Providence Torrance Jobs

Job Information

Providence Central Supply Tech II in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Central Services Tech II (Full time/Evening shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

Please uploadr current resume

W are seeking a Central Services Tech II who will process, sterilize equipment and instrumentation. The Tech II will issue and receive supplies and equipment according to established procedures and maintains an accurate inventory to reflect a real-time status. The Tech II will be responsible for receiving and responding to all calls for product, equipment and supplies.

In this position you will:

  • Central Services - Materials

  • Receive and issue internal orders for stock and non-stock items insuring that:

  • Order are delivered in a timely manner. Minimum order quantities are met

  • Order for emergencies are expedited immediately to ensure patient care needs are met

  • Assist with the maintenance of the computerized inventory control system, so that it accurately reflects activity in real time as needed

  • Provide effective communication with departments served concerning late deliveries, substitutes, and back orders

  • Work with Central staff personnel to review daily discrepancies of inventory

  • Assist with annual physical inventory

  • Assist or relieve co-workers during illness or vacations

  • All products, equipment, and supplies must be delivered with-in 10 minutes of a call, stats must be delivered immediately

  • Central Service - Sterilization

  • Insure that the processing system for instrumentation is maintained, inspections are done, policies are followed in conjunction with the Central Service Lead on a daily basis

  • Insure that sterilization logs, records, biologics, tapes and books are updated and accurate on a daily basis

  • Lowest Unit of Measure support (LUM)

  • Inventory medical supply carts in the Hospital and replenishes supplies upon delivery of product from consolidated warehouse

  • Pull medical product for LUM from CS inventory on weekends

  • Conduct inventory via handheld scanner and data will be downloaded into Meditech at designated download station

  • Documentation/Information Management

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the Hospital Information System (Meditech)

  • Leadership/Supervision

  • Staffing levels require Tech II's to occasionally work in the department by themselves while other staff is out making hospital rounds. They must be able to prioritize tasks themselves

  • Assist with special projects as assigned by Central Services Supervisor and/or Distribution Manager

  • Development

  • Demonstrate interest in self-improvement and professional development by attending classes, workshops, and seminars

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and shift supervisors to provide continuity of information and care on all shifts

  • Performance Improvement

  • Adhere to and support unit objective consistent with the hospital's strategic plan, Mission Effectiveness, hospital CORE Values, and Materials Management goals and objectives

  • Budgetary

  • Maintain equipment issued to floors insuring that they are replaced, collected and issued in accordance with practices to limit damage and loss as well as provide safe equipment for patient care


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must have successfully completed a recognized Central Service Technician course and keep Continuing Education Units (CEU) updated and on file

  • 2 years experience in Central Service

  • Experience in general office practices and procedures, purchasing practices, business ethics and prudent buyer concepts

  • Knowledge of computerized inventory management

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people served

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledge of Sterilization procedures to include all state regulations, CDC recommendations, and ARON standards

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 276125