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Sterile Processing Assistant (Relief)

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Job ID: 48604
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking candidates for a relief Sterile Processing Assistant position at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. In this relief role, you will work variable 8-hour shifts to provide additional staffing as needed. Will need to be available to work day and evening shifts, and weekends.

Hourly compensation is $17.00 - $26.44; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of SEIU Collective Bargaining Agreement. Eligible for a 15% relief differential in lieu of benefits as well as shift differentials

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.


Continuously exemplifies the mission, values, and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others. This position is responsible for the cleaning, decontamination, and sterilization of instruments and supplies.


  • Cleans, decontaminates instrumentation and supplies.
  • Collects, disassembles, cleans, and disinfects instrumentation used in procedures.
  • Reassembles instruments and packages appropriately.
  • Operates a variety of disinfecting equipment.
  • Monitors and documents sterilization parameters.
  • Cleans and maintains department equipment.
  • Understands and applies the principles of asepsis in sterile processing work.
  • Restocks work areas and delivers instrumentation to appropriate departments.
  • Provides excellent customer service and participates in the performance improvement activities.
  • Participates in staff education and department meetings.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred


  • Previous hospital or patient care experience is preferred.
  • Medical terminology is preferred.


  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others is required.
  • Basic computer skill is required.
  • Well organized, detailed oriented and self-motivated is required.
  • Ability to utilize computers for email, training records and completing on-line education.
  • Ability to communicate appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.


  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin and lung irritants, extreme cold or heat, sharp instruments or dangerous equipment, reasonable anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
  • Ability to push and pull carts that weigh up to 100 lbs.
  • Ability to stand on feet for the duration of any scheduled shift.
  • Requires high level of dexterity.
  • Ability to stoop and bend consistently without restrictions.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Non-Benefits Eligible Statement (less than 0.5 FTE and per diem): PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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