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SPD Technician Central Sterile FT Evenings

Req #: 18001587
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital New Smyrna
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shifts

FT/ Evenings
 

Florida Hospital New Smyrna:


Since 1954, Florida Hospital New Smyrna (formerly Bert Fish Medical Center) has served as the community hospital for Southeast Volusia County. Our more than 700 employees use an impressive array of technology and years of knowledge to provide exceptional care for every patient – every day. We offer a wide range of services, including a surgery program, radiology, an oncology center, cardiovascular services, a wound care center, outpatient diagnostic services, and one of the busiest emergency departments of any hospital our size.


Qualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Decontaminates all surgical instruments and equipment immediately after surgery.  Maintains adequate turnaround of instruments and equipment trays in the event of urgent or emergency needs.
  • Selects appropriate disinfectants, detergents, sterilization methods and decontamination devices according to device type and applicable instructions for use.
  • Inspects, assembles instrument and equipment trays in a timely manner to assure all necessary instruments are present, according to the count sheets, and notifies manager or Lead technician of any deviations.
  • 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.
  • As directed, Monitors sterilizers in SPD, CVOR 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.

 

What will you need?

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Certification in Sterile Processing OR minimum 1 year experience in Sterile Processing 
  • Certification in Sterile Processing Principles OR related professional certification required within 1 year of hire or transfer into the department.  
  • Must be computer literate

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