We use cookies to better understand how you use our site and to provide ads and other offers that may be most relevant to you. By closing this message box or continuing to use our site, you agree to our use of cookies. To find out more, please see our Privacy Policy.

Occupation Profile for Medical Equipment Preparers

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

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$25,950.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
4.0 Average Unemployment Percentage 30.6 Percentage That Completed High School
45,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 58.9 Percentage That Had Some College
52,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 10.4 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Bandage Maker
Case Cart Technician
Central Processing and Distribution Technician (CPD Technician)
Central Processing Technician (CPT)
Central Service Technician (CST)
Central Service Worker
Central Sterile Services Technician
Central Sterile Supply Coordinator
Central Sterile Supply Technician (CSS Technician)
Central Supply Processing Department Technician (CSPDT)
Certified Central Supply Technician
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)
Cleaner, Laboratory Equipment
Clinical Laboratory Aide
Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)
Equipment Technician
Health Equipment Servicer
Hot Packer
Inhalation Therapy Aide
Laboratory Worker, Washing or Cleaning Laboratory Apparatus
Material Reprocessing Associate (MRA)
Medical Supply Technician
Oxygen Equipment Aide
Pathology Laboratory Aide
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapy Aide
Reuse Technician
Sanitarian Aide
Sanitary Aide
Sterile Preparation Technician
Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (SPD Technician)
Sterile Processing Technician
Sterile Technician
Sterilization Specialist
Sterilization Technician
Sterilizer
Surgery Technician (Surgery Tech)
Surgical Technologist

Related Occupations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Report defective equipment to appropriate supervisors or staff.
  • Core — Check sterile supplies to ensure that they are not outdated.
  • Core — Maintain records of inventory and equipment usage.
  • Core — Attend hospital in-service programs related to areas of work specialization.
  • Core — Organize and assemble routine and specialty surgical instrument trays and other sterilized supplies, filling special requests as needed.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Related College Curriculum
 
Featured Online Colleges
 
For more online colleges, click here.
 
Colleges Offering Curriculum

1374871 Medical Equipment Preparer Jobs Found


Job Description A process and budget focused Shop Manager is required to lead a team of 8 - 12 Truck Technicians at a busy shop in the Northern Santa Rosa, CA area. Responsibilities will consist of ...
Mechanics Hub - Windsor, CA, USA - posted 12 days ago ago
Drive with Uber and earn money anytime it works for you. Driving is an easy way to earn extra, and it's totally flexible around your schedule. You decide when and how much you drive. What you need to ...
Uber Driver Partner - Los Angeles, United States - posted 1 month ago ago
What is Lyft? Lyft matches drivers with passengers who request rides through the Lyft smartphone app. Signing up to be a Lyft driver is the perfect opportunity for you to set your own schedule and be ...
Lyft - San Gabriel, United States - posted 2 months ago ago
Job Posting Detail Apply Now Truck Driver CDL A - Local | Lacey, WA Home Time Frequency: Daily Hourly Rate: $24.00 Other Pay: $25 A Day For Running Doubles Other Pay 2: $1000 Quarterly Safety Bonus ...
Transforce - Lacey, WA, USA - posted 19 days ago ago
Job Overview: Responsible for championing all customer related issues both proactively and reactively to ensure customer expectations are met and exceeded. This individual will have the ...
Macy's - Union City, United States - posted 1 month ago ago
Drive with Uber With Uber, you earn on your terms and can cash out up to 5 times a day with Instant Pay. As an independent contractor partnering with Uber, you can set your own hours and drive when ...
Uber Driver Partner - Honolulu, United States - posted 1 month ago ago
One of our American Family Insurance agency owners is seeking a motivated and dynamic customer service representative to join their team! As a customer service representative, you will provide ...
American Family Insurance - Hillsboro, KS, USA - posted 5 days ago ago
The Process Operations Technician position at Cherry Point works closely with team members to maintain, monitor, and control the continuous operations of refinery process equipment to produce quality ...
BP America Inc - Blaine, United States - posted 19 days ago ago
Now Hiring SPED Drivers in Lincoln County! At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and have genuine ...
First Student - Waldport, United States - posted 1 month ago ago
Company Description OPEN INVITATION - HIRING EVENT - TUESDAY! Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Public Storage Property #29120 333 O'Neill Ave Belmont, CA 94002 For directions, please ...
Public Storage - Belmont, United States - posted 4 days ago ago
Jobs results sponsored by ZipRecruiter
More Medical Equipment Preparer Job Results...
 
 
 
 
 

JOB SEARCH