Uncertified Central Sterile Technician PRN Days North Pinellas in Tarpon Springs, FL at FH North Pinellas

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    18008870
  • Job Function
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    FH North Pinellas

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shift
 PRN Days

Florida Hospital North Pinellas
You will be responsible for:
  • Picks up used/contaminated equipment, trays, instruments and carts from appropriate area including operating room at designated times and processes for appropriate decontamination/sterilization, use or storage.
  • 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. Orders and puts away supplies as needed. 
  • Works closely with the personnel in the Surgical Services Department, the Outpatient Care Center, 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.
Qualifications
What will you need?
  • Previous sterile processing experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an approved Central Service Technician training course program.
  • Membership in the International Association of Hospital Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or the American Society of Healthcare Central Service Professionals (ASHCSP) required within 1 year of hire date.
  • 1 year experience in a central service department and/or related healthcare field required.

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

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