Austin, Texas

Description

SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Central Sterile Technician Lead you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


At St. David’s South Austin Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Central Sterile Technician Lead like you to be a part of our team.


As the Sterile Processing Technician Lead, you will take primary responsibility for the cleanliness, operational function, and sterility of surgical instruments. You will provide in-house sterilization of specific supplies and equipment used in the sterile processing department. 

  • You will retrieve equipment from operating rooms, clean and decontaminate instruments after each case, check instruments for defects, and conduct inventory of each instrument set after cases
  • You will load, operate, and clean all sterilizers and equipment using biological and chemical controls
  • You will prepare and file appropriate documentation for each sterilizer load
  • You will perform biological testing of all steam, gas, and chemical methods of sterilization and report biological test results
  • You will monitor sterilization equipment through all phases of operation and use appropriate procedures in the case of a malfunction
  • You will report stock shortages to management, order supplies as necessary, and keep supply areas clean and orderly
  • You will examine all received supplies for expiration dates, package defects, or any visible damage that may compromise sterility
  • You will maintain proper personal protective equipment (PPE) while in the decontamination area
  • You will ensure general cleaning of department surface areas, racks, shelves, storage cabinets, and all storage areas 

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 316 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes all of the capabilities and programmatic elements of a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop.


HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Central Sterile Technician Lead opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Qualifications

Experience

  • 3 years of clinical experience or Sterile Processing experience
  • 4 years of experience working with instrumentation and infection control procedures – preferred
  • Previous experience as a Central Sterile Processing Technician – preferred 
Education
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 1 year of college in a related field – preferred 

Licenses and Certifications

  • Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) certification – preferred  
  • Certification with International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) – preferred 

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Austin, Texas

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