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AdventHealth Sterile Processing Tech(Uncertified) M-F 2pm-1030pm in Apopka, Florida

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Central Service Technician Uncertified - AdventHealth - Apopka

Location Address:

  • revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources

Apopka:

2100 Ocoee Apopka Rd.

Apopka, FL 32703

  • AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab

  • The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station

  • The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades

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Work Hours/Shift: Full Time M-F 2pm-1030pm

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

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.

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

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Apopka

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Apopka

Req ID: 21043379

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.