Providence Central Service Technician - Sterile Processing in Burbank, California
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Providence is calling a Central Service Technician (Full time/Evening shift) in the Sterile Processing department at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
We are seeking a Central Service Technician who will be responsible for decontaminating, operationally checking, assembling, sterilizing, and distributing reusable surgical/clinical instrumentation and implants throughout the hospital. Operate steam (autoclave), H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide) sterilizers, sonic equipment, automated washers and heat sealers; store, date, rotate and distribute reusable surgical/clinical instrumentation.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Implement and maintain established department, unit and hospital policies, procedures and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Decontaminate instruments, supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures
Clean, assemble, wrap, sterilize and store supplies and instrument trays
Perform biological and chemical monitoring in accordance with quality assurance standards
Sterilize instruments, equipment and supplies as required; handles and stores instruments, equipment and supplies appropriately
Maintain the cleanliness of work areas as required
Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings
Attend meetings as required
Oversee the work of other personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work
Perform work of a similar nature
Answer telephones and takes written messages
Operate all instrument management computer system
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement
Current certification as Sterile Processing Technician through either IAHCSMM or CBSPD
NOTES: For employees with this certification, CEU’s are required to maintain certification
1 year experience or Graduate from a central service program
Good communication skills
Thoroughly understands how to operate all of the functions with the steam, sterrad, steris sterilization and safety practices
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)
Req ID: 294089