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Mercy Hospital

Central Sterile Technician - Per Diem

Post Date:Dec 29, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/29/2017Salary:
Location:US-FL-Miami Job Reference:26110-8872
Required Job Qualifications Include:
  • High School Diploma or the equivalent
  • Completed an accredited sterile processing program and/or completion of a surgical technology program and/or field related experience
  • Must have proof of completion of a sterile processing program and pass the State of Florida Certification exam Preferred
  • Must be able to accurately document & understand the parameters of sterilization.
  • Able to function effectively under rapidly changing conditions.

Job Description:
Central Sterile, Per Diem (FTE .01)
Central Sterile Department
Mercy Hospital
Miami, FL

Facility Description:
Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for more than 60 years. As a comprehensive acute healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Licensed for 488-beds, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties.

As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and affiliated with HCA East Florida Division. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God’s people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.
Mercy Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Job Description:
The sterile processing technician has responsibilities related to the care and handling of sterile and non-sterile supplies, insturments, and equipment used in SPD, surgery and medical equipment for distribution to patients.
Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
  • Follows manufacturer's recommendations and department policies and procedures in safe operation of equipment and verification of sterile parameters.  e.g., sterilizers, washing sterilizers, cart washer, ultrasonic washer, heat sealers computer system, etc.      
  • Consistently inspects and assembles surgical instrument trays and medical equipment e.g. IV pumps, PCA pumps, feeding pumps, suction devices, hyperthermia units according to content sheet or operations manual accurately.
  •  Processes equipment and other materials for distribution daily in a timely manner as required.
  •  Distributes clean and retrieves soiled instruments/equipment, rental equipment and other
    materials on a scheduled or emergency basis.
  • Inputs patient charges through computer system and properly documents all necessary information and labels items correctly.
  • Assures sterility of all materials processed by Sterile Processing prior to issuing and checks all other stored materials weekly for expiration dates.

Contact Information
Mercy Hospital

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