We Are Hiring
Surgical Instrument Tech - Sterile Processing
St Thomas West Hospital
Additional Job Details:
Full-Time, Evening, Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 11:00pm
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug program
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for healthcare and dependent care
- Health Savings Account (HSA)
- Long term / Short Term disability
- Life Insurance & AD&D
- Tuition Assistance after 6 months employment
- 403b with company match
- Paid vacation time off
- Faith based work environment
- Legal services and much more
full health benefits/room for growth/competitive compensation
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Saint Thomas 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 Ascension Saint Thomas 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.
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.
Ascension Saint Thomas 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.
We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, 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
Known as “Music City”, Nashville is the place to be to hear live music and is home to some of America’s most exciting music attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and approximately 2 million people call the metro area home. The city is a great place to work, live and raise a family. It has an abundance of amazing places to eat and outdoor activities; all with a touch of southern charm. Nashvillians can be found enjoying the Cumberland river or out swimming in one of the many lakes surrounding the city, attending a Titans or Predators game, or eating the Nashville famous hot chicken. Nashville prides itself in its education system and is often called the “Athens of the South” because of the amazing universities in the city such as Vanderbilt or Belmont to name a few. Nashville has more accolades than you can count, but several recent most notable ones include:
Nashville was named one of America's Best Cities for Beer and Brewery Tours, and one of the 10 Best Foodie Vacations in America by TripAdvisor. (June 2018)
Nashville was included in The World's Best Cities 2018 by Best Cities. (March 2018)
The following categories of South's Best 2018 by Southern Living included Nashville: The South’s Best Cities, The South’s Friendliest Cities, The South’s Best Food Cities. (March 2018)
The Nashville Predators were named The Best Franchise in Sports by ESPN. (October 2017)
The Best Big Cities in the U.S. list by Cond Nast Traveler included Nashville. (October 2017)
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, 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.
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
Central Service Tech credentialed from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) obtained within 18 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.
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree 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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