Dignity Health

  • Instrument Tech

    Job ID
    2018-58776
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Central Sterilization
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Bernardine Medical Center
    Shift
    Evening
    Location
    SAN BERNARDINO
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    2:00pm-10:30pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center is a  342-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including the Inland Empire Heart and Vascular Institute, an award-winning orthopedics program, surgical weight loss, and is an official Neurovascular Stroke Center, as designated by ICEMA.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stbernardinemedical for more information.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for initial decontamination of instruments post surgical procedure, inspection and maintenance of instrumentation, packaging for appropriate sterilization process, supervision and/or completion of cold disinfecting process. Facilitates instrument purchase under direction of the specialty coordinators; Rotation of sterile instruments in designated storage areas to assure presentation and maximum utilization of items within appropriate shelf life and sterilization date period; Communicating need for upgrading or replacement of instrumentation; Transport of patients, delivery of surgical specimens with necessary documentation; Share in responsibility for cleaning, documentation and participation in maintenance and spore testing of unit sterilizers and washer sterilizers. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Bernardine Medical Center. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support St. Bernardine Medical Center’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities. Requirements: Minimum of one year experience as an Instrument Technician or Central Service Technician or relevant instrument processing experience. Basic knowledge of medical terminology and nomenclature of equipment used in the department. Certification with Sterile Processing preferred

    Qualifications

    Minimum of one year experience as an Instrument Technician or Central Service Technician or relevant instrument processing experience

     

    Basic knowledge of medical terminology and nomenclature of equipment used in the department

     

    Certification with Sterile Processing preferred

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