Job ID: 316049

Surgical Instrument Technician

Jacksonville, Florida


We Are Hiring

Surgical Instrument Tech, Sterile Processing Southside

5pm-1:30am (Monday through Friday)


Now is a great time to join our dedicated, highly skilled Sterile Processing team at Ascension St. Vincent’s Southside!


As a Surgical Instrument Tech, you will inspect, assemble and evaluate all surgical instruments and instrument sets to ensure proper sterilization, completeness of set, and to determine need for repair/replacement.


Key Responsibilities:

Perform decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization containers and equipment according to established protocols.

Inspect instruments, equipment and containers to assure cleanliness and proper functioning.

Correct instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.

Maintain proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts.


What you will need:  

High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Central Service Tech credentialed from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). 

BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
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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