direction of the Registered Nurse.


  • Performs all required quality assurance tests and operates all sterilizing equipment following regulatory directives. (25%)
  • Performs documentation and recordkeeping according to established policies, guidelines and regulations. (25%)
  • Assembles and maintains specific patient care equipment and medical instrumentation utilized throughout the facility. (25%)
  • Follows established policies and procedures, including the use of Standard Precautions, when decontaminating equipment and instrumentation. (25%)



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • For Central Service Technician (CST) hired after 12/29/2020 -- Employees who practice central sterile by the health care facility on or before December 29, 2020 are exempt from certification requirements:
    • Pass a nationally accredited central service exam within 18 months from hire date
    • Maintain one of the following: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) OR  Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT)


  • Sterile processing or six months hospital experience

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