Sr. Central Sterilization Tech-Per Diem (UTower) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami Health Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Central Sterilization Technician in the Central Sterile Processing Department. The incumbent decontaminates, operationally checks, assembles, sterilizes, and distributes surgical instrumentation, implants, supplies, and equipment for the OR, Nursing Units, and Ancillary Departments. The Sr. Central Supply Technician also maintains documentation related to these duties and assists in the training of other Sterile Processing Technicians. They also operate and maintain sterilization equipment, decontamination equipment, and computer systems related to these duties.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A graduate of a Vocational Training Program in Central Sterile Processing required or a Surgical Tech program required

  • Certification by governing Central Processing organizations IAHCSMM or CBSPD or NBSTSA or NCCT

  • As a Surgical Tech you must have at least 1 year of work experience

  • Must have 2 years of experience as Central Sterile Technician.

  • High School Diploma

  • BCLS for Healthcare Personnel

  • Central Sterile Processing Diploma

  • Any combination of relevant education, work experience, and / or certifications will be considered.

Job Functions: Assembles and packages surgical procedure instrument sets, following protocols established by electronic count sheets, professional standards, and other documentation from a variety of surgical specialties under minimal supervision. Operationally check instrumentation for functionality and cleanliness. Decontaminate surgical procedure instrument sets, following protocols established by IFU's (Instructions for Use), professional standards, and other documentation from a variety of surgical specialties under minimal supervision. Decontaminates and operationally check patient's equipment for the OR and ancillary departments according to established protocols through the competent utilization of a variety of detergents, disinfectants, and machinery. Maintain appropriate records of receipt and disinfection of key instruments and equipment. Dispense sterile supplies to appropriate locations in the OR, ER, Labor & Delivery and other locations. Maintain sterile inventory, stock rotation, and quality assurance. Maintain documentation related to material dispensation including logs, schedules, and electronic systems.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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