Sterile Processing Technician - Career Facts
This is a 15-credit certificate program which may take three semesters to complete.
Nature of Work
The sterile processing technician is responsible for processing and inventorying hospital equipment, supplies, and instruments used in most hospital departments. They decontaminate, clean, sterilize and dispense supplies.
Job openings are expected to grow as fast as average, or about 10 to 20 percent.
Skills You Need
You should be in good physical and emotional health to secure and maintain employment. An interest in health care, attention to details, and an ability to organize would be helpful.
The expected pay range for a Sterile Processing Technician in central Michigan is $20,000 to $29,000.
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