Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named ‘Best Hospital’ for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents
As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, Altamonte has been providing state of the art health care to the community since 1973
The 398 bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world class resources
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time. 11:00am-9:30pm
Monday – Thursday OR Tuesday – Friday
Under supervision of the CS Supervisor / Manager or Nurse Manager, the Central Service Technician will provide thoroughly cleaned, disinfected and / or sterilized instrument trays and equipment. Trays will be accurately assembled according to the established tray list. Works with customers to maintain adequate inventory of trays and to prioritize processing of trays as needed; maintains specialty carts and other supplies per department specific guidelines as well as maintaining equipment per manufacturers’ instructions for use. Responsible for use of all decontamination and sterilization equipment, can troubleshoot minor issues. Depending on department, may manage inventory and supply items for patient care areas. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
What You Will Need:
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or
Diploma in Nursing and Associate’s degree in Surgical Technology,or
6 years proven sterile processing experience in a hospital setting.
Central Service Tech Certification from IAHCSMM or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD), or
Current and valid Florida RN or LPN license
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.
Plan, implement and manage policies, procedures, competencies, educational activities and quality assurance programs related to the acquisitions, decontamination, storage, and sterilization of reusable surgical instrumentation and other medical equipment utilized in the delivery of patient care and treatment to ensure compliance with administrative and regulatory standards within the healthcare facility.
Maintain record keeping systems for activities such as processing of instruments and equipment, specifications for instruments, assembled trays, quality assurance, case carts and materials output to provide information on departmental activities.
Provide consultation to supervisors in resolution of complex administrative issues. Provide leadership and oversight to supervisors, coordinators and technicians to ensure high level of customer satisfaction and fiscal responsibilities. Serves as a resource to the surgical services team and healthcare facility systems committees, regarding sterilization process, procedures and assists in changes as needed.
Establish and maintain liaison with Operating Room associates, physicians, surgeons, nurses and other professional associates to provide consultation on product specifications and to advise availability of materials for specific patient care and/or treatment procedures.
Maintain liaison with representatives of local, regional and national sterile processing providers as well as regulatory agencies to establish a resource for current trends and regulations within the service.
Review and improve standards on an on-going basis. Serve on intra- and inter-departmental committees related to organizational objectives. Seek opportunities to promote the vision, mission and value of the organization by serving in leadership positions on committees.
Provide leadership support to system hospitals; serve as a resource to enhance customer satisfaction, achieve optimal utilization and reduce costs. Assist in the evaluation of new products and patient equipment through membership on various committees.
Establish and maintain sterilization, safety and security standards, policies and procedures for Sterile Processing to ensure compliance with AAMI, AORN, OSHA, CDC, EPA, FDA, Joint Commission and state and local regulations.
Assist in the determination of departmental fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations.
Manage various personnel actions, including, but not limited to, hiring, promotions, transfers, performance appraisals, recognition programs and scheduling time off.
Ensure appropriate allocation of personnel to meet staffing and scheduling needs: assists subordinate leaders in resolving associate relation issues.
Improve patient safety in the delivery of health care by understanding and applying the patient safety goal of no preventable deaths or injuries.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.