HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Central Sterile Technician II in Thornton, Colorado

Why Choose North Suburban? • North Suburban has beautiful new ORs thanks to a multimillion dollar investment two years ago • North Suburban will transition from a Level III to a Level II trauma center in the next year, providing the opportunity to work on exciting, life-changing trauma cases, in addition to elective cases, and be part of helping to shape this transition during 2015 • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 4 years in a row – only 1 of 2 in Colorado hospitals to achieve this recognition the last four years • Received The Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center Recertification • Received the top rating (an “A”) on the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety score in Fall 2014 survey • Received Chest Pain Accreditation through the Society of Chest Pain Centers • Honored by March of Dimes for having zero elective deliveries before 39 weeks • Honored with the “Excellence in Patient Care” award by the Studer Group in recognition of our consistent performance in top-quality patient care • Ranked one of the top five safest hospitals in the Denver area by a Consumer Reports study on several safety measures

Position Summary:The Surgical Instrument Technician will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform work processes of the department including decontamination, processing, sterilization and distribution of instruments, trays and supplies to the Operating Room and other Patient Care Departments in the hospital. The Surgical Instrument Technician is experienced in all aspects of steam and chemical sterilization. The Surgical Instrument Technician may rotate to other than his/her normally assigned department and will perform only those duties for which he/she has demonstrated competency. The Surgical Instrument Technician performs delegated duties consistent with his/her scope of practice.

Position Requirements:

*Licensure/Certification/Registration: *National or State Central Sterilecertification required.

*Education: *Central Sterile technical training course preferred.

*Experience: *1-2 years experience as a Central Sterile Technician is preferred.

*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: *Demonstrates good organizational skills and adheres to all departmental patient safety initiatives. Performs procedures accurately and displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Central Sterile Technician II

Location: Colorado-Thornton-North Suburban Medical Center

Requisition ID: 03192-73937