Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,00 0 outpatients each year
WORK SHIFT: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7 PM to 7 AM (holiday floats)
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Rotates assignments among various areas within the department functions including but not limited to: decontamination, surgical and other tray assembly sterilization processes, and management of supplies and equipment.
Cleans and disinfects reusable medical equipment as per the manufacturer's instructions for use
Communicates effectively with all hospital departments and with others within the department. Uses the chain of command as necessary to resolve issues.
Develops a knowledge base by attending in-services and actively participating in orientation program.
Unpacks and stores equipment and supplies used in the Sterile Processing departments.
Transports clean and sterile equipment to different departments in the facility.
Helps maintain the cleanliness of the department
At the completion of competency-based training the Sterile Processing
Assistant may reprocess instrumentation in the decontamination, assembly and sterilization area under the direct supervision of a Supervisor, Educator or advanced Sterile Processing Technician.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Ability to understand the needs of the customer and respond to them in a pro-active, courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
Flexibility and ability to adapt to change.
Ability to work under stress and deadlines
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: N/A
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
·High school diploma or equivalent
·One year of experience in an acute care hospital setting
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: N/A
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED: N/A
The Sterile Processing Assistant is an entry level position with an opportunity for advancement to Certified Central Service Technician. The employee must successfully complete the AdventHealth SPD Technician orientation process which includes a variety of competency check-off’s and sit for Central Service Tech Certification from IAHCSMM or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) to qualify for advancement.
Under supervision of the SPD Supervisor / Manager or Educator, the Sterile Processing Assistant will provide thoroughly cleaned and disinfected reusable medical equipment. Unpacks and stores equipment and supplies used in the Sterile Processing departments. Transports clean and sterile equipment to different departments in the facility. Stocks work stations and helps maintain the cleanliness of the department. At the completion of competency-based training the Sterile Processing Assistant may reprocess instrumentation in the decontamination, assembly and sterilization area under the direct supervision of a Supervisor, Educator or advanced Sterile Processing Technician. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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.