Ascension Health Surgical Instrument Tech - Sterile Processing PRN in Nashville, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Technician-Surgical Instrument - Sterile Processing 002 - PRN,Day - St Thomas West D&T Bldg - Nashville,TN

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Thomas Health is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

What Saint Thomas Health has to offer:

Power of Purpose:

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.

Culture of Teamwork:

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

Compensation/Benefits:

Saint Thomas Health provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

Innovative Environment:

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.

About Saint Thomas West:

  • Comprehensive Cardiovascular Program

  • Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital

  • Truven Top 100 Hospital 14 Consecutive years

  • Kidney Transplant Program

  • Robust Robotic Surgical Program

  • New 14 bed ICU in development in a 100+ ICU bed hospital

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to

Inspects, assembles and evaluates all surgical instruments and instrument sets to ensure proper sterilization, completeness of set, and to determine need for repair/replacement.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization containers and equipment according to established protocols.

  • Inspects instruments, equipment and containers to assure cleanliness and proper functioning.

  • Corrects instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.

  • Maintains proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Central Service Techcredentialed from theInternational Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)obtained within18 Months (1 1/2 year)of hire date or job transfer date.Incs hired prior to 1/1/2017 not required to obtain cert per T.C.A. 68-11-239. Also accepted: certified sterile processing and distribution tech credentialed by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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