Certified Sterile Processing Technician, Lead

Position: Certified Sterile Processing Technician, Lead

Job ID: 156888

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Sterile Processing

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3p-11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.     To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.


We are searching for a Certified Sterile Processing Technician Lead — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide assistance to the Manager in supervising the efficient processing of instruments and sterilization throughout Texas Children's Hospital.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Processes decontaminated medical devices as they are received, according to established priorities, medical device IFU’s and best practices
  • Receives instruments from the decontamination area and processes appropriately
  • Performs physical and environmental duties as designated on a routine basis, including but not limited to cleaning work space/instrument room/cabinets, emptying biohazards waste, monitoring sterilizers, and checking environmental monitors
  • Completes sterilization processes
  • High level disinfection
  • Monitor completion of Quality Assurance Data
  • Insure department is adequately staffed on a daily basis, including weekends
  • Collaborate with others i.e. OR coordinators BioMed, Supply Chain, for trouble-shooting/ordering instruments etc.
  • Ensures staff is trained on the operation of the decontamination equipment



  • CRCST - Cert-Cert Reg Cent Ser TECH
  • 2 years of hospital instrument processing

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