Sterile Processing Team Lead

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Sterile Processing
Hours / Pay Period
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
8 Hour


Located in the Phoenix, Ariz., suburb of Gilbert, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  In 2014, Phoenix Children’s Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital.   Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services.  For more information visit:


Decontaminates surgical instruments and other medical devices and equipment. Assembles, prepares and packages surgical instruments and equipment for various methods of sterilization and high level disinfection. Maintains quality control and biological monitoring systems for sterilization processes. Answer's telephone and responds to requests for sterile instrument's and supplies. Utilizes computer systems for case cart stock supply and stock return. Gives direction to fellow team members and works as relief lead in Supervisors absence. Orders and maintains implant inventory, resolves implant and instrument issues and works as a liaison to all OR's and nursing units to meet our patients instrument, implant and sterilization needs. Utilizes instrument tracking system to maintain instrument inventory.



  • HS/GED required.
  • 3 years surgical instrument experience required.
  • Preceptor Certification within 6 months of hire.


  • Completion of a surgical instrument technician program preferred.


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