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Job Title:  Endoscopy Processing Technician

Req ID:  31603
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chicago, IL, US, 60602


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Our Healthcare Customers are federally mandated (by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or CMS) requiring vendors to have the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.  There are select Customers who do not accept any exceptions. Unvaccinated Associates may be excluded from working at a Customer site, require routine testing with an approved exemption (if accepted by the Customer) or have limited Customer access impacting their ability to remain employed. Additionally, we may be required to meet state mandates on COVID-19 vaccination, exemptions and/or booster requirements. This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

Position Summary

Provides on-site support for the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes and related devices and equipment to contracted facilities in compliance with the Department of Health, TJC, DNV, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facilities goals and policies.


  • Maintains inventories of endoscopic equipment and supplies.
  • Performs safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning.
  • Prepares suites or rooms according to endoscopic procedure requirements.
  • Cleans, disinfects, or calibrates scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.
  • Maintains endoscopic equipment for optimal functionality and coordinates repairs as needed, according to facility policy and procedure.
  • Understands and promotes concepts of the Lean work environment.
  • Communicates in a professional manner to all hospital staff and company employees.
  • Refers all decisions beyond personal scope of responsibilities to appropriate staff.
  • Reports broken instrumentation.
  • Adheres to STERIS dress requirements, is neat and well-groomed at all times.
  • Arrives at facility at scheduled time and is consistently ready for work assignments.
  • Participates in in-services and educational offerings provided by STERIS in the facility.
  • Adheres to the STERIS Standards of Behavior

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Completion of a Sterile Processing/Surgical Technologist program preferred.
  • 1+ years of experience
  • Previous flexible endoscope reprocessing experience required,
    • Preferably in a hospital GI lab setting.
  • CFER certification or completion of certification within 3 months of hire.
  • Must maintain certification by completing 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours each year, or more if required for a specific certification

Preferred Experience

  • Ability to work daily in a fast-paced, high pressure Healthcare Service environment.
  • Medical instrument knowledge.  Knowledge of sterilization and processing equipment


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  31603
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chicago, IL, US, 60602

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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