Where can I work as a sterile processing technician?
Sterile processing technicians are essential to the maintenance, storage, distribution, and sterilization of medical instruments. Many sterile processing technicians work alongside physicians and surgeons, registered nurses, and other healthcare workers at hospitals, outpatient care centers, physicians’ offices, and other medical facilities.
How do I become certified as a sterile processing technician?
After completing your sterile processing education, you’ll register and sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician Exam. Upon passing the exam, you can call yourself a certified sterile processing technician and add your credentials to your resume.
How long does it take to become a sterile processing technician?
Depending on your schedule and pace, you can complete our online sterile processing program in as little as a few months. From there, you’ll register and sit for your certification exam.
What is a sterile processing technician?
Sterile processing technicians are a vital part of any medical team, ensuring that instruments, exam rooms, operating rooms and more are clean, sterile environments in order to prevent contamination and infection.