Sterile Processing Instrument Tech - Gettysburg Hospital - (part-time) - Evenings

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 57024

Position Summary:

General Summary:




Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager, receives and processes incoming supplies and equipment, performs cleaning and sterilizing duties, prepares packs of supplies, linens and instruments in central supply services as directed. Selects and assembles surgical instrument sets for scheduled and emergency surgery. Collects, sorts, cleans, sterilizes and stores instruments after use.



Duties and Responsibilities:


1 Decontaminates instruments, supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures.

2 Cleans, assembles, wraps, sterilizes and stores supplies and instrument trays.

3 Sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies as required; handles and stores instruments, equipment and supplies


4 Maintains an adequate supply of packs and supplies to meet area needs including inventory control, proper labeling,

inspection of linen and labeling of packages.

5 Performs biological and chemical monitoring in accordance with quality assurance standards.

6 Performs initial instrument counts according to AORN standards, ensuring optimal patient outcomes and promoting room efficiency.

7 Reviews the daily surgical schedule and obtains instruments, supplies and equipment for scheduled and emergent

procedures. Completes conflict checking.

8 Cleans, wraps and sterilizes instrument sets and stores supplies appropriately.


Required Experience

Minimum Education:


High School or G.E.D.



Minimum Experience:


3 - 6 months



Required Cert/Registration:


CRCST certification within 6 months of employment

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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