What Does a Central Sterile Processing Technician Do?Central Sterile Processing Technicians are responsible for many vital services within various healthcare facilities. Some responsibilities include:
- Decontamination procedures
- Preparation and packaging for sterilization
- Monitoring the process of steam, EtO, dry heat, and liquid chemical sterilization
- Maintaining product sterility through shelf-life/rotation
- Storage distribution, inspection and inventory control of supplies, instruments and equipment
Where do Central Sterile Technicians Work?
- Students are awarded a technical certificate upon successful completion of the curriculum.
- Professionally trained Central Sterile Processing Techniciand work in a variety of enviroments. Graduates can look forward to an exciting career working in a Hospital or Surgery Center, Outpatient Surgery Clinics, Veterinary Hospital and Dental Surgery Clinics.
How Do I Become a Central Sterile Processing Technician?
- The Central Sterile Processing Certificate Program is a course developed to acquaint entry -level aides and refresh existing technicians on the scope of scientific principles that underlie decontamination, processing, sterilization, distribution, and inventory control of instrumentation. This certificate of completion course will provide the knowledge of current regulations, techniques and trends to enable individuals to function with nationally based competencies in health care sterile supply processing and distribution areas, Upon completion of this course, graduate will be prepared to take the Certification for Healthcare Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician's exam as well as the certification exam offered through IAHCSMM.