Sterile Processing Tech Full Time Weekend Days Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, FL at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    4 - Weekend Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift
Full Time 40 Hours per Week.  Shift:  Weekend Days, Friday through Monday.  Friday & Monday Shift: 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday Shift: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has provided faith-based, whole person care to our community for more than 30 years. This means we build trust, create belonging and deliver hope, thereby extending the healing ministry of Christ, when caring for our patients. Our 139-bed facility includes an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Heart Institute, Primary Stroke Center, emergency department, state-of-the-art operating rooms, Bone & Joint Center, Simpson Breast Health Center and the area’s only Obstetrics Program, The Baby Place, offering family-centered maternity care. Other special services include, a Center for Wound Healing,  CREATION® Health Wellness Center, CREATION® Health Spa, home health, imaging center, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
You will be responsible for:
  • Recieves and process contaminated equipment, trays, instruments and carts from appropriate area
  • Inspects all instruments for cleanliness and condition, removing defective items.
  • Assembles and/or restocks all trays, kits and packs pursuant to department policy and procedures and priority level, verifying that they have been properly wrapped and labeled.
  • Operates sterilizers, washers and other processing equipment in accordance with department policy, maintaining accurate and detailed sterilization records.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical and product terminology as well as the location of trays, instruments, supplies and equipment to expedite service.
  • Resterilizes/replaces all dated items prior to or on outdate, having a complete knowledge of sterilization methods, requirements and responsibilities.
  • Has knowledge of and observes all infection control policy and procedures at all times.
  • Complies with department safety policies, procedures and protocol.
  • Responsible to help ensure that the safety and physical well-being of patients, family members, visitors and co-workers are maintained.
  • Delivers items processed by Sterile Processing and puts away supplies as needed. 
  • Works closely with the personnel in the Surgical Services Department, and other Hospital departments in a cooperative effort.
  • Demonstrates good customer relations and good telephone etiquette, responsive to physicians/staff/departmental and patient needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments according to the standard AAMI processing guidelines. 
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the scope of practice, reflecting knowledge of instruments and/or trays to be pulled for the procedure.
  • Uses computer to access OR schedule information and print preference cards.
  • Can differentiate how each instrument is properly decontaminated.
  • Correctly operates all equipment: i.e. Cart washer, Automatic instrument washers and Ultrasonic instrument cleaner, sterilizers etc.
  • Maintains high level disinfectant solution for CVOR TEE probe.
  • Assists with routine monthly of all equipment as directed.
What will you need:
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills.
  • Completion of High School/GED
  • Graduate of Surgical Technology or sterile processing school/course or equivalent training
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ work experience in the surgical setting is preferred
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification
  • Current certification for SPD within one year of employment; and or CST certification within one year of employment.

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

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