Propper is always looking to add qualified personnel to all aspects of our business. Anyone who is interested in joining our team should submit their resumé to [email protected]. All submissions will be reviewed and we will confirm receipt and respond.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Research and Development Scientists
Inside Sales Representative
Job descriptions are available from our Human Resources Department.

We offer competitive salaries and generous medical, dental and vision care benefits. In addition, we offer Health Savings Accounts (“HSA”) and a subsidized gym membership.

We routinely offer internships and summertime opportunities to college students and high school graduates.

Latest Courses

Propper Academy Connects with Garrett Hollembeak on SPD Collaboration with Infection Preventionists

The Power of Partnership: How Infection Preventionists Support Sterile Processing (and vice-versa) for Safer Hospitals


Live Conversation with Garrett Hollembeak, ICRA, CER, CHL, CIS, CRCST

Garrett Hollembeak is a dedicated Infection Preventionist currently serving at Bon Secours Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital. Prior to his role in infection control, Garrett worked as department manager, instrument coordinator, and front-line technician at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s Sterile Processing Department. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University – Idaho and multiple certifications, including Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA), Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER), Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL), Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) and Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). Garrett’s commitment to patient safety is demonstrated through written publications and active involvement in the Transmission Control Advisory Group, which aims to advance infection prevention through educational resources and industry best practices.

Join us for an insightful discussion on the crucial partnership between Infection Preventionists (IP) and Sterile Processing and Distribution (SPD) in our upcoming program, “The Power of Partnership: How Infection Preventionists Support Sterile Processing (and vice-versa) for Safer Hospitals.

The collaboration between IP and SPD may seem intuitive, given their shared goal of minimizing patient infections. However, their distinct expertise and perspectives on the microbial world highlight the need for mutual learning and understanding. This session will explore how these two critical departments can navigate initial challenges and forge a strong alliance to enhance patient safety.


  • Identify the key roles and responsibilities of Infection Preventionists (IP) and Sterile Processing and Distribution (SPD) departments in reducing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
  • Describe the fundamental principles of infection prevention and sterilization processes, and explain how these principles are applied in hospital settings.
  • Assess the current level of collaboration within their own institutions, identifying strengths and areas for improvement in the IP-SPD partnership.
  • Develop a plan to enhance interdepartmental cooperation between IP and SPD, incorporating best practices and evidence-based strategies to reduce HAIs.

Propper Academy Connects with Sarah B. Cruz on Strategic Networking

Propper Academy Connects with Sarah B. Cruz on Strategic Networking

Maximizing Your Experience at the HSPA Annual Meeting

We will discuss strategic networking at the HSPA Annual Meeting and beyond. The formal education at the conference is valuable but the conversations with fellow technicians, suppliers, and other industry allies make the conference the best opportunity for professional growth each year!

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect, learn, and elevate your networking skills as a Sterile Processing Technician. Register now for an enriching experience at Propper Academy Connects.

ON DEMAND: What’s Wrong with this Picture? Identifying Common Mistakes in SPD

What's Wrong With This Picture? Identifying Common Mistakes in SPD

Discover the essentials of achieving excellence in Sterile Processing—a critical aspect of patient safety gaining increased attention from surveyors, healthcare administrators, and legislators nationwide. This presentation is an interactive exploration, challenging you to identify the top 20 commonly overlooked issues within the Sterile Processing Department. Join us to enhance your understanding of industry best practices and sharpen your analytical skills alongside Infection Preventionist peers. Uncover these key issues for improved operational efficiency and elevated standards in patient care.


  • Identify and recall the key industry best practices in Sterile Processing.
  • Explain the increasing importance of instrument reprocessing in healthcare facilities.
  • Propose solutions for enhancing operational efficiency in response to identified issues.
  • Analyze the implications of overlooked issues in Sterile Processing on survey reports and healthcare administration.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan for addressing and preventing commonly overlooked issues in Sterile Processing.

This course is approved to receive 1.0 CE from CBSPD and HSPA.

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