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CPD Tech I Certified

Department Description: The Central Processing Department supports 40 operating rooms on two campuses. There are three CPD locations in the Medical Center which support over 50 internal and external clinics, the procedural departments, and Labor and Delivery.

As part of an unprecedented organizational initiative, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is now offering up to $3,000 in sign on bonuses for CPD Tech II Certified positions. CPD Technicians must have at least one year of professional experience and carry a valid CRCST certification through IAHCSMM or CBSPD.

Sign On Bonus Amounts: this counts for internals going per-diem to regular
All CPD Technicians: $3,000 for full time (30+ hours, with one year of experience), $1,500(20-29 hour w/ one year of experience) for part time employees

Terms and Conditions:
Bonuses are paid out within the first 30 days of employment and are subject to applicable taxes. Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.(Current BILH candidates- restrictions apply)

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 42831BR

Job Summary: Reporting to the supervisor of the Central Processing Department (CPD), the CPD Technician I is responsible for performing a variety of functions from decontamination, to cleaning, inspection, assembly, and sterilization of various instruments and equipment according to the Manufacturers Instructions for Use (IFU) and or Hospital policy. The Technician must be able to assemble carts with the supplies and instrumentation as required by the surgical pick list.

Essential Responsibilities:
  1. Assembles general case carts as pick lists require, sends completed case carts to the OR and returns unused supplies from the OR to properly inventory.
  2. Maintains adequate par levels of products both common stock and special order items - in a cost-effective manner, rotate stock.
  3. Assembles instrumentation for sterilization following the set count/instruction sheet. Set must be inspected for function, defects, cleanliness and overall condition.
  4. Performs decontamination procedures according to prescribed specifications in a safe and cost-effective manner. Disassembles instrumentation and processes it according to manufacturer's guidelines.
  5. Addresses damange/repair of instrumentation upon arrival into decontamination area and reports activities to supervisor/manager.
Required Qualifications:
  1. High School diploma or GED required. Vocational or Technical training in Central Processing Department preferred.
  2. License Cert Sterile Tech required., or Registration Cert Sterile Proc required.
  3. 0-1 years related work experience required.
  4. Must pass the hospital Core Competency Test within 3 months of hire.
  5. Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Knowledge of hospital, infection control and medical terminology.
  2. Must be able to function in a fast pace environment.
  1. Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.
  2. Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.
  3. Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.
  4. Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.
  5. Oral Communications: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.
  6. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.
  7. Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.
  8. Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:
Very Heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force continually. Employee is physically active in all elements of the job.
EOE Statement



As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. BILH requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement

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