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Sterile Processing Instrument Technician II SOR AZ

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Sterile processing technicians are vital to safe and efficient care delivery in the perioperative environment and are responsible for ensuring all surgical instruments are safe for use. Responsible for performing advanced, complex, multistep processes and delegated activities to support the operating room team in the care of the surgical patient and various procedural areas within the hospital. Cleaning, packaging and re-processing of re-usable surgical equipment, instrumentation and scopes; per manufacturer's guidelines. Maintaining inventory and storage of processed supplies. Meeting the needs of the surgical team through support of activities in the sterile core. Responsibilities include: decontamination, assembly, sterilization, quality assurance testing, and storage.

Central Service technicians work in compliance with best practices and standards established by: The Joint Commission, AAMI, IAHSCMM, AORN, OSHA, DOT, WHO, FDA, EPA, and HIPPA.


High school diploma or GED required.
A minimum of one year of instrumentation experience OR graduation from an accredited and/or hospital approved sterile processing program and eligible to sit for certification through HSPA or CBSPD.

Additional Qualifications

Knowledge of specific sterilization modalities and complex advanced processing systems including: gravity displacement, dynamic air-removal, low temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma and Ethylene oxide, DSD, CER, Pass Through Medivator Advantage, Astra Tee, GUS, Scope Buddy Plus, Aqua Sink, process and efficacy testing, and cutting edge specialty trial and multi service instrumentation and trays is preferred. Knowledge of High, Low and Intermediate disinfection levels is preferred.
Progressive computer knowledge for advanced computerized instrument tracking systems, sterilization, assembly case information, inventory management and individual productivity data is preferred.
Knowledge of progressive computer technology, human anatomy, surgical terminology, infection control, microbiology, and safety and risk control is preferred.
Proven interpersonal skills (including ability to receive and give constructive feedback), effective and concise verbal and written communication skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships is preferred.


Certification through IAHSCMM or CBSPD is required within one year of hire and maintained thereafter.

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

$19.09 - $26.36 / hour

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Monday - Friday - SOR 2:00PM - 10:30PM

Weekend Schedule

Weekend on-call.

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Karen Teetzel

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix , Sterile Processing Instrument Technician II SOR AZ, Professions , Phoenix, Arizona

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