Sterile processing technologists are necessary in the medical field because they make sure that all instruments in operations or surgeries are clean. This is extremely important, as any instruments used in medical procedures may cause infection or even death if they are not cleaned properly.
Sterile Processing Technologist Tasks
Monitor inventory and order supplies at appropriate intervals.
Disassemble and reassemble instruments, surgical trays or equipment to clean and repair.
Decontaminate, process, sterilize, and store equipment and instruments.
Deliver sterilized equipment to usage areas.