Sterile Processing Technician

Writing a great sterile processing technician resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

Create your resume
Select from 7 professional resume templates

If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to drafting your own sterile processing technician resume, look no further than the samples below. These resumes will help you highlight your experience and qualifications in the most effective way possible, giving you the best chance of landing the sterile processing technician job you're after.

Resume samples

Nickol Troop | (794) 302-7007 | Seattle, WA


Sterile Processing Technician with over 1 year of experience. I am a certified technician who has gained valuable experience in all aspects of the field. I have a strong understanding of infection control and sterilization procedures. My skills include decontamination, inspection, assembly, and packaging of surgical instruments and medical devices. I also have experience in managing inventory and ordering supplies. I am an effective communicator with excellent organizational skills.


Senior Sterile Processing Technician at Central Sterile Processing Technician- Swedish, WAJun 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed over 500 decontamination and sterilization cycles.
  • Maintained a 99% success rate for instrument processing.
  • Trained 4 new technicians on proper sterile processing techniques.
  • Worked closely with the OR staff to ensure timely turnaround of instruments.
  • Implemented a new tracking system for better inventory management.

Sterile Processing Technician II at Certified Sterile Processing Technician- MultiCare, WAAug 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Trained and mentored 5 new technicians on proper infection control techniques and best practices.
  • Successfully decontaminated, sterilized, and prepared over 500 surgical instruments for use in OR.
  • Reported any damaged or defective equipment to supervisor immediately.
  • Maintained a 98% success rate for first-time pass of instrumentation during monthly audits.
  • Worked with a team of 10 technicians to complete daily tasks within set timeframes.


Certificate in Sterile Processing Technology at Bellevue College, WASep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to properly clean and sterilize medical instruments and equipment.


  • Cleaning and sterilizing medical instruments
  • Operating autoclaves
  • Inspecting medical instruments for damage
  • Packaging and labeling sterile items
  • Maintaining inventory of supplies
  • Following safety protocols

Lacretia Saintil | (580) 642-8425 | 485 W. Willow Ave, Sunnyvale, CA


I have over 1 year of experience as a Sterile Processing Technician. I am responsible for decontaminating, sterilizing, and preparing surgical instruments for surgery. I have knowledge of various medical equipment and how to operate them. I am also CPR certified.


Senior Sterile Processing Technician at Mayo Clinic, IDJun 2022 - Present

  • Trained 4 new technicians on proper decontamination procedures.
  • Implemented a new tracking system for instruments which reduced the number of missing items by 50%.
  • Developed and led in-service education sessions on best practices for infection control.
  • Streamlined the workflow in the sterile processing department, increasing efficiency by 30%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to secure discounts on supplies and equipment.

Sterile Processing Technician II at NorthShore University HealthSystem, IDJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Reduced inventory of surgical instruments by 15% through effective tracking and management.
  • Developed new system for organizing and storing delicate equipment which improved efficiency by 25%.
  • Trained 2 new technicians in proper methods for decontaminating and sterilizing medical instruments.
  • Implemented a color-coding system for easy identification of different types of surgical instruments.
  • Created an online database to track all incoming and outgoing shipments of medical supplies.


Certificate in Sterile Processing Technology at Idaho State University, IDAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to sterilize surgical instruments and how to operate sterilization equipment.


  • Cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments
  • Operating autoclaves
  • Maintaining inventory of sterile supplies
  • Performing quality control checks on sterilized items
  • Handling hazardous materials safely
  • Adhering to infection control protocols