Sterile Processing Technician I/II

Ventura County, CA

Ventura, CA

Ventura, CA
30+ days ago


Under close supervision, Sterile Processing Technicians are assigned to the Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) or Santa Paula Hospital and responsible for decontamination, inspection, testing, sorting, assembling, packaging, distributing and collecting a variety of reusable medical and surgical equipment, instrumentation and supplies, and operating autoclave in the sterilization of same; perform related duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The Sterile Processing Technician I is the entry level classification in the Sterile Processing Technician series and reports to the Sterile Processing Director. Incumbents receive initial training in the techniques and procedures essential to the classification's duties.

The Sterile Processing Technician I is distinguished from the Sterile Processing Technician II in that the latter is the fully qualified journey level in the series.

The Sterile Processing Technician I is a natural progression underfill for the classification of Sterile Processing Technician II. Incumbents are eligible to promote to the Sterile Processing Technician II after obtaining the necessary experience and requirements.

Sterile Processing Technician I:  $16.72 - $23.41 per hour
Sterile Processing Technician II:  $17.95 - $25.13 per hour

EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE:  Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive.  This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.

BILINGUAL INCENTIVE:   Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department.  In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency exam.

DEPARTMENT/AGENCY:  Health Care Agency - Ventura County Medical Center and Santa Paula Hospital

Sterile Processing Technician I and Sterile Processing Technician II are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and are eligible for overtime compensation.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term), Intermittent, and Extra Help vacancies for these positions only. 
There is currently three (3) Intermittent vacancies.

NOTE:  If appointed at the lower level, incumbent may be promoted to the higher level without further exam upon meeting the minimum requirements, demonstrating satisfactory performance, and in accordance with the business needs of the department.

OPENING DATE:  February 16, 2021                                                                    
CLOSING DATE:  Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
Job Type: Intermittent
Location: Ventura & Santa Paula, California
Agency: Health Care Agency