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Providence Health & Services Central Services Technician in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Central Service Technician (Full Time/Variable S hift) to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

We are seeking a Central Service Technician who will report to the Central Service Manager or Supervisor in their absence, this position maintains a supply delivery service to all departments directly connected to patient care. Collect and enters patient charges for established departments/units. Use established purchasing practices to maintain department inventory and supplies. Perform cleaning and disinfecting duties

In this position you will:


  • Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect

  • Support and participates in activities that foster customer service

  • Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate


  • Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education

  • Attend and successfully completes general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements

  • Participate actively in department staff meetings

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications

  • Demonstrate knowledge and performs work that is consistent with established age-specific policies and procedures, including but not limited to, selection of appropriate sizes, flow rates, etc ... when issuing supplies, or completing surgical procedure trays. Communicates pertinent age-specific information to all clients when needed. Communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations: Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric

  • Count supply carts according to established par levels on a daily basis. Notes or records supply deficit

  • Rotate and replaces out dated materials as required

  • Collect patient charge cards from nursing units

  • Stamp patient information on patient charge cards and replaces on nursing units

  • Receive supply requests through the O.C. Computer System, fills and delivers supplies needed

  • Receive, tag, and put away incoming supplies in designated area

  • Distribute supplies and equipment to units in a timely fashion

  • Keep a log of outgoing stock to help maintain inventory in the department

  • Order rental equipment or orthopedic supplies from outside vendors and maintains a log of such transactions

  • Enter data of Central Service supplies used from the issue logbook into the IMMS computer system

  • Order supplies and special orders needed for Central Service using the IMMS computer system

  • Charge patients for supplies used through the O.C. Computer System

  • Perform pick-ups of soiled and discontinued equipment

  • Decontaminate equipment using hospital approved germicide and returning equipment to proper area

  • Enter incoming and outgoing CAMS # into DME computer system

  • Receive orders and stocks floor supplies on an ongoing basis

  • Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • RCST or CRCST from professional organization/association. (IACSHMM, et al.)

  • (1) One year in an acute care facility

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 255660