Instrument Technician in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Instrument Technician

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Eves 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Nursing Support • Job ID: 333823

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Introduction

Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Instrument Technician? At Methodist Hospital, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Instrument Technician like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Seeking an Instrument Technician who will be responsible for the decontamination, preparation and sterilization of supplies, instruments and equipment. As an Instrument Technician you will effectively maintain the National Standards and Recommended Practices for Sterilization, supplies, and equipment. You will also promote collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, department heads, and personnel of other departments. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you. We want you to apply now!

What You Will Do In This Role:

· You will clean department and sets up workstations according to department standards (in accordance with AORN and AAMI).

· You will demonstrate competence in selecting the appropriate chemical solutions for sterile processing washers, operation of washers and contaminated reusable surgical instruments.

· You will identify tray type by contents of instrument tray. Identifies instruments that do not function properly and replaces or reports instruments that need repair or that are missing.

· You will select appropriate packing material according to type of sterilization techniques to be used. You will also label sterilized products with identification, and sterilization indicators as in accordance with AORN and AAMI recommendations.

· You will maintain the integrity of sterilized packages when loading sterilization carts and after initial cool down period.

· You will perform high-level disinfection using established policies and procedures as required.

What Qualifications You Will Need:

    ·High school diploma or GED equivalent

    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

    Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

    As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Instrument Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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