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AdventHealth Certified Sterile Processing Tech Full Time Days 7am to 3pm Tampa in Tampa, Florida


Full Time Day Certified Sterile Processing Tech at AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Ave. Tampa, FL

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Tampa:

  • AdventHealthPepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days, 7am to 3pm.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates AHS and Florida Hospital Tampa's policies, rules and procedures by providing courteous service, assisting lost guests, and problem solving to meet special needs or requests.

  • Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur.

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers, in person or on the telephone. Prioritizes work through utilization of resource lists.

  • Separates and prepares contaminated supplies for cleaning.

  • Disassembles, cleans, disinfects and accurately reassembles contaminated instruments and equipment according to product guidelines.

  • Prepares, inspects and assembles trays and equipment according to written procedures and infection control guidelines.

  • Wraps, labels and seals supplies in accordance to product type.

  • Operates and monitors decontamination equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines.

  • Loads sterilizer carts in accordance with guidelines. Operates and monitors sterilizers, aerators and heat sealers according to manufacturer's guidelines. Follows guidelines and procedures for sterilization documentation.

  • Cleans sterilizers, carts and carriages according to departmental policy.

  • Completes daily work routinely and assists others as time allows.

  • Demonstrates quality of work at any assignment. Recognized by other team members for dependability. Follows through on all customer requests.

  • Acknowledges customers promptly and courteously. Promotes customer satisfaction.

  • Anticipates need for assistance. Readily accepts changes to assignments.

  • Follows through on daily resource list. Checks in loaners and reports discrepancies. Provides feedback on system changes.

  • Utilizes supplies effectively, without waste. Utilizes computer system effectively to adjust count sheets or order supplies. Consistently looks for lost instruments to provide complete sets.

  • Prints resource reports as assigned. Demonstrates basic keyboarding skill.

  • Completes tray preparation with instrument list and "Hello I am". Consistently utilizes correct procedure for noting missing items.

  • Uses PPE appropriately and universal precautions 100% of the time. Maintains a clean and uncluttered environment.

  • Consistently reports equipment concerns that may pose a risk to coworkers.

  • Ensures one of a kind and priority instrumentation is readily available.

  • Completes mandatory education requirements. Completes a minimum of 3 self-study programs.

  • Maintains certification. Demonstrates proficiency in handling a variety of instruments


What You Will Need:


  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

  • Capable of lifting 35 lbs. independently.

  • Prolonged standing.

  • Ability to function independently.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • One year experience in processing and sterilization.


  • Current status as a certified registered central service technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing Distribution Tech (CSPDT).

  • Completion of educational requirements to maintain certification.

  • Successful completion of an approved central service technician course or competency certification through national organization (IAHCSMM or CBSPD).

  • Current Certified Surgical Tech would be considered based on SPD experience and knowledge

Job Summary:

Responsible for processing and sterilizing medical/surgical supplies and equipment.

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

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.