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    "For more than 30 years, NJHCSA has served as the premier association for Sterile Processing professionals in New Jersey.
    Today, NJHCSA serves more than  500 members  and certified technicians in the Northeast." 

Promoting Patient Safety & Quality Surgery Outcomes


As an NJHCSA member, you are part of a global professional network. You have complete access to a vibrant community of peers and thought leaders in the Sterile Processing (SP) profession, practical and compelling educational content to enhance your certification development, and support system dedicated solely to the advancement of your career.


Certification helps ensure surgical instruments

are clean, sterile, and well-functioning, and that Sterile Processing (SP) professionals possess the essential skills necessary to manage critical departmental duties safely, effectively, and consistently. Annual renewals of certifications enable SP professionals to stay current of ever-evolving surgical technology, standards and best practices.


Ongoing commitment to knowledge advancement lies at the very heart of every Sterile Processing (SP) professional. Whether you are looking to stay current on industry standards and best practices, brush up on the basics, build a reference library, or sharpen your technical or managerial skills, NJHCSA offers a broad range of textbooks, webinars, podcasts, and other learning opportunities.

The NJHCSA is comprised of a group of HSPA certified Sterile Processing Professionals that are focused on providing guidance and education to other professionals in the state of New Jersey. GET INVOLVED! There are many ways you can contribute. If you would like to be a part of the Association, we are always looking for sterile processing professionals to volunteer for Board positions. The association is also accepting volunteers to help out during our educational seminars.


Our Services


It is imperative that all Central Service professionals understand and use best 
practices as related to storage, cleaning, sterilization, and/or disinfection of 
instruments and reusable patient care equipment. Our seminars provide these 
professionals with the information needed to enhance their role in playing an 
integral part in safe patient care through best practices.


Our target audience is healthcare professionals including nurses, technicians, and 
Infection Preventionists who work in Central Service, Operating Rooms, Surgery 
Centers, GI/Endoscopy Centers, Medical/Dental Offices, and Quality/Risk 
Management. We provide Continuing Education credits for nurses, 
CBSPD & IAHCSMM technicians.

Our Mission

To provide a high-quality, comprehensive, & meaningful education for healthcare professionals.

To assist members to stay abreast of the latest trends in procedures, techniques and regulations;

To participate in the formation of performance standards for our field of endeavors both on the state and national levels; 

To encourage group participation for mutual help and improvement in professional endeavors;

To provide a means for professional and personal growth.

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Sterile Processing Spotlight

This gallery highlights the commitment to advancing Sterile Processing knowledge, skill sets and professionalism among NJHCSA members. To submit a photo for consideration, click the button below.

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Conference & Expo

Sterile Processing Spotlight

This gallery highlights the commitment to advancing SP knowledge, skill sets and professionalism among NJHCSA members. To submit a photo for consideration, click the button below.

Instrumental to Patient 
Instrumental to You!

The New Jersey Healthcare Central Service Association (NJHCSA)  is the premier association representing healthcare Sterile Processing (SP) professionals in New Jersey.  Because SP professionals are responsible for cleaning, decontaminating, sterilizing, and distributing medical and surgical instrumentation, they are among the most vital contributors to the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care. For more than 30 years, NJHCSA has been providing these professionals with the broadest range of  continuing education offerings available, along with the unsurpassed support that only a full-service membership organization can bring.
This commitment to advancing SP knowledge, skill sets and professionalism is why over 500 members and certification holders rely on NJHCSA to keep them sharp, focused and abreast of the very latest standards, best practices and technological advancements impacting the SP profession.

Our Objective

To advance the improvement of Central Service through the development of efficient , effective and economical education and training programs for Central Service Personnel.