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CPC Instrument Processing Tech

Minneapolis, MN 55454

Category: Health Job Number: 15850


Voca Health has immediate openings available for CPC Instrument Processing Tech professionals in Minneapolis, MN!


Voca connects healthcare professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!

Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!


Assignment Details 

Job Description:

  • Determines Operating Room surgical instrument needs for surgery cases and sets up surgical instrument trays.  Decontaminates and sterilizes surgical instruments including preparation.  Decontaminates, cleans, processes, assembles, sterilizes, stores and distributes surgical instruments. Serves as a resource to physicians, nurses and medical staff in the Operating Room regarding surgical instruments.
    Reviews and interprets O.R. surgery schedule on an on-going basis to determine priority of surgical instruments needed. Assembles instruments according to the daily distribution report.
    Inspects, tests, assembles, packages and labels O.R. surgical instruments, implant, and vendor sets in preparation for sterilization by following all manufacturer’s instructions for use (IFU’s).
    Ensures instruments are available and ready when needed.
    Completes Sterility Check points on instruments assembled and shipped.
    Assembles instruments to the quality triangle of be 100% complete, sterile, and on time.
    Distributes instruments to the proper surgical case and hospital site.
    Transports instruments and supplies between processing areas.
    Responds to emergency requests for supplies and instruments.
    Completes document for replacing safety and emergency stock.
    Assists in locating site-specific instrumentation.
    Decontaminates CPC instrumentation and equipment.
    Prepares and uses solutions per manufacturer’s instruction.
    Follows CPC written policies and procedures.
    Operates dryers, heat sealers and steam sterilization equipment.
    Operates mechanical ultrasonic cleaner, cart washer and washer decontaminator.
    Operates steam sterilizers.
    Operates Ethylene Oxide and low temperature sterilizers.
    Runs biological monitor with every sterilization load.
    Incubates, reads and records biological monitor and releases sterilization loads from quarantine.
    Serves as a resource to surgeons, nurses and other medical personnel.
    Works closely with co-workers and functions as a team.
    Communicates between shifts and with supervisors and managers for efficient operation and problem resolution.
    Communicates instrument and supply inventory needs.
    Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
    Communicates in a respectful manner.
    Ensures a safe, secure environment.
    Individualizes service to meet patient needs.


  • Completes all initial and annual required learning relevant to the role.Complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and policies.Contributes to a safe work environment.
    Prioritization Skills
    Critical Thinking Skills
    Knowledge of medical terminology
    Knowledge of specific instruments required for each surgical procedure
    Knowledge of inventory control
    Organizational Skills
     Knowledge of specific instruments required for each surgical procedure
    Critical Thinking Skills
    Knowledge of Inventory Control
    Organizational Skills
    Knowledge of surgical instrument decontamination processes
    Knowledge of Steam and ETO sterilizers.
    Knowledge of washer decontaminator, cart washer
    Knowledge of MSDS Processes
    Knowledge of Infection Control Policies
    Knowledge of Sterrad sterilization processes/documentation
    Knowledge of Sterrad biological monitors
    Interpersonal communication skills
    Prioritization Skills
    Critical Thinking Skills
    Knowledge of policies and procedures.
    Ability to accept cultural differences Knowledge of physical, psychosocial and cognitive developmental needs of population served.
    Knowledge of age appropriate outcomes and interventions.
    Education:High School Diploma or GED.
    Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)
    Three to five years’ experience in a sterile processing environment.


  • 8 hr shifts, 5 days/week

Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages

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