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AdventHealth Central Sterile Technician Certified in Rome, Georgia

Description

Central Sterile Tech Certified – AdventHealth Redmond

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full time Days

Location: 501 Redmond Rd, NW, Rome, GA 30165

The role you’ll contribute:

Responsible for the manual and mechanical decontamination, preparation and sterilization of products, instruments and equipment. Complies with all policies and procedures regarding sterilization, decontamination as it applies to Infection Control and safety. Performs routine preventative maintenance on Sterile Processing (SPD) equipment. Keeps surgical instrumentation and endoscopes in good working order and notifies the Supervisor or Manager of necessary repairs. Assist Supervisor in maintaining disinfectants and sterilization supplies. Assembles instruments trays according to count sheets, ensuring instrument trays are complete. Accurate and in good condition. Notifies Supervisor or Manager of lost instruments. Communicates with lead sterile processing technician that all supply, instruments and equipment supplied by SPD is available and ready for scheduled and emergency surgical cases. Orders and receives stock, perform daily cycle counts, rotates stock, post departmental requisitions and charges. Inventory and restock surgical supplies in SPD and OR instruments according to par levels. Notifies Lead Sterile Processing Technician of needed updates to Surgeon’s preference cards.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Decontaminates all surgical instruments and equipment immediately after surgery.

  • Maintains adequate turnaround of instrumentation and trays in the event of an emergency

  • situation.

  • Inspects instrumentation as it is cleaned for any defects or damage.

  • Assembles instrument trays in a timely manner to assure all necessary instruments are present, according to the count sheets, notifies supervisor of any deviations.

  • Monitors sterilizers in Sterile Supply and OR according to infection control policies.

  • Approves that each sterilization load has reached its completion as to the required time, temperature and pressure for the duration required to reach sterilization.

  • Logs the approved printout from each load in the appropriate book per SPD policies and procedures.

  • Accurately reads and documents biological results for required loads and notifies supervisor or manager of any deviation from the norm.

  • Performs testing of sterilization equipment for functionality daily.

  • Selects proper packaging and sterilization methods as appropriate to the instrumentation.

  • Properly loads and unloads sterilizer to ensure items will be exposed to proper sterilization conditions.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

What You Will Need:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Basic knowledge in Medical Terminology required

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • One (1) year experience working in Sterile Processing or Surgical field preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Must be computer literate. Word and Excel experience preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • One (1) year surgical medical supplies knowledge preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Certification in sterile processing principles or related professional certification within 2 years of hire date.

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

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Redmond

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Redmond

Req ID: 22023762

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.