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Sterile Supply Technician I- Central Sterile

Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, our TH Sterile Supply Technicians are valuable members of our team. Teaching Hospital Sterile Supply Technicians perform tasks related to cleaning, sterilization, maintenance, repair, storage, inventory, and delivery of instrumentation, medical supplies and equipment to an operating room or clinic.

Duties of a TH Sterile Supply Technician in Supply Management Services may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Cleans, assembles, performs minor repairs and wraps trays of surgical instruments, equipment and specialty supplies for sterilization.
  • Disassembles, sorts, cleans, inspects and processes surgical instruments and equipment.
  • Collects reusable items from, and dispenses supplies to, points of use.
  • Maintains, stores, and inventories surgical supplies.
  • Operates ultrasonic and utility washers and performs specified daily maintenance tasks on the equipment.
  • Operates sterilization equipment and performs specified daily maintenance tasks.
  • Performs record keeping duties of the sterilization process for Joint Commission requirements.


Required Qualifications: Ability to read, write and communicate in English. Must provide evidence of having successfully passed a nationally accredited central service technician exam and hold and maintain a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) credential.

Effective, January 1, 2015 anyone employed into this position must obtain the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) credential by their 18th month anniversary from their hire date into the position.

Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma. Previous experience working in a hospital setting, and/or with the patient population. Possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to work with all levels of the organization. Attention to detail and excellent organization skills.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

  • Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
  • All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
  • This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
  • This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
  • Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
  • Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
  • Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
  • Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

  • The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.


Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

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Keywords: Stony Brook University, New Haven , Sterile Supply Technician I- Central Sterile, Other , Stony Brook, Connecticut

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