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Senior Central Service Technician - AdventHealth â“ Winter Park
200 N. Lakemont Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32792
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth â“ Winter Park
Winter Park Memorial Hospital has continuously served the residents of Winter Park and its surrounding communities for more than 50 years
Chartered in 1951, the hospital has grown from the visionary efforts of a handful of Winter Park residents and community leaders, to a 307-bed acute care facility that is a model of community health and wellness
Over the years the hospital has continually expanded to meet the needs of the community, adding an upscale obstetrics and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Dr. P. Phillips Baby Place, cancer care at the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, Winter Park, and state-of-the-art surgery, recovery and rehabilitation at the AdventHealth Orthopedic Institute
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Nights, Monday-Friday 10pm-6am no holidays
Under supervision of the Central Service Supervisor the Senior Tech is responsible for monitoring activities related to sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection for their assigned shift. Participates in staff evaluations, daily shift assignments, and performance improvement activities for the department. Participates in the orientation of new employees. Acts as a liaison between Central Services and other hospital departments to ensure availability of instrumentation and equipment as needed for patient care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
What You Will Need:
One year previous Central Service experience or Surgical Tech experience
Central Service Tech Certification from IAHCSMM or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
Experience with decontamination and sterilization processes and equipment
Basic knowledge of prevention of cross contamination and the critical nature of nosocomial infections
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealthâ™s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.
Works in conjunction with the management team to plan for daily staffing assignments based on workload and labor standards. Prioritizes work throughout the shift to ensure instrumentation and equipment are available as needed. In the absence of department leadership, assumes responsibilities of the CS Supervisor/Manager.
Monitors sterilization practices to ensure all standards are met. Keeps accurate records of all sterilizer loads. Utilizes knowledge of sterilization parameters and takes corrective action if parameters are not met.
Ensures safe work practices for all employees. Monitors staff use of PPE in decontamination area. Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees.
Monitors work environment to ensure infection control standards are met. Ensures department is cleaned on a daily basis. Monitors environmental controls (temp and humidity, air flow) and takes corrective action as needed. Identifies and reports any other environmental concerns to the management team. Identifies and resolves issues associated with malfunctioning equipment.
Acts as a liaison between all hospital departments that utilize Central Services to ensure needs of the customer are met. Communicates with Surgery staff to ensure instrumentation is available as needed for cases.
Assists with training of new employees. Provides feedback to both orientee and manager on progress.
Oversees and monitors supply/equipment inventory as required for department and patient care areas as needed.
Maintains competency by attending continuing education seminars related to Central Service issues and attending inservices on new equipment and instrumentation in the department. Participates in department Performance Improvement projects.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.