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Sterile Processing Tech

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Central Processing

Hours Per Week



ANW L113 Service Workers


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 58776
  • Operate all cleaning and sterilization equipment in the department.
  • Pick instruments for case carts.
  • Wrap metal ware.
  • Has working knowledge of infection prevention and sterilization practices, principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires basic computer skills.


  • H.S. graduate with a Sterile Processing Certificate. CRCST Sterile Processing Certification preferred.
  • Must obtain CRCST certification within 24 months from hire date


  • Previous Central Processing, Instrument Processing or Surgical Tech experience preferred.
  • CRCST Central Processing or Surg Tech certification is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to speak, read, write and understand fluent English.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • High physical and mental demands necessary.

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours a week
  • 3pm to 1130pm shift primarily. All scheduled hours are within evening hour parameters.
  • Rotation of weekend evening shifts
  • SEIU union
  • Benefit eligible
***Training can take up to 3 months. First week of training is on the day shift. The remainder of training will be on evening shift.

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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Surgical Services-Tech&Support