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Providence Health & Services Central Supply Technician I in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Central Supply Tech I (Full Time/Evening Shift ) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Central Supply Tech I who will process, sterilize equipment and instrumentation. The Tech I issues and receives supplies and equipment according to established procedures and maintains an accurate inventory to reflect a real-time status. The Tech I is responsible for receiving and responding to all calls for product, equipment and supplies.

In this position you will:

  • Central Services - Materials

  • Receive and issues internal orders for stock and non-stock items insuring that:

  • Order are delivered in a timely manner. Minimum order quantities are met

  • Order for emergencies are expedited immediately to ensure patient care needs are met

  • Assist with the maintenance of the computerized inventory control system, so that it accurately reflects activity in real time as needed

  • Provide effective communication with departments served concerning late deliveries, substitutes, and back orders

  • Work with Central staff personnel to review daily the inventory stock items on hand levels

  • Assist with annual physical inventory

  • Assist or relieve co-workers during illness or vacations

  • All products, equipment, and supplies must be delivered with-in 10 minutes of a call, stats must be delivered immediately

  • Central Service - Sterilization

  • Insure that the processing system for instrumentation is maintained, inspections are done, and policies are followed in conjunction with the Central Service Tech II on a daily basis

  • Insure that sterilization logs, records, biologics, tapes and books are updated and accurate on a daily basis

  • Inventory medical supply carts in the Hospital and replenishes supplies upon delivery of product from consolidated warehouse

  • Pull medical product for LUM from CS inventory on weekends

  • Conduct inventory via hand held scanner and data will be downloaded into Meditech at designated download station


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in general office practices and procedures

  • Basic knowledge of computerized inventory management

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people served

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Working knowledge of Sterilization procedures to include all state regulations, CDC recommendations, and ARON standards

  • One (1) year experience in Central Service

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 272493