Certificate completers will be prepared for entry level positions as sterile processing technicians in hospitals, clinics and other healthcare agencies where Sterile processing of instruments and supplies is needed. 

Currently, there is a great need for sterile processing technicians in the community and nation-wide. Sterile processing technicians are needed to fill positions in many hospitals and clinics providing patient services around the clock. Although most technologists are employed on a full-time basis, there are many part-time job opportunities available in this field.

The Sterile Processing Certificate of Completion at Owens Community College provides students with the skills to successfully qualify for positions in: 

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Mobile