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Ref # 1008-1

August 21, 2014

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager

Description: SpecialtyCare is Your Trusted Career Partner

SpecialtyCare is the premier clinical provider in partnering with hospitals and physicians to provide high performance patient care. SpecialtyCare offers opportunity for continuous learning, growth and career advancement.

  • SpecialtyCare believes in local teams that support local hospitals 
  • SpecialtyCare understands our Associates desire to advance their careers; we offer opportunities for significant growth 
  • SpecialtyCare encourages our associates to utilize our generous annual allowance for Professional Development to attend meetings and conferences 
  • SpecialtyCare offers Tuition Assistance to pursue additional job related college education 

SpecialtyCare is looking for a Sterile Processing Department Manager in the following cities.

  • Pensacola, FL
  • Brooklyn, NY

Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing the account's Central Sterile Processing Program. To maintain a consistent high standard of supplies, assure that the department will meet or exceed the Joint Commission/HFAP requirements and be maintained in a cost-effective manner. Provides leadership and management to staff assigned to account(s).

  • Assures that the standards of operation of the department comply with the standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the state Department of Health, Joint Commission and others. 
  • Directs the overall activities to include labor standards, submits, and monitors the department budget. 
  • Manage all staff to include scheduling, time approval, hiring and corrective action as needed. 
  • Provides a comprehensive departmental orientation to all new personnel and required training to all staff on an ongoing basis. 
  • Develops and implements departmental performance improvement activities and assures ongoing staff participation. 
  • Establishes internal inventory levels and maintains levels in accordance with set standards and in coordination within using units within the hospital; establishes par level stocks and monitors them for proper utilization. 
  • Using independent judgment may effectively recommend the firing, hiring, promotion or discipline under his/her direction. 
  • Participates as an active member of hospital committees as assigned.
  • In coordination with Engineering and ancillary department establishes a preventative maintenance program for Central Sterile Processing equipment and maintains adequate inventory of equipment to meet hospital use requirements. 
  • Maintains continued education in the field of Central Sterile Processing operations and equipment through education, literature and seminars. 
  • Provides instructions and in-service in new products, procedures and equipment in a manner that will identify and prevent resource loss and maintain safety. 
  • Provides training and education to staff to prepare them for the national certification examinations. 
  • Responsible for implementing and reinforcing SpecialtyCare’s Vision, Mission and Values. 
  • Meets with Senior Director, SPD to communicate staffing needs, reports customer satisfaction issues and discuss supply/equipment needs. 
  • Performs other duties and works on special projects as assigned. 

Requirements

  • A college degree or equivalent preferred. 
  • Three years experience in a hospital management position with a minimum of three years as a Central Sterile Processing Technician. 
  • CRCST registration. 

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will.

Apply online at www.specialtycare.net or contact Kimberly Garrott at 615-345-5384 or send resume to kimberly.garrott@specialtycare.net.

Ref # 1007-1

August 21, 2014

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Traveling Manager

Description: SpecialtyCare is Your Trusted Career Partner

SpecialtyCare is the premier clinical provider in partnering with hospitals and physicians to provide high performance patient care. SpecialtyCare offers opportunity for continuous learning, growth and career advancement.

  • SpecialtyCare believes in local teams that support local hospitals 
  • SpecialtyCare understands our Associates desire to advance their careers; we offer opportunities for significant growth 
  • SpecialtyCare encourages our associates to utilize our generous annual allowance for Professional Development to attend meetings and conferences 
  • SpecialtyCare offers Tuition Assistance to pursue additional job related college education 

SpecialtyCare is looking for a Sterile Processing Department Traveling Manager to travel to contracted facilities throughout the U.S. Travel would be 80 to 100%.

Job Summary

As a Sterile Processing Department Traveling Manager you will supervise and manage the transition of SpecialtyCare products, services, and staff at newly contracted or current facilities. Ensure that each step set forth in the SpecialtyCare new Hospital Implementation Plan is completed and that the SpecialtyCare operational model is in place and properly supported by all SpecialtyCare personnel on the site. Achieve targeted quality outcomes and compliance with The Joint Commission standards, SpecialtyCare policies, applicable policies at the account(s) or program(s), and other applicable regulatory requirements.

This position involves extensive travel of 80-100% with heavy customer contact. This position is based on the start-up of newly signed contracts or current accounts that can be located anywhere in the continental U.S. The start-ups will require travel assignments lasting approximately 3-4 weeks each. 

  • Coordinate effective and efficient transition of services at newly contracted facilities.
  • Establishes timelines for project aspects, monitoring the progress of each, and maintaining effective progress.
  • Coordinates completion of site-specific training for all on-site associates.
  • Responsible for coordinating the invoicing process for newly contracted sites.
  • Responsible for issue recognition, identification and application of appropriate resources necessary to resolve issues, status reporting, and overall management of issues through resolution.
  • Works with SPD Manager to coordinate special projects for staff education, record keeping, data collection and quality audits/trending at designated sites.
  • Performs SPD Need Assessments in coordination with Senior Director and Business Development.
  • Performs other duties and works on special projects.
  • Strong service oriented approach in interactions with all customers, both external and internal.

Requirements

  • Minimum three years experience in a hospital management position with a minimum of three years as a Central Sterile Processing Technician.
  • CRCST registration required and CHL preferred within 6 months.
  • Strong service oriented approach in interactions with all customers, both external and internal.
  • Ability to be a team player and build consensus with others to accomplish general objectives while coordinating efforts among multiple groups.
  • Capable of organizing and coordinating ideas aimed at obtaining specific goals. 
  • Can assess situations to develop and implement problem-solving strategies.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and ability to manage workload and achieve results with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to coordinate projects with multiple internal departments.
  • Must be able to influence others through knowledge, communication style, ability, and earned confidence.
  • Requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Must have use of personal automobile for business purposes.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the minimum coverage for personal automobile insurance as required by the State of residence.

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Apply online at specialtycare.net or contact Kimberly Garrott at 615-345-5384 or send resume to kimberly.garrott@specialtycare.net.

Ref # 1006-1

August 18, 2014


Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Project Manager
Shift: Various

Job Summary:

Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated project to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Manage operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Effectively applies SIPS methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimizes SPS exposure and risk on project.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Hires, terms, and takes appropriate corrective action with staff as needed

Mentors team

  • Reports any concerns or potential issues jeopardizing company or client site to COO or President
  • Wears multiple hats and fills in various roles as needed i.e. interim /director manager, educator etc.

Project Accounting

  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a monthly basis.
  • Manages project budget.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
  • Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.

CAREER PATH CORE COMPETENCIES
 
Financial Management

  • Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly.
  • Understands SIPS pricing model and billing procedures.
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.
  • Assures project legal documents are completed and signed.

Business Development

  • Identifies business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project.
  • Leads proposal efforts including completing project scoping and recommendations.
  • Effectively conveys new findings in both written and verbal business development discussions.

Communication

  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
  • Holds regular status meetings with project team.
  • Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news.
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Technical Understanding

  • Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
  • Understands Internet, Intranet, Power Point, Excel, and Word
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of SIPS capabilities.
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES

Leadership

  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor.
  • Manages the development of team by ensuring, when possible, that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests.
  • Inspires subordinates to attain goals and pursue excellence.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
  • Manages the process of innovative change effectively.
  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices.

Teamwork

  • Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
  • Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential.
  • Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
  • Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.
  • Mitigates team conflict and communication problems.
  • Plans and facilitates team activities outside of the office.

Client Management

  • Manages client interaction.
  • Sets and manages client expectations.
  • Develops lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
  • Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives.
  • Looks for and communicate any business opportunities

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Innovator Development

  • Conducts effective performance evaluations and mentors those with less experience through formal channels.
  • Helps team execute career development plans.
  • Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by us.
  • Trains other innovators and clients through both formal and informal training programs.
  • Encourages more junior Innovators to take responsibility for their development within the company.
  • Challenges fellow Innovators to progress toward their professional development goals.

Internal Operations

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
  • Leads internal teams/task forces
  • Approves team members' time and expense reports in a conscientious and timely manner.
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate.
  • Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.

Required Skill

  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Technical Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Planning
  • Professionalism
  • Organization
  • Computer Literacy (word, excel, power point)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent of 10 years of experience in the field

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in training, project management
  • Master’s Degree

Contact:

Starla Triggs
Duncanville, TX 75116
Phone Number: 469-828-3978
Job Email: striggs@sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1005-1

August 18, 2014


Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Surgical Technician - White Plains, NY
Shift: Various

Job Summary:

Surgical technicians are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Surgical Technicians work under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical Technicians possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Job Functions:

Responsible for the smooth functioning of activities during the surgical procedure. This person is garbed in sterile attire and must remain within the sterile field.

  • Knowledgeable of the proposed surgical procedure anticipates the surgeons needs and efficiently carries out instructions by the surgeon, anesthesiologist and circulating nurse.
  • Assists the circulating nurse in the assembly and preparation of all supplies, instruments and equipment required for proposed surgical procedure utilizing physician resource map as a tool.
  • Assists the circulating nurse in the proper opening of sterile supplies onto the sterile field. In this function, the OR technician should be mindful and caution should be taken to avoid the opening supplies which may be unnecessary for the procedure.
  • Checks order and tidiness and proper functioning of suction, lighting, and equipment.
  • Is knowledgeable in the positioning of patient for surgical procedure and assists when indicated.
  • Performs surgical scrub per hospital procedure after removing all jewelry and nail polish. Artificial tips or overlays are prohibited.
  • Prepares drapes, instruments, and sutures on sterile field for efficient delivery of surgical procedure under strict aseptic technique.
  • Visually inspects all instrumentation and operative scopes for proper cleanliness, functioning, and visualization prior to commencement of procedure. Any unusual findings shall be reported to the circulating nurse for corrective action.
  • Performs initial, relief and closing counts with the circulating nurse providing visualization of items counted as per hospital policy.
  • Verifies operative site with circulating nurse.
  • Assists in the gowning and gloving of the surgical team and draping of the sterile field.
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity, safety and efficacy of the sterile field by maintaining constant visualization of the operative field.
  • Responsible for immediately reporting any breaks in aseptic technique and or complications to the circulating nurse so corrective action can be implemented.
  • Limits conversation at the operative field to promote a high level of infection control during procedure.
  • Responsible for the labeling, mixing, and dispensing of all medications/contrast media under the direct supervision of the circulating nurse on a sterile field as indicated by the attending physician.
  • May assist in the cutting of surgical sutures and/or hold Adson forceps during skin stapling upon closure of the operative site under the direct supervision of the attending physician.
  • May irrigate the operative site under the direct supervision of the attending physician.
  • May suction blood and or fluids to provide adequate visualization of the operative field under direct supervision of the attending physician.
  • May suction smoke from artery or laser above the operative field under the direct supervision of the attending physician.
  • May support an extremity to improve visualization of the surgical site under the direct supervision of the attending physician.
  • May hold retractors after placement by the attending physician.
  • Secures all specimens retrieved during operative procedure, notifies the circulating nurse of the identity of the specimen given by the attending surgeon.
  • Continuously cleans surgical instrumentation of gross debris throughout the surgical procedure to assist in proper decontamination postoperatively.
  • Responsible for packing all instruments in their intended container according to hospital policy and procedure. Any broken or damaged instruments must be brought to central sterile for decontamination and delivered to the instrument manager for repair.
  • Assists circulating nurse in cleaning room, assuring that all trash and line is disposed of properly in the appropriate container. No trash or linen is to remain on the floor or Operating Room table.
  • Disassembles suction canisters for proper disposal by environmental services.
  • Verifies the correct labeling and number of surgical specimens with the circulating nurse.
  • Remains in room after operative procedure is completed, assists in transfer of patient to stretcher or bed using proper body mechanics.
  • If surgical procedure is completed and patient is on hold for a space in PACU the scrub technician may leave the operating room suite to assemble the next case set up and equipment, provided the anesthesiologist and circulating nurse remain with the patient.
  • Transports instrumentation and specimens to soiled utility room. All must be contained/covered during transport. Instruments shall be placed inside transport cart. Instruments that will be utilized for a subsequent procedure must be delivered directly to central sterile for immediate decontamination.
  • Specimens must be recorded in log for pathology or bacteriology. If indicated, Formalin should be placed in jar as per policy with specimen. Said jar shall be labeled with patient's name, medical record, and source of specimen, biohazard/formalin label applied, and placed in biohazard bag after assuring lids are secure so that leakage does not occur. Specimen slip shall be in place.
  • Understands and demonstrates the importance of efficiency and time management.
  • Identifies and demonstrates cost containment on each procedure.

SUPPLEMENTAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under direct supervision of R.N., identifies psychosocial needs of patient.
  • Under direct supervision of R.N., interacts with patient using knowledge of psychosocial and emotional needs of patient.
  • Under direct supervision of R.N., positions patient for the surgical procedure utilizing knowledge of special needs based on age of patient.
  • Under direct supervision of R.N., prepares room environment to meet needs of patient.
  • Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. National Surgical Technician certification. Graduate of an accredited operating room technology program. Knowledge of instrumentation and supplies. Previous surgical technician experience in an Operating Room required. Cardiac surgery, orthopedic surgery, trauma, experience preferred.

Contact:

Starla Triggs
Duncanville, TX 75116
Phone Number: 469-828-3978
Job Email: striggs@sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1004-1

August 18, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician IV
Shift: Various

We are searching for Technicians in the following locations.

  • Richmond, VA
  • Loveland, CO
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Milwaukee, WI

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Sterile Processing shift lead, the Sterile Processing Technician IV assists in carrying out the responsibilities for the overall work flow of the shift in Sterile Processing to which he/she is assigned. The Sterile Processing Technician IV will be responsible for the overall coordination of an assigned medical or surgical specialty, the instrumentation and equipment processed for that specialty. Disassemble and decontaminate instruments and equipment in preparation for further processing. Operate and maintain washers/decontaminators, sterilizers, case and code carts, heat sealers, sterilization, biological records and any additional required equipment and machinery.

REQUIRED

  • Certified with 3 plus year of Sterile Processing experience
  • Ability to safely move heavy trays and equipment, lifting up to 50 pounds, stand for an eight hour shift, if necessary
  • Great communication skills, friendly, courteous, and ability to work in a cooperative team manner
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and follow written and oral instructions in the English language

PREFERRED

  • Working knowledge of all areas of SPD, SPD supplies, and prior Operating Room or Sterile Processing experience

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Decontamination

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Transporter

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Asset Management Tracking System

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Case Cart/ Crash Cart/ Patient Care Equipment

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Sterilizers

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Instrumentation

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Other duties as directed

Performs without supervision, all the functions expected of the Sterile Processing Technician II and serves as a resource for all the following functions: accurately assemble basic surgical procedure trays and instrument sets without supervision from a variety of surgical specialties. Operate and maintain washers/sterilizers, steam spray gun, ultrasonic machine, steam and sterrad sterilizers, heat sealers, and any additional required equipment and machinery. Differentiate between steam and sterrad supplies. Package supplies according to specifications and appropriate method of sterilization.

Practice preventative maintenance on all instruments and patient care equipment. This includes understanding the principles of electrical and mechanical safety and working with the bio-medical engineer to ensure safe and properly function equipment. Perform under supervision quality control as required by the standards set by JACHO, AORN, and AAMI on all sterilizes, including biological, chemical, and mechanical monitoring.

Dispense sterile supplies to the appropriate locations in Sterile Storage, OR, ER, LR, etc. Rotate trays and sets to assure proper sterility guidelines are followed. Maintain an accurate instrument count sheet of all surgical sets to be assembled. Inform supervisor of any discrepancies.

*OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in the daily cleaning of the department. Maintains flexibility and perform other related duties as required. Assumes lead role for unit or functional area (e.g. surgical specialty Orthopedics) in the absence of the lead. Identifies, receive approval for, and maintains an ongoing unit specific project (e.g. Sterilization Record monitoring for accuracy).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to assess, identify, and respond to urgent/emergent requests for instruments, supplies, and equipment in an efficient, effective, and appropriate manner.
  • Knowledgeable of and in compliance with all applicable infection control, health and safety policies and procedures as implemented by the department and/or work unit and the Medical Center.
  • Ability to operate fairly complex machinery including washers/decontaminators, ultrasonic washers, surgical power equipment, etc.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique and to apply these principles when carrying out the various assignments in Sterile Processing Services.
  • Ability to meet and maintain required productivity

**The Facility is a non-smoking environment, including the grounds**

Contact:

Starla Triggs
Duncanville, TX 75116
Phone Number: 469-828-3978
Job Email: striggs@sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1003-1

August 15, 2014


Central Sterile Processing Supervisor
Hershey, PA

ABOUT US:

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all. The Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional trauma center. As Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible to coordinate, schedule and provide day-to-day direction to the Central Sterile Processing staff and coordinate activities and monitor usage of instruments and supplies between all areas of Central Sterile Processing, OR's, L&D, ED, floors, labs, on/off site clinics, etc. to increase efficiency and work flow.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • 2 - 3 years’ experience as a sterile processing technician with demonstrated charge abilities
  • Certification as a Sterile Processing Technician required or must obtain within 1 year of hire
  • Must have good supervisory/people management, communication, organizational and computer skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous supervisor experience and strong knowledge of continuous flow and lean process.

SALARY RANGE:

  • $36,899 - $55,744 (based on experience)

To APPLY:
Complete an online application by visiting www.pennstatehershey.org/jobs. Position is posted under the Processional category with the title Central Processing Supervisor.

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Ref # 1002-1

August 10, 2014

Company Name: Salt Creek Surgery Center
Position title: CS Tech (Sterile Processing)
Location: Westmont, Illinois, United States, 60559

Established in 2002, Salt Creek Surgery Center specializes in orthopedics, podiatry, and anesthesiology/pain management, and is managed by DuPage Medical Group, the leading independent multi-specialty group in the Chicago area. With a medical staff of 60, including surgeons, physicians, and podiatrists, our team has transfer agreements with Edward Elmhurst Healthcare, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Accredited by the Joint Commission and located in suburban Westchester, Illinois, we are currently seeking an individual to take our team to even higher levels of excellence.

CS Tech (Sterile Processing)
No holidays, weekends, nights or call
This professional will decontaminate, clean, process, and sterilize supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following established infection and control practices. Reporting to our lead sterilizing tech/nurse director, this individual will ensure proper operation of all sterilizing units prior to use on a daily basis, run biological and chemical tests, and record results in an appropriate log. Key responsibilities include the opportunity to:

  • Load and operate all sterilizers, Sterrad and steam, and general equipment using biological and chemical control tests.
  • Inspect steam autoclaves for signs of malfunction and report them to a supervisor.
  • Process and/or oversee all contaminated instruments and supplies returned to Central Sterilizing.
  • Process all items appropriately using steam sterilization or sterrad.
  • Maintain spore testing on a routine basis and document results.
  • Assist with Processing Department supply charges and other clerical work.
  • Assist with training for new personnel.
  • Apply aseptic techniques in daily work assignments.
  • Perform general cleaning of department surface areas, racks, shelves, and storage areas.
  • Store all supplies and equipment.
  • Perform tray assemblage, packaging, and preparation of supplies for sterilization, and monitor sterility dates.
  • Receive and deliver surgical supplies and fill requisition requests.

Required:

  • Certified Sterilized Process Distribution Technician Certification (CSPDT).
  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and nomenclature of related items and equipment.
  • Knowledge of cleaning and sterilization procedures and techniques.
  • Basic understanding of the Sterilization Department functions and strong regard for technical and minute procedures.
  • Current BLS certification and recertification annually.
  • Basic computer literacy/proficiency.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A high degree of conscientiousness regarding procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well and interact professionally with others under pressure.
  • The ability to accept new ideas and learn new duties.

Preferred:

  • 1+ years of hospital CS experience.
  • Current, valid certification as a CSPDT.

In addition to a competitive salary and a convenient Monday-Friday schedule, we offer a generous benefits package, including company-matched 401(k), comprehensive medical and dental, optional insurance plans, and an environment that fosters career development.

For more information and to apply, visit us online at www.saltcreeksurgerycenter.com and click on Employment Opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Ref # 1001-1

August 10, 2014

Facility-Name: Porter Adventist Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Manager
Shift: Full-time

Description: Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 17,100 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for LifeR Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.

Porter Adventist Hospital - our MagnetR designated, 368- bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation seeks a sterile processing manager to oversee the central processing staff and the 24/7 operations related to the decontamination, processing, sterilization, and delivery service.

Responsibilities include leading, scheduling and training staff while promoting an environment conducive to open communication. Will develop a quality improvement plan, work process standards and performance goals to ensure optimal service delivery and patient care. Certified Registered Technician skills appropriate to level of function plus extensive knowledge of all regulatory guidelines for standards and practices that includes but not limited to AAMI and AORN are essential.

Qualified candidates will have 2+ years in sterile processing. Previous OR and supervisory experience ideal.  

A bachelor’s degree in nursing, business or related field and CBSPD or IAHCSMM certification preferred.

Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer.  

As part of Centura Health Colorado’s largest, integrated health network, you’ll enjoy great people, pay and benefits, along with a supportive team dedicated to our faith-based, non-profit mission to care.

careers.centura.org

Apply now (Search by job #11572) at http://careers.centura.org/job/Denver-Manager-Sterile-Processing-Porter-Adventist-Hospital-Job-CO-80002/80794600/

Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
M/F/D/V


Ref # 1000-1

August 8, 2014

Facility-Name: MedPro Healthcare Staffing
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: 1st and 2nd Shift

Description: Are you an experienced Sterile Processing Technician who is interested in having more career options? 

MedPro Healthcare Staffing offers almost 30 years of experience in the healthcare staffing industry so join our team of quality healthcare professionals and choose from local contract, travel contract and more! 

One of our hospital clients located in Oklahoma is looking for an experienced Sterile Processing Tech to complete an exciting 13 week contract. Below is some information on the assignment:

Start: ASAP
Schedule: 1st and 2nd Shift
At least 2 years experience

MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking several quality sterile processing technicians  for an assignment with one of our top healthcare clients.

As a Tech with MedPro Healthcare Staffing, you are eligible for some of the finest benefits in the industry, including:

  • Immediate access to the industry's best recruiters and health care facilities.
  • Flexible scheduling around your needs.
  • Free private housing or a generous housing allowance.
  • Group health insurance benefits from Aetna Company-paid life and disability insurance.
  • Generous travel reimbursement.
  • Licensure assistance and reimbursement.
  • Matching 401k.
  • Flexible tax advantage plans available.
  • Referral bonus program.
  • Loyalty bonus programs.

To apply for the position, please contact Eric Shafer, eshafer@medprostaffing.com or 954.332.4447

www.medpro.com
Ref # 0999-1

August 6, 2014

Central Sterile Processing Manager
Hershey, PA

ABOUT US:

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all. The Medical Center is a 551-bed Level I regional trauma center. As Central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center and home to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Penn State College of Medicine, we are looked to as a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. We have earned ANCC Magnet Recognition, which confirms our commitment to provide a professional environment that supports staff development and quality patient care.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the management and operations of the Central Sterile Processing Department which provides decontamination and sterilization services to the hospital and clinics. The department supports 34 operating rooms across all major surgical sub-specialties.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalency, plus 2 years of Central Processing experience
  • 1 year of Central Sterile Processing experience in a supervisory or management capacity

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sterile Processing Manager Certification
  • Experience in Lean or Six Sigma process improvement

SALARY RANGE:

  • $74,000 - $111,000 (based on experience)
  • Relocation available to those who qualify

To APPLY:
Complete an online application by visiting www.pennstatehershey.org/jobs

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Ref # 0998-1

August 6, 2014

Facility-Name: St. John's Hospital Springfield, IL
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Educator
Shift: Full Time Day Shift with Great Benefits

Description: Sterile Processing Educator

St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL

Come Join our Innovative Team in a Brand New State -of -the -Art Surgical Center

*OPEN NOW JUNE 2014*

Licensed for 431 beds, St. John’s is a regional medical center serving the Central and Southern Illinois area. St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System, a health care ministry with 13 hospitals and multi-specialty medical groups in Illinois and Wisconsin. St. John’s has more than 3,000 staff members and is one of the largest employers in the Springfield area. The medical staff numbers nearly 700 doctors, podiatrists and dentists. More than 15,000 surgical procedures are performed at St. John’s each year.

Our goal every day, and for everyone, is to provide the inspired care and visionary medicine people can believe in.

The Sterile Processing Educator will plan, design, and monitor procedures for a variety of activities relating to the processing and sterilization of surgical/medical equipment.  This colleague will be responsible for developing a training certification program for sterile processing personnel on the proper techniques in decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and distribution of sterile processing products and services.  This position will provide orientation and ongoing education for Sterile Processing colleagues to meet the national standards and work practice expectations of the department.

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelors in related health field preferred
  • Registered Central Sterile Processing Certification preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge with sterile processing techniques
  • Previous experience in education and team leading in sterile processing required
  • Knowledge of Sterile Processing Data Management systems required

Apply online http://www.hshscareers.jobs/search-jobs.html or email Christina.Stott@hshs.org for more information. 

You can visit https://www.st-johns.org/stjohns/home.aspx to learn more about St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL


Ref # 0997-1

August 6, 2014

Facility-Name: St. John's Hospital Springfield, Illinois *Brand New Surgery Center June 2014*
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: All Shifts (8 hour shifts) Night/ Evening shift differential paid

Description: Ready to join an award winning team in a state-of-the-art surgical center? 

St. John's Hospital has opportunites for Sterile techs, Surg techs, and an SPD Educator to join our team. 

Sterile Processing Technicians work within the Sterile Processing Department to fulfill an integral role in the overall success of the Surgery Department.

Sterile Processing Techs perform various technical procedures to clean, disinfect, test, assemble, wrap, sterilize, store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment to medical/surgical areas. Sterile Processing Techs are required to monitor and document processing activities required of them within their role. 

Other duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set up, wrap/package, and label items for sterilization, i.e. procedure trays, cables, linen packs, etc.
  • Package patient care items that have been high level disinfected and return to appropriate patient care areas.
  • Load, operate, and unload sterilizing equipment, washers, heat sealers, and sonic washers, strictly adhering to department procedures regarding sterilization and aeration parameters.
  • Maintain a clean and organized environment by performing regularly scheduled cleaning and disinfection of sterilizers, carts, shelves, equipment, counters, etc.
  • Performs tasks necessary to prepare and maintain accurate Case Carts.
  • Pulls needed supplies and instruments for cases.
  • Coordinates with operating room staff and procedural staff to ensure that proper supplies for each case are delivered as needed.
  • Maintains optimal levels of patient care surgical supplies and/or equipment.

Sterile Processing Techs must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. 

  • 1 year or more of Sterile Processing experience is highly preferred. 
  • Must achieve Sterile Processing Certification through IAHCSM or CBSPD within 1 year of employment and must maintain certifications while employed. 
  • Must be self-motivated and, through training, be able to understand basic principles of disinfection, sterilization, disease transmission, and aseptic techniques or be formally trained as a Certified Central Service Technician.

Advanced SPD positions available for experienced and industry certified technicians with expert knowledge.

To learn more about St. John's visit:

https://www.st-johns.org/stjohns/home.aspx

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE IF INTERESTED:

http://www.hshscareers.jobs/search-jobs.html

Ref # 0996-1

August 2, 2014

Facility-Name: Synergy Health
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager - Exciting Quality Improvement Projects
Shift: Full Time

Description: Passionate people, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to really implement on-site improvements are what make the SPD Manager position with Synergy Health a great fit for the medical professional looking to make a difference in the quality and efficiency of services.

In this role, your hands on approach will allow you to effectively provide direct supervision, development and evaluation of on-site employees.  Help lead highly visible, action-oriented projects, including monitoring the surgical requirements day to day to ensure the operating room instrumentation is fully equipped and manage employee performance to guarantee they are following procedures correctly. If you are looking for the opportunity to lead a team within a highly successful organization, apply to Synergy Health today!

As our SPD Manager, you will be an integral member of our team working on-site at UF Health in Jacksonville, FL. Your primary responsibility will be managing the overall activities of the Sterile Processing Department including production, people, and customer expectations.  Critical to your success will be your ability to oversee the production of surgical instrumentation, their packaging, sterilization and distribution coupled with serving as the primary contact between the Synergy Health managed SPD and UF Health to ensure that their requirements and expectations are being met. You will ensure that the appropriate resources are available to provide operational and training support for the SPD Department by establishing clear goals and objectives, developing and implementing operational plans while utilizing a systematic approach of continuous process improvements through Lean Six Sigma. Previous sterile processing department management experience and knowledge of the instruments, OR operations/workings, and being able to speak the language of the OR will make you an excellent fit for this position. Your ability to work independently as well as in a hands on team environment, coupled with previous experience in a hospital setting are necessary for a smooth transition into this role. Your meticulous organization and documentation skills will also come into play as you will be working on a variety of projects simultaneously. For the driven SPD Manager with excellent communication skills and a positive, collaborative attitude, this is a fantastic opportunity to really make an impact at Synergy Health!

Synergy Health delivers a range of specialized outsourced services to healthcare providers and other clients concerned with health management.

These services are aimed at supporting our customers to improve the quality and efficiency of their activities, while reducing risks to their patients and clients.

Synergy Health has achieved market leading positions in the following areas:

  • Hospital Sterilization Services (HSS) for reusable medical and surgical equipment
  • Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST) for single-use medical devices and other products
  • Healthcare Solutions (HCS) to manage the patient's environment, specializing in infection control, wound care and surgical products and services
  • Synergy Health Laboratory Services (SHLS) including clinical pathology, toxicology, and microbiological services, together with occupational health programs
  • Synergy Health Pharmaceutical Laboratories (SHPL) for chemical and microbiological analysis
  • Linen Management Services (LMS) for healthcare facilities.

Headquartered in Swindon, UK, Synergy Health has a global presence and employs over 5600 people across the UK & Ireland, Europe & the Middle East, Asia & Africa and the Americas.

Contact:

Jessica Ravotti
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone Number: 877.422.2656 x3
Job Email: jravotti@accolo.com


Ref # 0995-1

August 2, 2014

Facility-Name: The Everett Clinic
Dept-Position: Temp CSSPD Tech
Shift: Temporary

Description: We are currently seeking a temporary CSSPD Technitian for our Kemp Surgery Center at The Everett Clinic. 

Job Description:  Works under indirect supervision to disassemble, clean, assemble, sterilize and store procedure trays, instruments, equipment and supplies according to prescribed procedures and aseptic technique. Completes requests to dispense equipment and supplies and assists in maintaining and processing patient charge records. Maintains department inventory. Maintain required records for Department of Health Survey. 

The Everett Clinic is a nationally recognized, locally owned physician group practice with over 450 providers and more than 1,600 staff.  We provide care to approximately 300,000 patients each year and specialize in more than 40 medical, surgical and diagnostic fields and locations throughout Snohomish County.

Named in recent years as one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and Seattle Magazine’s Best Large Company to Work For in Washington , The Everett Clinic has been the leading health care provider in Snohomish County since 1924.  Our team cares about our patients and each other.  We know how to have fun and when to be serious.  The Everett Clinic represents the best in quality care, quality facilities and advanced technology, but we think you'll find it's the smiles and camaraderie that make it a great place to work. 

Our Core Values:

  • We do what is right for each patient.
  • We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.
  • Our team focuses on value: service, quality & cost.

Please see a complete list of current openings at www.everettclinic.com.

The Everett Clinic offers competitive salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible work schedules and professional growth opportunities.

Work with the best.Join our Team.


Ref # 0994-1

August 2, 2014

Facility-Name: MGA Healthcare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Varied

Description: Sterile Processing Technician (Sacramento)

Compensation: Depends on Experience

Sterile processing technicians are members of operating room teams. They use special equipment to sterilize surgical instruments. The equipment they use may employ chemical means or heat to kill anything that may be harmful on these surgical instruments.

Details:

  • We have several open positions for Sterile Processors in the Sacramento area starting immediately (Sutter, Mercy, VA, County Hospitals, etc.).
  • Candidates MUST HAVE at least one year of paid experience as a Sterile Processor in a healthcare facility (e.g. Hospital or Surgery Center)
  • Candidates must be certified Sterile Processors
  • Monitor inventory and order supplies at appropriate intervals.
  • Disassemble and reassemble instruments, surgical trays or equipment to clean and repair.
  • Decontaminate, process, sterilize, and store equipment and instruments.
  • Deliver sterilized equipment to usage areas.
  • Work with a knowledgeable, friendly staff available 24/7

Contact:

Name: Casey
City: Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone Number: 916-646-3800
Fax Number: 916-646-3150

Job Email: caseyh@mgahealthcare.com


Ref # 0993-1

August 2, 2014

Facility-Name: Synergy Health
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Supervisor - Exciting Quality Improvement Projects
Shift: Full Time

Description: Passionate people, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to really implement on-site improvements are what make the SPD Supervisor position with Synergy Health a great fit for the medical professional looking to make a difference in the quality and efficiency of services.

In this role, you'll work on high-profile projects in a dynamic technical environment.  Help lead highly visible, action-oriented projects, including leading ongoing training for all sterile processing areas in the hospital to ensure best practices. If you are looking for the opportunity to lead a team within a highly successful organization, apply to Synergy Health today!

As our SPD Supervisor, you will be an integral member of our team working on-site at the Hospital in High Point, NC. Your primary responsibility will be ensuring on- time delivery of sterile products to the operating rooms at all times. Critical to your success will be your ability to effectively oversee department operations and staff resources to ensure quality of service, employee engagement, financial budgets, compliance and regulations, and performance goals.

Previous sterile processing department management experience and knowledge of the instruments, OR operations/workings, and being able to speak the language of the OR will make you an excellent fit for this position. Your ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, coupled with previous experience in a hospital setting are necessary for a smooth transition into this role. Your meticulous organization and documentation skills will also come into play as you will be working on a variety of projects simultaneously. For the driven SPD Supervisor with excellent communication skills and a positive, collaborative attitude, this is a fantastic opportunity to really make an impact at Synergy Health!

Synergy Health delivers a range of specialized outsourced services to healthcare providers and other clients concerned with health management.

These services are aimed at supporting our customers to improve the quality and efficiency of their activities, while reducing risks to their patients and clients.

Synergy Health has achieved market leading positions in the following areas:

  • Hospital Sterilization Services (HSS) for reusable medical and surgical equipment
  • Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST) for single-use medical devices and other products
  • Healthcare Solutions (HCS) to manage the patient's environment, specializing in infection control, wound care and surgical products and services
  • Synergy Health Laboratory Services (SHLS) including clinical pathology, toxicology, and microbiological services, together with occupational health programs
  • Synergy Health Pharmaceutical Laboratories (SHPL) for chemical and microbiological analysis
  • Linen Management Services (LMS) for healthcare facilities.

Headquartered in Swindon, UK, Synergy Health has a global presence and employs over 5600 people across the UK & Ireland, Europe & the Middle East, Asia & Africa and the Americas.

To apply for this position or to refer someone you know, please use our online application managed by Accolo: 

https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/High_Point/North_Carolina/Sterile_Processing_Department_Supervisor/339703775/job.htm?sourcetype=1

Ref # 0992-2

July 31, 2014

Facility-Name: UW Hospital and Clinics
Dept-Position: Central Services - Sterile Processing Tech
Shift: Evenings, 3:00pm to 11:30pm. Weekend rotation required.

Description: Who we are: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is a 566 bed facility that ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. Frequently cited in publications listing the nation's best health care providers, UW Hospital and Clinics is recognized as a national leader in fields such as cancer treatment, pediatrics, ophthalmology, surgical specialties and organ transplantation.

Job Summary: The UWHC Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) Associate is an entry level position responsible for learning and performing effective and efficient decontamination, cleaning, sterilization, and reprocessing of patient equipment, surgical instruments, and medical supplies in support of all hospital and clinical areas.  Working under the guidance of supervisors, senior workers and more experienced staff, the SPT Associate will gain the knowledge and skills to work independently in all job functions.  This position performs under direct supervision.

Qualifications:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

2. Certification by CBSPD as a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician or IAHCSMM as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician is preferred.

3. Excellent communication, customer service, human relations and interpersonal skills.

4. Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and self motivated to complete duties in a timely manner.

5. Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.

6. Basic mechanical ability.

7. Ability to follow instructions.

8. Basic mathematical skills.

9. Basic judgment and logic skills. 

10. Knowledge of and ability to follow safety principles.

11. Knowledge of the calendar.

12. Ability to differentiate colors.

13. Attention to detail and ability to stay on task

14. Physical Requirements: Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

How to apply: Please visit our website at www.uwhealth.org/careers to submit an online application. You can find the job by searching "Sterile Processing Tech" in the keywords box or by searching job opening ID number 111685. We will be filling 12 positions with this job title and schedule.


Ref # 0991-1

July 31, 2014

Facility-Name: Methodist Healthcare System
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department - Supervisor Sterile Processing - Sterile Processing (Nights)
Shift: Nights

Description: Excellence isn’t just a word at Methodist Healthcare System. It’s what drives our staff each day and what makes us the most preferred healthcare provider for San Antonio and its surrounding counties. As San Antonio grows, so do we. In fact, we’re looking to expand our teams with exceptional professionals like you as we build for our future.

Supervisor Sterile Processing - Sterile Processing (Nights)
(Job Number: 02531-51559)

The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Supervisor is responsible for the provision of re-usable sterile products in all areas for use in the hospital. The Supervisor directs all activities in SPD, orienting and directing shift team members. The Supervisor ensures all SPD equipment & records are in compliance with governing agencies standards. Consistently follows the National Standards and Recommended Practices for Sterilization, supplies, and equipment and promotes collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, department heads, and personnel of other departments. Adheres to national and state standards, regulatory requirements and hospital department policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises personnel to work allocation, orientation and training, interviewing, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance and ensuring employee output.
  • Collaborates with physicians, Registered Nurses and Surgical Technicians to serve in support role within OR.  Responsible for supplies, instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical cases. Collaborates with OR board runner to ensure appropriate instrumentation is available for cases.
  • Assesses process for distribution of sterilized supplies and coordinates with areas involved to improve frequency distribution and monitors for effectiveness
  • Maintains Process Improvement and Sterile Processing Attendance Records. Maintains SPD record documentation as required by regulation and Hospital policy.
  • Maintains a safe work environment by setting standards for staff use of universal precautions, personal protective equipment, and appropriate monitors.
  • Facilitates minimization of immediate use sterilization through heightened focus on the surgery schedule. Monitors productivity and quality and identifies areas for improvement.

Qualifications:

As our ideal candidate, you must support the Methodist Healthcare System mission and vision as well as possess:

Education - ALL of the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • New hires as of 01/01/2013 must have ONE of the following:
  • Graduate of a formal sterile processing technology program
  • Graduate of a formal surgical technologist program
  • Three (3) years of experience in a sterile processing technician role
  • OR surgical technologist role.

Experience: New hires as of 01/01/2013 must have three (3) years experience in a sterile processing technician role AND/OR surgical technologist role.

Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

Preferred: Graduate of accredited Sterile Processing Program or Surgical Technology program

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

Effective 01/01/2013: Certified Sterile Processing Technician (CSPDT) from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (formerly NICHSPDP).  Current SPD Supervisors have until 12/01/2013 to obtain certification.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume to Monica.Nieto@MHShealth.com or apply online at: 
https://hca.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=02531-51559&lang=en&sns_id=gmail

Methodist Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ref # 0990-1

July 29, 2014

Facility-Name: Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department - Supervisor Sterile Processing - Sterile Processing (Evening)
Shift: Evenings

Description: Excellence isn’t just a word at Methodist Healthcare System. It’s what drives our staff each day and what makes us the most preferred healthcare provider for San Antonio and its surrounding counties. As San Antonio grows, so do we. In fact, we’re looking to expand our teams with exceptional professionals like you as we build for our future.

At Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, we are celebrating our fifth. As we’ve grown over the last few years, we continue to build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others.

Supervisor Sterile Processing - Sterile Processing (Evenings)
(Job Number: 03132-53417)

The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Supervisor is responsible for the provision of re-usable sterile products in all areas for use in the hospital. The Supervisor directs all activities in SPD, orienting and directing shift team members. The Supervisor ensures all SPD equipment & records are in compliance with governing agencies standards. Consistently follows the National Standards and Recommended Practices for Sterilization, supplies, and equipment and promotes collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, department heads, and personnel of other departments. Adheres to national and state standards, regulatory requirements and hospital department policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises personnel to work allocation, orientation and training, interviewing, staff development, problem resolution, evaluating performance, making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance and ensuring employee output.
  • Collaborates with physicians, Registered Nurses and Surgical Technicians to serve in support role within OR. Responsible for supplies, instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical cases. Collaborates with OR board runner to ensure appropriate instrumentation is available for cases.
  • Assesses process for distribution of sterilized supplies and coordinates with areas involved to improve frequency distribution and monitors for effectiveness
  • Maintains Process Improvement and Sterile Processing Attendance Records. Maintains SPD record documentation as required by regulation and Hospital policy.
  • Maintains a safe work environment by setting standards for staff use of universal precautions, personal protective equipment, and appropriate monitors.
  • Facilitates minimization of immediate use sterilization through heightened focus on the surgery schedule. Monitors productivity and quality and identifies areas for improvement.

Qualifications:

As our ideal candidate, you must support the Methodist Healthcare System mission and vision as well as possess:

Education - ALL of the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • New hires as of 01/01/2013 must have ONE of the following:
  • Graduate of a formal sterile processing technology program
  • Graduate of a formal surgical technologist program
  • Three (3) years of experience in a sterile processing technician role
  • OR surgical technologist role.

Experience:  New hires as of 01/01/2013 must have three (3) years experience in a sterile processing technician role AND/OR surgical technologist role.

Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

Preferred: Graduate of accredited Sterile Processing Program or Surgical Technology program

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

Effective 01/01/2013: Certified Sterile Processing Technician (CSPDT) from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (formerly NICHSPDP).  Current SPD Supervisors have until 12/01/2013 to obtain certification.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume to Monica.Nieto@MHShealth.com or apply online at: https://hca.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=03132-53417&lang=en&sns_id=gmail

Methodist Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ref # 0989-1

July 29, 2014

Facility-Name: Millennium Healthcare of Clifton
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Technician
Shift: Per Diem

Description: We are looking for a flexible per-diem certified CSPD technician for a small 2 room surgical center in Clifton, NJ. Per-diem hours would range from approximately 4pm-9pm on Wednesdays or until surgeries are completed, whichever is sooner. This will not be every Wednesday. The instruments to be cleaned would involve arthroscopes and orthopedic instruments. We have one washer and one sterilizer.   

Contact:

Michele Miller
925 Clifton Avenue Suite 201
Clifton, NJ
Phone Number: 9732497700
Fax Number: 973-249-7700

Job Email: michele.miller@empiresurgicalcenter.com


Ref # 0988-1

July 27, 2014

Facility-Name: Mon General Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Team, Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: full time

Description: Sterile Processing Technicians New Competitive Pay!

Are you looking for a new Sterile Processing opportunity, Mon General Hospital currently has full-time Technician opportunities available. Sterile Processing Technicians are responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing medical supplies.

Position requires completion or current enrollment in Central Service/Sterile Processing/Surgical Technician course or 3 years of Sterile Processing experience.

Operating Room experience and Central Service or Certified Surgical Tech certification preferred.

We offer an outstanding benefits package, on- site childcare, tuition reimbursement, cafeteria discount and much more.  For immediate consideration apply on-line at:  www.mongeneral.jobs.

EOE


Ref # 0987-3

July 27, 2014

OR Equipment/Instrument Coordinator

Outstanding in BKLYN

Maimonides Medical Center is an award winning full service academic medical center serving the health care needs of the 2.5 million residents of Brooklyn – New York City’s largest borough.

We are currently seeking full time OR Equipment/Instrument Coordinator. In this role, you will coordinate equipment and supplies between the surgical suites, Materials Management, Biomedical Engineering and Plant Management; ensure that preventive maintenance is carried out according to schedule; assist OR Materials Manager in ensuring that correct equipment, instrumentation and supplies are available to meet OR schedule; and assists in developing OR capital budget.

Qualified candidates will have High school degree or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years of experience in health care materials management, preferably in an OR setting.

We offer a competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Please email resume to: mcalemine@maimonidesmed.org. EOE

MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER
The right care. Right here.

MMCBROOKLYN.ORG


Ref # 0981-3

July 2, 2014

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Certified Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: 3-11p; 11-7a

Description: The Medical University of South Carolina’s Medical Center has an immediate opening for a Certified Sterile Processing Technician who is responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing, and sterilization of instruments used throughout the institution, utilizing infection and safety practices during all phases of the process.

$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS !!!!

A high school diploma and one year experience or training within a sterile processing department; or graduation from an accredited Sterile Processing or Surgical Technician program with certification in sterile processing from an accredited certifying agency required. Certification in sterile processing from an accredited certifying agency required.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a progressive environment. All interested applicants should complete an on-line application at www.muscjobs.com. Please reference job # A141946.

http://www.applymuscjobs.com/postings/7582

Promoting Workplace Diversity

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ref # 0977-2

June 28, 2014

Facility-Name: Integrated Medical Systems (IMS)
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Manager/ Clinical Operations Manager
Shift: 1st

Description: *** Please apply by going to www.imsready.com and clicking 'Careers' 

Requisition Number: 14-0041
Post Date: 4/29/2014
Title: Clinical Ops Manager
City: Denver
State: CO

Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. - IMS addresses the readiness and the flow of surgical instruments from the central sterile department through the operating room suite, helping to build a bridge between the two. IMS has developed proven programs for instrument care, repair, restoration, education, minimally invasive surgical support and central sterile department processes.

We are currently seeking to hire  for the position of Clinical Operations Manager.

We’re looking for someone with a strong knowledge of the industry, proven interpersonal skills, solid communication, high drive and energy, and the ability to build relationships within a facility.

Experience the pride and prestige of working with a successful company committed to first class service offerings. Again, successful leadership of building and maintaining relationships is essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates complete understanding of Central Sterile Processing Management (CSPM) and Surgical Endoscopy Solutions(SES) processes and the ability to manage, train and implement in a contracted facility.
  • Develops and enforces the implementation of policies, new processes, procedures, product conversions, new services and programs in conjunction with the contract and IMS to improve client service.
  • Implements an efficient means of communicating with contracted facility, IMS employees, and IMS management to ensure quality. Conducts regularly scheduled meetings with contracted facility management to provide timely updates of project objectives and resolve any barriers. Conducts meetings with IMS employees on a regular basis to communicate timely updates of project objectives and resolve any barriers.
  • Interview, hire and assists with training, coaches and disciplines employees to meet company objectives and customer requirements. Direct manages personnel of contracted facility if outsourced.
  • Provides weekly updates to DSPW and submits to IMS Corporate in a timely manner.
  • Reviews/updates the implementation plan weekly to ensure target dates are met and barriers identified.
  • Abides by all company and contracted facility safety and health policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains professional relationships with all contracted facilities departments, as necessary and within contractual guidelines, to ensure effective, efficient support to the patient caregivers as it relates to the scope of the contract.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of the facility contract and the project implementation plan.

Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience as an SPD Manager/Supervisor preferred.

Certificates/ Licenses/ Registrations:

  • Must currently have certification as a Central Sterile Technician or obtain certification within the first six months of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • IMS offers a competitive benefit package for all eligible employees and their eligible dependents. For more information, please visit the benefits page on our website. 

http://www.imsready.com/careers/careers_benefits.aspx

EOE M/F/D/V
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