Sterile Processing Tech Full Time Evenings 11am-7pm Sebring at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/8/2020
  • Job ID:
    20003719
  • Job Family
    Surgery
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description

Full Time Sterile Processing Tech Evenings at AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility

  • Largest Employer in the County

  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida?s oldest State Park

  • Close knit community with a home town family feel

  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Evenings, 11am to 7:30pm, 40 hours per week

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Accepts and adjusts to changes imposed by government regulations, consumer demands, professional organizations and other external or internal forces.
  • Accepts responsibility by initiating the incident reporting mechanisms when indicated.
  • Adheres to AORN and AAMI standards and guidelines.
  • Adheres to department and hospital dress code including fingernails and jewelry.
  • Annual physical update and goals ready at evaluation time.
  • Assembles instrument trays and equipment in accordance with established department procedures.
  • Assists with orientation of new employees.
  • Assumes call responsibilities as needed to meet department needs.
  • Assumes responsibility to maintain current technical and professional competence.
  • Assumes unit responsibility when delegated to do so.
  • Assures patients right for privacy, safety and confidentiality at all times.
  • Assures that all needed supplies and equipment are available in a timely manner.
  • Attends a minimum of 8 scheduled staff meetings annually.
  • Carries out responsibilities in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Cleans instruments and equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  • Completes work assignments on time as prescribed by the nursing manager.
  • Complies with departmental, divisional and hospital policies and standards.
  • Demonstrates awareness of health care, uses and implements budgetary containment practices.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy, organizational and department goals and mission of the organization.
  • Demonstrates understanding of organizational and department policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates, understands and practices principles of infection control and aseptic practices/technique.
  • Displays interest and enthusiasm in the welfare of the surgery department, the division of nursing and the hospital.
  • Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity when interacting with other staff, patients, families, physicians and the community.
  • Functions effectively in stressful situations and prioritizes efficiently and effectively.
  • Functions in a calm, quiet manner during stressful situations and expresses frustrations in an appropriate manner and place.
  • Functions in the role of a preceptor for nursing students.
  • Improvises when necessary without compromising personal or departmental standards.
  • Incorporates current epidemiological standards in protecting the patient, environment or unit.
  • Incorporates new procedures and philosophies into one's work performance.
  • Inspects and maintains instruments and equipment.
  • Insures unit is clean and safe at all times.
  • Keeps processing areas neat and clean.
  • Knowledgeable and practices aseptic technique and infection control practice.
  • Maintains equipment in its proper working condition, identifies malfunctioning equipment, removes it for repair, completes appropriate paperwork, and notifies engineering or bio-med department.
  • Maintains good physical and emotional well-being.
  • Maintains knowledge of new trends and developments of assigned areas.
  • Maintains pertinent, accurate and current records per department policy.
  • Maintains positive physician relationships and appropriate communication.
  • Maintains Sterilizing Records.
  • Manages assigned workload in a timely manner.
  • Promotes and contributes positively to intra and interdepartmental relations.
  • Promotes and demonstrates teamwork.
  • Provides and maintains a safe physical environment.
  • Provides positive, respectful communication to co-workers, physicians, anesthesia personnel, ancillary departments, visitors and patients.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and reacts efficiently and appropriately.
  • Recognizes potential safety hazards, intervenes for the safety of patients, visitors and personnel.
  • Reports patient changes, environmental hazards and other areas of concern to the appropriate discipline.
  • Responsible for personal and professional development.
  • Seeks and accepts constructive criticism and implements actions designed for self-improvement.
  • Shows self-direction by functioning without the need for close supervision.
  • Tests gas, steam and Steris sterilizers in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes appropriate channels of communication/command when initiating change, reporting information or concerns.
  • Works effectively with others.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Fluent in speaking, comprehending and writing in the English Language.

  • Ability to communicate information accurately and timely

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Principles of Asepsis

  • Knowledge and skills of processing instruments and endoscopes

  • Previous knowledge and operation of sterilizers and instrument and scope processors


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Graduate or GED

  • On-the-job training


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Graduate of an accredited CST Course

  • Previous Sterile Processing experience


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • BLS through American Heart Association


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certified registered Central Service Technician

  • CST


Job Summary:

Responsible for decontamination, processing and sterilization of instruments and supplies. Performs non-nursing tasks as assigned.


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

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