Central Sterile Technician in Pensacola, Florida, United States
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West Florida Hospital

Central Sterile Technician

Pensacola, FL, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 00060-11543
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


West Florida Hospital

West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. In addition to receiving an A Rating in Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group since fall of 2015, West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.

 

Job Summary

Under general supervision cleans, sterilizes, and assembles surgical instruments and equipment.

 

Essential Functions

Cleans and decontaminates surgical instruments and equipment using detergents and disinfecting solutions.

Wraps, seals and accurately labels items that are to be sterilized.

Sterilizes instruments, equipment, linen and related supplies using sterilizers and Sterrad according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Prepares surgical sets, instruments, treatment trays according to prescribed procedures ensuring that all instrumentation is correct and accurate.

Ensures that all instrument count sheets are kept up to date and accurate.

Stores sterilized and prepared supplies and equipment in designated areas or returns to departments upon request or replaces one for one when used.

Informs bio-med of equipment no longer service able or other problems that arise.

Makes rounds on floors to deliver instruments and available equipment as needed.

Ensures that all floors and patient care departments have appropriate patient care equipment, instrument trays and other needed supplies available at all times.

Responds to special requests from surgery and all patient care floors in a timely and customer service oriented manner.

Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care, or the services delivered.

Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.

Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

Other duties as assigned.

 

You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:

401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Student Loan Forgiveness

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

And much more!

 

 

Qualifications

  

 

Education & Experience

Training or Surgical Technologist

Preferred

Prior central sterile tech experience

Preferred

 

 

Licenses & Certifications

Sterile Processing Certification

Preferred

 

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Clinical Techs
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

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