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Sterile Processing Tech

Requisition #


Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

Sterile Processing

Hours Per Week



United 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.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.


Req ID: 67419
  • Supports the surgical team by providing them with sterile supplies, assembled case carts, clean and sterile instruments
  • Back up for transport of patients and a cleaning of surgical unit
  • Decontamination: cleans soiled instruments, utensils and other medical devices
  • Instrumentation: picks, resetsand prepares instruments for sterilization
  • Case cart and supplies: pick and deliver case carts, put away supplies
  • Customer service and phone support for operating rooms: must take calls


  • High school Diploma or GED required



  • Required at least one year


  • Customer service
  • Strong computer skills
  • Good physical and manual dexterity in a physically demanding job
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English, including over the telephone
  • Good medical terminology and ability to learn a large number of new terms
  • Ability to operate specialized equipment


  • Certification for Sterile Processing and Distribution /Instrument Distribution preferred, or completed a Sterile Processing curriculum and able to obtain certification within 12 month of hire date
  • Surgical Technician or equivalent acceptable or have one year experience in sterile processing or instrumentation

Work Schedule

Occasional weekends on a rotational basis

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 287,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine

Star 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.

Requisition #

Surgical Services-Tech&Support