Central Sterile Technician Certified PRN in Pensacola, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida West Hospital

Central Sterile Technician Certified PRN

Pensacola, FL, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 194179
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HCA Florida West Hospital is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. HCA Florida West Hospital is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. HCA Florida West Hospital is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, HCA Florida West Hospital 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 HCA Florida West Hospital 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, HCA Florida West Hospital 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.




Education & Experience

Training or Surgical Technologist


Prior central sterile tech experience




Licenses & Certifications

Sterile Processing Certification



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Behaviors

Reads and writes English


Ability to listen, empathize, and respond to patient, family, internal and external partner needs and concerns     


Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook


Displays a positive attitude


Psychosocial skills


Teambuilding skills


Effective Time Management Skills


Exemplifies C.A.R.E.S. Standards of Behavior




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Clinical Techs
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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