Tech I Central Supply Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/23/2019
  • Job ID:
    19006085
  • Job Family
    Supply Chain/Purchasing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Hendersonville

Job Description


Description

CENTRAL STERILE TECHNICIAN FULL TIME EVENINGS

AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge                                                      100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC 28792

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge

  • Community involvement
  • Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina
  • Great benefits
  • Co-works who feel like family
  • Faith based environment

Work Hours/Shift:

Full time evenings; M - F 3pm to 11:30pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

Disassemble, clean, assemble, sterilize, and store procedure trays, instruments, equipment and supplies according to prescribed procedures and aseptic technique, under direct supervision.

Complete requests to dispense equipment and supplies in maintaining and processing patient charge records and maintaining department inventory.

Sterilize instruments, equipment, utensils, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves and aerators. Loads autoclaves in the prescribed manner and sets controls to the specific times and temperatures according to material and requirements of items being sterilized.

Complete appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization. Read and initial autoclave graph to verify appropriate sterilization cycle and provide required records for inspection.

Assemble all instrument procedure trays, packs and kits according to the prescribed manner using content list as a guide. Wrap packages and handle all items following procedures.

Mark items with identifying data and distribute or store in designated area. Notify supervisor when unable to replace parts, or when equipment is deficient in the work area.

Dispense products requested for sterile and non-sterile equipment and supplies. Assign priority to emergency request and issue required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure intended. Assemble and wrap materials, instruments, and supplies according to established aseptic technique.

Replace lost or damaged parts such as tubes, containers and connectors from stock on hand. Complete required forms and transfer inoperable equipment to the appropriate holding area for repair.

Maintain assigned work areas for equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling sterilized and clean materials and to maintain a safe working environment.

Assist in the orientation of new employees to each work assignment area and overall department operation.

Examine sterilization/expiration dates, report inoperable equipment, make visual inventory inspections to maintain adequate stock and supply levels.

Perform other related duties as required.

Test Effectiveness of autoclave function by assembling and placing cultured spore test following procedure.

Store new and reprocessed equipment and supplies.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Current registration as CRCST within 18 months of hire with a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital required
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, required
  • Able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing required
  • Additional languages preferred

Job Summary:

Responsible for day to day operation of sterile processing area. Works closely with SPD Supervisor. Maintains accepted standards for instrument processing.



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

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