Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That’s why we’re looking for health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We’re looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We’re looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.
Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides support to the operating room through the timely, accurate, and safe processing of instrumentation and equipment used in the direct care of the surgical patient. Working under the direct supervision of the Lead Tech – Central Sterile, organizes, inventories, and distributes instruments, supplies, equipment, and implants. Does not assume an independent assignment. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives in collaboration with other health team members. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
PROVISION OF SERVICES
Prepares instruments, supplies, and equipment from decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and distribution. Demonstrates both knowledge and technical expertise regarding sterile processing.
Available to surgery staff for immediate procedure needs for reprocessing of instruments, equipment, and supplies to facilitate rapid room turnover.
Serves as a resource to surgery staff for instrument, supply, and equipment needs.
Collaborates with Instrument Room Supervisor and Materials Management Resource Coordinator to obtain and maintain adequate instrument equipment and supply inventory.
Updates and maintains accurate instrument count sheets.
SAFETY – Meets all regulations from AAMI, AORN, OSHA, CDC, and JC.
WHAT DO OUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES VALUE AT NWTHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working at NWTHS is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.’ Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Sterile processing and distribution certification preferred
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
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