• Surgical Instrument Technician - PRN Day

    Ascension HealthBirmingham, AL 35226

    Job #849404825

  • We Are Hiring

    Surgical Instrument Technician: St Vincent's One-Nineteen Hoover, AL

    • PRN Days Up to 40 hours per week

    • Sterile Processing

    Why Join Ascension:

    St. Vincent's 119 Facility - Surgical Services

    St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness located in Hoover, AL is an integrated approach to wellness offering a unique blend of medical, fitness, day spa, and diagnostic services for healthy living. At St. Vincent's One Nineteen, we have been caring for the medical needs of our patients for more than 10 years on our campus. As a part of St. Vincent's Health System, we have a longstanding reputation for providing high quality, high touch medical care in the convenience of your own community. We offer a wide range of medical services on our campus, including: outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy and executive health. Our executive physicals feature some of the most comprehensive diagnostic testing available anywhere.

    The Surgery Center is located on the St. Vincent's One Nineteen campus to offer a one-of-a-kind, fully integrated health facility with convenient access to St. Vincent's One Nineteen's existing services, including physician specialists,diagnostics, physical therapy, GI service and lab services.

    Equipped with the latest technology, we provide a wide range of same-day procedures, which could include general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, podiatry, plastic surgery, pain management, ENT, and gynecology

    What you will do:

    As a Surgical Instrument Technician with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to inspect, assemble and evaluate 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:

    Preferred Credential(s):

    • Graduate of a sterile processing school or a minimum of 1-year experience in sterile processing

    Education:

    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience or

    • Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

    • Graduate of a sterile processsing program or more than 1 year of on the job trainingpreferred

    Work Experience:

    • None required

    As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

    Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

    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.

    St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.

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    REQNUMBER: 306017-1A

    Updated 03/18/2019

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