Senior Central Service Tech - Endoscopy – Apopka - Part Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Apopka, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care Support
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Apopka

Job Description

Senior Central Service Tech - Endoscopy - Apopka - Part Time

AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire a Senior Central Service Tech who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

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.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Sun-Sat; 7a-3p (variable)

Job Summary:

Under supervision of the Central Service Supervisor the Senior Tech is responsible for monitoring activities related to sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection for their assigned shift. Participates in staff evaluations, daily shift assignments, and performance improvement activities for the department. Participates in the orientation of new employees. Acts as a liaison between Central Services and other hospital departments to ensure availability of instrumentation and equipment as needed for patient care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
  • Knowledge of Sterilization Standards (Preferred)
  • Basic computer skills (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of Surgical Instrumentation (Preferred)
  • One year previous Central Service experience or Surgical Tech experience
  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Central Service Tech Certification from IAHCSMM or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Works in conjunction with the management team to plan for daily staffing assignments based on workload and labor standards. Prioritizes work throughout the shift to ensure instrumentation and equipment are available as needed. In the absence of department leadership, assumes responsibilities of the CS Supervisor/Manager.
  • Monitors sterilization practices to ensure all standards are met. Keeps accurate records of all sterilizer loads. Utilizes knowledge of sterilization parameters and takes corrective action if parameters are not met.
  • Ensures safe work practices for all employees. Monitors staff use of PPE in decontamination area. Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees.
  • Monitors work environment to ensure infection control standards are met. Ensures department is cleaned on a daily basis. Monitors environmental controls (temp and humidity, air flow) and takes corrective action as needed. Identifies and reports any other environmental concerns to the management team. Identifies and resolves issues associated with malfunctioning equipment.
  • Acts as a liaison between all hospital departments that utilize Central Services to ensure needs of the customer are met. Communicates with Surgery staff to ensure instrumentation is available as needed for cases.
  • Assists with training of new employees. Provides feedback to both orientee and manager on progress.
  • Oversees and monitors supply/equipment inventory as required for department and patient care areas as needed.
  • Maintains competency by attending continuing education seminars related to Central Service issues and attending inservices on new equipment and instrumentation in the department. Participates in department Performance Improvement projects.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Senior Central Service Tech opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Senior Central Service Tech, Endoscopy, Apopka, Part Time

Position Location:  Apopka
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Apopka
Schedule:  Part-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 27, 2019, 9:38:12 AM

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