Certified Instrument Processing Technician, Anesthesia Processing, First Shift

Job Description

Certified Instrument Processing Technician, Anesthesia Processing, First Shift

UC Health is hiring a full-time Certified Instrument Processing Technician for the Anesthesia Processing department for the first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Certified Instrument Processing Technician will support the Medical Centers, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Unit Details
  • The only healthcare facility in the region providing adult level trauma I care services.
  • Significant amount of resources were allocated to renovate our hospital/department.


Job Responsibilities

The Certified Instrument Processing Technician performs all activities associated with decontamination, clean prep, tray assembly, sterilization, distribution and acquiring of instruments and supplies for the OR and L/D Departments.
  • Perform all level I tech duties and responsibilities
  • Train and precept new staff
  • Responsible for oversight of processing department equipment
  • Identify specialty instruments and supplies
  • Complete all paperwork associated with sterilization processes for patient safety and accreditation purposes
  • Attention to detail in performing job duties and responsibilities
  • Maintain and recognize sterility of supplies and trays
  • Deliver and interpret requested supplies/items
  • Must be able to prioritize and respond appropriately to a variety of situations
  • Able to perform and organize high volume cases


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • CRCST certification required and annual maintenance
  • 1 year sterile processing experience - preferred

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.