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Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. You may be contacted for additional screening such as interviewing and reference checking in order to be considered for the position.


Decontaminate instruments and other items & equipment following industry standards (UMHS/AAMI/AORN). Assemble, package, and prepare instrument/instrument sets and other reusable items. Perform sterilization tasks including: Steam, EtO, H2O2, Pasteurization (site dependent). Competently operates department equipment according to safe practices. Follow policies for sterilization testing and monitoring. Accurately documents indicators such as BI reports, Challenge tests, etc. Bring all matters regarding/questioning processing sterilization to the attention of management. Handle and distribute processed items according to practices for site (e.g., case carts). Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

Note: Successful applicant will be placed into an OR Instrument Processor I or OR Instrument Processor II  depending upon the position for which the applicant meets the required qualifications: OR Instrument Processor I: Graduate of Instrument Processing Program including completed externship. OR Instrument Processor II: Certification - Graduate of Instrument Processing Program including completed externship. Minimum 1.5 years’ CSS experience. Demonstrated competency with 80% of trays within assigned work areas. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, in addition to being able to take direction. Ability to take rotating weekend call, with 30 minute response time

Work Schedule

Work hours vary. Shifts vary. Expected to last 89 days from start date. 

Additional Information

Temporary Staffing Services (TSS) is seeking temporary Instrument Processors for different departments at Michigan Medicine. TSS is screening and hiring on behalf of the hiring unit.

Background Screening

If you are selected for this position, in addition to background screening, all Michigan Medicine positions are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and Michigan Medicine health screening. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.