Swedish Medical Center Sterilizer Repair Technician - Clinical Engineering in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Shared Services is looking for a Sterilizer Repair Technician (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Clinical Engineering Department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

In this position you will:

  • Perform highly skilled work in the repair, preventative maintenance, and safety testing of sterilization equipment, surgical tables, surgical lights, and blanket warmers.

  • Coach and help develop less experienced staff in the repair and maintenance of assigned equipment.

  • Work with the Sterile Processing and Surgery departments on budgeting for new equipment.

  • You will be considered an expert in the disassembly and re-assembly of complex electronic and electromechanical devices.

  • Must be skilled in the operation of specialized test equipment, schematic reading, and technical manuals.Have the ability to choose the most cost effective equipment repair method, either component or circuit board, or mechanical assembly.

  • Work independently and requires minimal direct supervision.

  • Accept other work as assigned by department manager.

  • Document all work in accordance with departmental and organization policies.

  • Will be working in a variety of clinical environments often with frequent interruptions.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum, combined total 10 years education and experience repairing and servicing sterilizers, surgery lights and tables.

  • AAS degree in electronics from an accredited program. Military training and factory training may be considered as an alternative

Preferred qualifications:

  • AAMI/BMET certification preferred.

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Diagnostic Imaging

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 162112