Sterile Processing Technician

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Central Sterilization
Hours / Pay Period
Dominican Hospital - Santa Cruz
Standard Hours
Work Schedule
8 Hour


About Us


Dominican Hospital (a member of Dignity Health) is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California’s Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, comprehensive care in cardiac, orthopedics, oncology, women’s and children’s services, we continue to lead the region in medical innovation and excellence in healthcare. 


Comprehensive Care


Dominican offers emergency services and is a Certified Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. Dominican’s services include the only comprehensive Cancer Center in Santa Cruz County, a Total Joint Replacement program, and advanced neurological and endoscopic services. Dominican regularly receives ‘A’ grades for hospital safety from Leapfrog Group, and has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

As Santa Cruz County’s heart attack (STEMI) receiving center, Dominican Hospital provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital’s heart attack treatment times consistently beat the national average, and the hospital offers two cardiac catheterization labs available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Groundbreaking cardiac procedures at Dominican include the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, which allows for heart valve replacement without opening a patient’s chest.

Dominican Hospital has forged significant partnerships with area hospitals to bring exceptional care to Santa Cruz County. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.


In The Community

Beyond care inside the hospital, Dominican is dedicated to the health and wellness of the Santa Cruz community.

Community programs include a Mobile Wellness Clinic, a tattoo removal program, and support groups for patients and new mothers. In addition, and in accordance with our mission, Dominican Hospital supports programs for the underserved in our community, including children and adults, students, seniors, and the homeless population. Dominican also has received several awards for environmental excellence.


Position Summary:


Disassembles, decontaminates, cleans, and reassembles surgical instruments and patient care supplies. Assembles single pack instruments and instrument trays for sterilization. Operates steam autoclave and gas plasma sterilizer. Loads and unloads supply carts and delivers sterile processed supplies to service areas. Assembles surgical case carts.




  • Previous Sterile Processing Technician experience is required. 
  • Completion of Sterile Processing Technician training is required.



  • Two (2) to three (3) of Sterile Processing Technician experience in an acute care hospital is preferred. 


Previous Sterile Processing Technician experience is required. Completion of Sterile Processing Technician training is required. Two (2) to three (3) of Sterile Processing Technician experience in an acute care hospital is preferred. 


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