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Company: Portsmouth Regional Hospital
Location: Portsmouth, NH
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech




Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Central Service Tech Certified PT with Portsmouth Regional Hospital you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


Portsmouth Regional Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Portsmouth Regional Hospital family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Central Service Tech Certified PT to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

: The Central Sterile Technician is responsible for cleaning, decontamination, assembling and sterilizing all reusable supplies for patient care. They are also

responsible for the storage of surgical instrumentation/equipment.


  1. Identifies opportunities to improve performance within the unit and assists with the application of these opportunities.
  2. Demonstrates and applies principles and techniques of decontamination, disinfection and sterilization.
  3. Applies principles of infection control and cross-contamination.
  4. Responds appropriately in areas of risk, i.e. wears protective equipment, avoids cross contamination, immediately responds to unsatisfactory sterilization results, reprocesses when sterile integrity in doubt.
  5. Creates and maintains accurate records regarding inventories, instrument set content, sterilized goods and biological test results.
  6. Demonstrates skills to access resource information/personnel for decontamination and sterilization of all hospital or loaner equipment processed through the CSR unit.
  7. Maintains all systems in place regarding quality control and accountability for sterilization processes.
  8. Demonstrates a working knowledge of all CSR/OR/SSU sterilization and disinfection equipment.
  9. Demonstrates self-direction above and beyond daily assignments and actively offers assistance to colleagues both within the main O.R.'s, cardiac O.R.'s and various other surgical services units.
  10. Maintains certification for length of employment. Educational opportunities are available through several venues, both in-house and externally.
  11. As a professional, understands the concepts of customer service and acts accordingly, with grace under pressure.
  12. Realizes that Central Sterile is part of a larger picture. Collaborating with the OR, CSR can enhance patient care through communication to work cohesively, minimize, and eliminate “flashing” of surgical instrumentation.
  13. Understands that the CSR position is fluid, with job responsibility changes occurring as needed. Central Sterile is in a unique position to affect for the better or worse, management of the daily OR schedule. 
What qualifications you will need:
  • High School Graduate / GED
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician, or Certified Sterile Processing Technician (CSPT) must be obtained within 1 year of employment start date

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Portsmouth Regional Hospital has provided quality healthcare services since 1882.  We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 275+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities.  We serve the seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast.  We are one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. As part of HCA Healthcare, Portsmouth achieves high honors for quality patient care.  We hold several prestigious accreditations. These include accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, The Joint Commission's recognition as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ and accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center.

At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.   In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Central Service Tech Certified PT opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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