HCA Holdings, Inc
Miami, FL, United States
Central Sterile, Full Time Days *(FTE 1.0)
*Central Sterile Department
Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for more than 60 years. As a comprehensive acute healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Licensed for 488-beds, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties.
As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and affiliated with HCA East Florida Division. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God’s people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.
/Mercy Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/
/We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./
The sterile processing technician has responsibilities related to the care and handling of sterile and non-sterile supplies, insturments, and equipment used in SPD, surgery and medical equipment for distribution to patients.
_Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:_
Follows manufacturer's recommendations and department policies and procedures in safe operation of equipment and verification of sterile parameters. e.g., sterilizers, washing sterilizers, cart washer, ultrasonic washer, heat sealers computer system, etc.
Consistently inspects and assembles surgical instrument trays and medical equipment e.g. IV pumps, PCA pumps, feeding pumps, suction devices, hyperthermia units according to content sheet or operations manual accurately.
Processes equipment and other materials for distribution daily in a timely manner as required.
Distributes clean and retrieves soiled instruments/equipment, rental equipment and other
materials on a scheduled or emergency basis.
Inputs patient charges through computer system and properly documents all necessary information and labels items correctly.
Assures sterility of all materials processed by Sterile Processing prior to issuing and checks all other stored materials weekly for expiration dates.
*Required Job Qualifications Include:*
High School Diploma or the equivalent
Completed an accredited sterile processing program and/or completion of a surgical technology program and/or field related experience
Must have proof of completion of a sterile processing program and pass the State of Florida Certification exam Preferred
Must be able to accurately document & understand the parameters of sterilization.
Able to function effectively under rapidly changing conditions.
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: Central Sterile Technician, Central Sterile, Full Time Days
Location: Florida-Miami-Mercy Hospital
Requisition ID: 26110-10830
HCA Holdings, Inc
Website : http://hcahealthcare.com
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.