Sterile Processing Aide

Regular Full-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]
[ Responsibilities ]

Maintains Sterile Processing standards for cleaning, storage and distribution of supplies, case carts and patient care equipment. 

  • Checks outdates on exchange carts.
  • Replenishes patient care carts (GU, code cart, chest cart, isolation, e.g.).
  • Transports case carts according to policy and procedure.
  • Distributes patient care equipment in a timely manner.
  • Rounds according to schedule to collect used/dirty equipment.
  • Rotates stock as needed with attention to outdates.
  • Cleans, stores and sets up traction following set procedures.
  • Picks up used traction and returns equipment to Sterile Processing.
  • Ensures soiled equipment is retrieved from patient care area in a timely manner. All contaminated equipment should be covered for transport.
  • Monitors patient care equipment. Works with units to create par levels when necessary.
  • Tracks all equipment and exchange carts using Impress.
[ Qualifications ]
  • High school graduate or equivalency
  • No previous experience required but previous hospital experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
[ Physical Demands ]

Work requires standing and walking for prolonged period (90% of work time) as well as lifting of equipment, supplies, etc., and pushing of autoclave cart and surgical case and Exchange carts. Ability to lift 25 pounds required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.