Central Service/Sterile Processing

If you want to get your foot in the door of the health care industry, the Central Service/Sterile Processing Technician Program can prepare you in just three quarters to work with operating room staff to provide sterile instruments and supplies needed for surgery.

Students are trained in Central Service/Sterile Processing Technology under the guidelines of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management and local Healthcare Advisory Committee.

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Sterile Processing Technician
Sterile Processing Technician Pay

In the state of Washington, the median wage for medical equipment preparers is $16.29 an hour or $33,900 per year.

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This is not a guarantee of a certain wage.

Sterile Processing Technician Growth Outlook

It's predicted that the number of medical equipment preparer jobs in Washington will grow by 19% between 2010 and 2020.

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Sterile Processing Technician Job Duties

Prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment. May perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.

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Sterile Processing Technician Tuition & Fees

The total tuition and fees for the Central Service/Sterile Processing Certificate — the recommended certificate for this career — is $3,755.72.

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Degrees & Certificates

In our Central Service/Sterile Processing Program we offer one certificate. Click the link to find out the specific classes and requirements.