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Lead Certified Central Sterile Processing Technician
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 04/05/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Lead Certified Central Sterile Processing Technician
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Other
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Lead Certified Central Sterile Processing Technician in Administration at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The Lead Central Sterile Technician will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Central Sterilization. Maintains all aspects of sterilization procedures related to dental and medical instruments and supplies associated with patient care ensures all the needs of Central Sterilization are met. Provides work direction and guidance.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Operates and monitors steam autoclaves and other sterilizing equipment. Keeps records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.
  • Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, equipment, and assembles self-sealing sterilization pouches, wraps, sterilizers cassettes, trays and instruments. Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
  • Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and equipment.
  • Ensures that sterile processes are maintained and use effective infection control practices.
  • Verifies that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement, and removes defective equipment. Remove defective instruments from circulation.
  • Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety and environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains storage rooms in a neat and orderly manner in keeping with the highest standards of sanitation.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance activities as assigned.
  • Oversees equipment and reports back to Program Administrator in conjunction with the Dental Director and Sterilization consultant about the deficiencies.
  • Keeps accurate Sterilization logs, including recall log.
  • Keeps accurate inventory of Supplies. Submits inventory lists for ordering to Dental Director weekly or as needed.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Position Salary $22.34 - $23.53
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours
Union Description
Payroll Designation
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility


Minimum Education and Experience
  • New Jersey Central Service Certification.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a health care, medical or dental setting or a closely related setting using sterile procedures.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of decontamination, sterilization, assembly, packing and monitoring of instrumentation.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking and reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive). Must have
the ability to lift/push/pull greater than 75 pounds.
Noise, busy area, hot and cold.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST0988
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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