STERILE PROCESSING TECH (SPD) in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 7/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.



We invite you to join our highly engaged team in the Sterile Processing department, where we work very closely with the Surgery and Supply Chain departments. In an environment that is welcoming, we provide training that enhances our Technician’s skills, allowing them to make sound judgement and work autonomously as needed.
Our Sterile Processing Technicians do not “cut corners”, and they are responsible for the cleaning, packaging, sterilization, storage, and distribution of medical instruments, equipment, and supplies used for patient care. Cleans and disinfects equipment requiring decontamination or sterilization according to designated principles of asepsis. Responsible for testing and recording of sterilizer equipment performance to ensure operating within sterility standards. Maintains established control systems for supplies and equipment processed.

This is a full time, 8 hour shift with varied start times.

Job Requirements

Required Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Completion of college training program for SPD or online study program or completion of formal on the job training program.
  • Knowledge of sterilizers, surgical instrumentation, and medical equipment.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or CBSPD Certification
  • Two years of experience in SPD in lieu of certification acceptable upon hire, but CRCST or CBSPD Certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.


Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.