Providence Health & Services Specialist - Clinical Support Services in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Specialist - Clinical Support Services (Medical/Surgical Dept, Variable Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska.

The Specialist of Clinical Support Services provides oversight and processes instruments for sterilizing, responsible for organizing and maintaining all sterile instruments and packs and responsible for maintaining the sterile processing area.

In this position you will:

  • Effectively manage the sterilization process. This includes OR packs, ER, general nursing area and delivery instruments and packs, as well as special packs and other necessary instruments and for flashing instruments in the OR.

  • Prepare and assemble equipment and supplies necessary for scheduled and emergency surgical procedures.

  • Work with physicians and clinical team to set up patients and perform testings.

  • Ensure that inventory levels for assigned areas on stock items and forms are consistently held at a level that facilitates adequacy of supplies and at the same time, maintains an optimal inventory turnover ratio and rotates outdated stock.

  • Demonstrate understanding of and carry out individual resident's care according to Standards of Care and the Residents Daily Care Plan.

  • Need to work calmly in high stress situations such as during a code, assisting with minor and major emergency visits, setting up for a Labor and Delivery and assisting with the body of the deceased.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a basic nursing assistant course approved by the Alaska State Board of Nursing

  • Current unencumbered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the State of Alaska

  • Valid State of Alaska Driver’s license

  • 3 years of experience as a CNA

  • Experience in purchasing, including inventory control

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified and Registered as a Central Service Technician (CRCST)

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinics/Medical Group

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 190466