Austin, Texas

Description

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

At St. David’s 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:

  • Student Loan Repayment

  • 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 like you to be a part of our team.

As a Central Sterile Technician, you will work in the decontamination room cleaning and assembling surgical instruments. You will remain knowledgeable of surgical instruments, tray set ups, sterilizing techniques, and basic sterile processing department practices, and will operate all sterile processing equipment safely and efficiently.

  • You will clean and decontaminate surgical instruments using detergents and disinfecting solutions 

  • You will wrap, seal, and label items that are to be sterilized

  • You will sterilize instruments, equipment, surgical linen, and related supplies using plasma and steam sterilizers

  • You will prepare surgical packs, instruments, dressings, and treatment trays

  • You will ensure proper storage of sterilized and prepared supplies and equipment in designated areas

  • You will inventory equipment used and record daily patient charges

  • You will inform bio-med of equipment that is no longer serviceable or of any other issues that arise

  • You will compile department statistics and file information as assigned

St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

Located in Central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.

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 opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!


Experience

  • 1 year of previous experience in sterile processing or related training

 Education

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Completion of an accredited Sterile Processing program – preferred
Licenses and Certifications

 

  • Certification in Sterile Processing through International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) – required within 6 months of hire

 

 

Austin, Texas

HCA Serving Those Who Have Served Us So Faithfully.

Guided by the principle that quality care begins with the warmth, compassion, and positive attitude of our employees, HCA has consistently proven to be the nation’s leading healthcare provider with the widest range of employment opportunities.

Since our founding over 40 years ago, HCA has grown in size and services with over 280 affiliate facilities in 20 states and England. Our family of nearly 190,000 strong is dedicated to developing innovative strategies and practices to better the human condition.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Expert care, ethical conduct, innovative technologies, and best practices are the core of our resources. Through these, we strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, community-centric health care for approximately 18 million patients annually.

HCA has over 7000 open requisitions in hospitals, diagnostic, outpatient and business operations across 20 states in the U.S.

Our employment opportunities fill job classes in both patient care and business support services. While a majority of positions account for clinical backgrounds, HCA has many opportunities in supply chain and logistics, IT, engineering and technical, administrative and managerial, sales, finance and accounting, environmental, plant ops, HR and many more.

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