Central Sterile Technician in Gainesville, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida North Florida Hospital

Central Sterile Technician

Gainesville, FL, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 187387
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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Central Sterile Technician you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida North Florida Hospital​ which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

HCA Florida North Florida Hospital​, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Central Sterile Technician where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Position Summary: Operates sterilizers according to standard procedures. Reprocesses all instrumentation and trays from the following: Emergency Room, Radiology, Respiratory, CVL Lab, Labor and Delivery, Women's Center OR, Other units as necessary.
  • Operates sterilizers according to standard procedures.
  • Cooperates with other sterilization personnel with taking call.
  • Practices bio hazardous waste separation per policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for receiving, sorting, cleaning and sterilizing supplies and equipment.
  • Cleans and stores equipment in between usages.
  • Reprocesses all instrumentation and trays from the following: Emergency Room, Radiology, Respiratory, CVL Lab, Labor and Delivery, Women's Center OR, Other units as necessary.
  • Maintains shelf stock level of storeroom supplies and restock supply carts to par level by ordering from Central Supply.
  • Sorts, assembles, and inspects instrument trays reporting all defects/damage and malfunctions.
  • Loads and processes washers/decontaminators according to standard procedures.
  • Removes and sorts items from washer/decontaminators and assembles items according to standard procedures.
  • Processes all items for sterilization and checks all items for package integrity.
  • Cleans all equipment and case carts according to standard procedures and check or proper operation.
  • Prepares instruments for clean or sterile packaging and stores them.
  • Demonstrates ability to process sterile trays and packs using proper testing and chart procedure.
  • Maintains logs and documentation for all items sterilized.
  • Utilizes heat sealer and peel pack machine according to manufacturer recommendation and/or policy and procedure.
  • Keeps sterilization logs current, ensures proper documentation.



What qualifications you will need:

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Ability to read, write and understand written and oral instructions.

Experience:

  • At least one year of sterilization and instrumentation experience is preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated communications and customer service skills, success in organizing work and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Licensure/Certification:

  • BLS through American Heart Association 

No Travel Travel Required


HCA Florida North Florida Hospital is a 523-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center. For over 49 years, we have served North Central Florida. We offer comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, and neurosciences. We offer minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment. Other services that we provide include women’s health and wound therapy. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our hospital has an Accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC (American College of Cardiology) and is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. We are committed to patient safety and quality of care. We have received the highest scores available in recognition of this commitment.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Central Sterile Technician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Clinical Techs
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

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).

About HCA Healthcare

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