Central Sterile Technician

Lawrence, MA
Full Time
Entry Level

Bulger Veterinary Hospital, located in Lawrence, Ma is looking for a full-time Pack Room Attendant to join the team. This is an entry level position and a great opportunity to join our team of caring and compassionate professionals.

The Central Sterile/Pack Room is the center of all activity involving the cleaning and sterilizing of supplies and equipment needed for veterinary specialty surgery and other patient care areas. It is responsible for the cleaning, sterilization, set-up and break-down of all surgical instruments, equipment and maintaining gas and gravity sterilizers. This position is vital in maintaining sterile conditions for all surgeries performed within our specialty hospital. Pack room Attendants interact with personnel from all areas of the hospital and support multiple teams. 

Essential Functions

  • Collaboration with department supervisors to ensure adequate sterile supplies for daily case load
  • Decontaminating, inspecting, assembly, wrapping, sterilization and distribution of surgical supplies and equipment to appropriate areas
  • Disinfecting and setting up surgical suites
  • Use of steam, Plasma and ETO sterilizers
  • Equipment maintenance and inspection
  • Instrument inspection and maintenance
  • Inventory control
  • Monitoring of expiration dates on sterile equipment and supplies
  • Routine testing of autoclaves and reporting of results
  • Disinfection of linens for use in the OR
  • Scheduled detailed cleaning tasks of equipment, ORs, and packroom to maintain proper cleanliness standards of a surgical area
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A strong desire to learn and apply knowledge/skills learned to daily work life
  • Experience in a Veterianry Specialty Surgical Service preferred but not required
  • Must be self motivated and have the ability to work independently in a fast pace environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are required
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn our hospital information system
  • Ability to lift 50lbs with or without accommodation
  • High School Diploma and 1 or more years of related job experience

About Bulger Veterinary Hospital: Bulger is a full-service hospital that offers comprehensive care that includes General Practice, 24-hour Emergency Services, and Specialty Medicine in the areas of Ophthalmology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Exotics, Radiology, and Cardiology.

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NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health
We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.
Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.
Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, Ethos Veterinary Health provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.  
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.


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