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AdventHealth Sterile Processing Assistant NIGHTS in Orlando, Florida

Description

Central Service Technician Uncertified - AdventHealth - LOCATION

Location Address:

South:

601 East Rollin Street

Orlando, FL 32803

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - LOCATION

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time/Part Time/PRN (Shift Information)

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork

  • Rotates assignments among various areas within the department functions including but not limited to: decontamination, surgical and other tray assembly sterilization processes, and management of supplies and equipment.

  • Properly identifies and segregates reusable items for decontamination, disinfection, and sterilization. Selects proper cleaning methods for pre-cleaning and cleaning instrumentation, power tools and equipment sent to Central Service based upon manufacturer’ instructions for use. Disassembles and inspects items for damage or missing components. Correctly and safely operates all equipment in the decontamination area ensuring that all standards for personal protective equipment and prevention of body fluid exposure are always adhered to.

  • Accurately assembles instruments, complex instrument sets, and other surgical items by selecting the appropriate items, trays and instruments and records information in computer monitoring system or paper instrument count sheet.

  • Selects appropriate materials and sterilization packaging for each instrument set. Aware of aseptic technique and proper wrapping of instrument trays to allow the end user to open product in an aseptic manner and produces a compact, logically arranged package which is within the proper weight limits appropriate for assured sterilization.

  • Ensures appropriate sterility indicators and lot stickers are present on all instrument sets and packages.

Qualifications - External

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.

Ability to understand the needs of the customer and respond to them in a pro-active, courteous, professional, and efficient manner.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

·One-year experience as a Sterile Processing Technician in a Healthcare setting

Preferred:

  • Ability to understand the needs of the customer and respond to them in a pro-active, courteous, professional, and efficient manner.

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change.

  • Ability to work under stress and deadlines.

  • Medical terminology

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One year of experience in an acute care hospital setting

  • Experience in sterile processing and materials management

Job Summary:

The Central Service Technician is an entry level position with a planned advancement requirement to Certified Central Service Technician, CCST. The employee must successfully complete a AdventHealth or other nationally recognized training program during the first year of employment. Under supervision of the CS Supervisor / Manager or Nurse Manager, the Central Service Technician will provide thoroughly cleaned, disinfected and / or sterilized instrument trays and equipment. Trays will be accurately assembled according to the established tray list. Works with customers to maintain adequate inventory of trays and to prioritize processing of trays as needed. Maintains specialty carts and other supplies and equipment per department specific guidelines. Responsible for use of all decontamination and sterilization equipment, can troubleshoot minor issues. Depending on department, may manage inventory and supply items for patient care areas. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

· Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Quality/Clinical Effectiveness

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 21037880

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.