Why We Like Working at Chippenham Hospital
Chippenham Hospital is seeking an experienced Central Sterile Technician who is ready to apply their skills to our family! Apply today for immediate consideration!
Chippenham Hospital, a 466-bed acute care facility, is located on the Southside of Richmond, a short drive from the beautiful, outdoor Stony Point Fashion Park, offering an abundance of shops, restaurants, and even a dine-in movie theater. Chippenham Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63 rd on Fortune's 500, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
The Joint Commission awarded Chippenham Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip and knee replacement and surgical care . We are also a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Level II Trauma Center , which means we provide fast, skilled care in life's most difficult moments.
With the Hansen Sensei X Robotic Cardiac Catheter System , and the orthopedic MAKOplasty® Robotic Arm for Total Hip and Partial Knee Replacement , we boast the most innovative robotic surgical procedures in multiple specialties that you will find in the region, including:
Breast diseases, Diseases of the colon, Esophageal disease, Diseases of the spleen, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease - GERD , Pancreatic disease, Endocrine pathology (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery), Abdominal wall conditions (inguinal hernia and ventral hernia), Diseases of the stomach and appendix, Gastrointestinal oncology, Hepatobiliary disease (gall bladder and liver), Melanoma and other skin cancers (including sentinel node biopsy), Heart Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
CENTRAL STERILE TECHNICIAN CHALLENGES AND TASKS
*1. The CSS Technician is responsible for receiving, cleaning, processing, assembly and distribution of medical supplies, equipment and surgical instruments.
*2. The CSS Technician is responsible for acquiring, distributing and charging for all disposable supplies and patient rental equipment.
*3. Prepares, assembles and packages all medical equipment and instruments for surgery and other hospital departments including the restocking of code carts and isolation carts using exchange cart system.
*4. Sterilizes all reusable equipment, supplies and instrumentation, and maintains and operates Central Sterile equipment.
*5. Handles, transports, and stores sterile equipment, instruments, and supplies and pulls supplies and instruments for surgical cases using case cart system.
6. Helps direct workflow in Central Sterile Supply, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines for the department.
*THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.
Required: High school diploma or GED.
Preferred: Completion of Central Sterile Supply certification program. Certified Central Sterile Technician.
Required: 1-2 years of experience in Central Sterile Supply.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom