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Ref # 1061-1

December 19, 2014

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

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 Supervisor in the following cities:

  • Lexington/Columbia, SC

Job Summary

Supervises Central Services Department, interprets policies, procedures, standards and regulations as is appropriate to personnel/nursing and medical staff. Performs duties of the Sterile Processing Technician as necessary. 

  • Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves. 
  • Assist in investigation of problem areas or complaints concerning intra-and interdepartmental operation. 
  • Load autoclaves in prescribed manner and set controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized. 
  • Complete appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization, read and initials and incubates biologicals. 
  • Verifies autoclave graph and sterilizer printout verify that all requirements have been met. 
  • Assemble all instrument procedure trays, packs, supply carts following prescribed manner using protocol content lists as a guide, mark items with identifying data and distribute or store in designated areas. 
  • Dispense products requested by verbal, written or telephone requisitions for equipment and supplies. 
  • Identify and assign priority to emergency requisitions and required supplies and equipment based on knowledge of procedure requested. 
  • Disassemble and clean equipment-using detergents, reassemble equipment and operate to test for proper functioning. 
  • Disassemble and clean procedure trays and instruments using detergent following the prescribed procedures. Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray. 
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray. 
  • Obtain, complete and submit all inter- and intradepartmental forms following the prescribed manner to verify appropriate work assignments. 
  • Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling of sterilized, clean materials and equipment. 
  • Perform other related duties as required such as examining sterilization/expiration dates, reporting inoperable equipment, making visual inventory inspections to maintain adequate levels of stock and supplies 
  • Test effectiveness of autoclaves by assembling and placing culture spore tests and total air removal tests in autoclaves 
  • Check all autoclaves for proper working condition and correctly dated graphs. 
  • Process patient charges, trace lost or incomplete charges and transferred equipment for accurate charges to the patient. 
  • Supports and encourages working a harmonious working relationship within and between departments. 
  • Actively supports group decisions. 
  • Motivates staff/co-workers in a positive manner. 
  • Promotes an environment for interdisciplinary team approach to achieve mission/goals of the hospital and Company. 
  • Ensures all Company policy and procedures are followed. 
  • Exercises independent judgment in coordinating CS with operating room functions and nursing unit/area functions and other user departments in order to provide services promptly and efficiently. 
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • One to 2 years supervisory experience preferred and/or related experience.
  • Previous related medical experience or completion of related medical/science college level courses, certificate or degree is preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must maintain a current registration as a CRCST.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology.

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 # 1060-1

December 19, 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.

  • Lexington/Columbia, SC

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 # 1059-1

December 18, 2014

Institution/Company Name: Texas Health Resources
Position Title: Sterile Processing Technician / Instrument Technician- Full Time / PRN- Plano / Denton
Location: Denton and Plano locations, Texas, United States

Texas Health Resources, a 2014 Becker's Healthcare’s "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare", a 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) Best Places to Work and 2014 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health, is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States.  The Texas Health system includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist family of hospitals.  We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of
consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health is in search of Sterile Processing Technician to join the Central Supply Team at Texas Health Denton and Texas Health Plano.

Texas Health Plano:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. The hospital is a 2008 TAPE recipient, a Level III trauma center, a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, hip and knee Center of Excellence and certified Primary Stroke Center. The hospital has also been named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business.
  • Texas Health Plano is growing and is excited to announce a $33.4 Million Expansion that includes 5 new OR Suites! In addition of the five new operating rooms, bringing Texas Health Plano’s total to 19; the expansion includes a redesigned central sterile area to increase efficiency and workflow for care team members.
  • Full Time (40 hours per week) and PRN (As needed / Variable Shifts) openings

View Texas Health Plano openings and directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1xfk5F5

Texas Health Denton:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987.  As one of the largest employers in Denton County, this facility achieved the Pathway to Excellence designation in 2014 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth.
  • Texas Health Denton’s state-of-the-art facility offers 8 OR suites, 18 pre- and post-procedure area and 3 Endo suites.
  • Full Time (40 hours per week / Variable shifts /  some weekends / some call)

View Texas Health Denton openings and directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1xfkcQN

Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or G.E.D

Preferred Requirements / Qualifications:

  • CSPDT or CRCST Certification preferred
  • Previous Sterile Processing Technician experience strongly desired

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Perform sterile processing responsibilities in accordance with unit standards on all assigned procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tray arrangement, instrumentation handling and inspection, and appropriate packaging for all services and modes of sterilization.
  • Display ability to identify, record and retain all documentation regarding assembly and sterilization of equipment and instrumentation as required by the department policies and procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge and make appropriate decisions to discard or clean and decontaminate all items returned to the department for processing according to policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to department policies and procedures regarding vendor instruments being received from or returned to the provider company.
  • Follow unit policies related to sharps, sponges and instrumentation.
  • Practice standard precautions.
  • Follow unit policy related to appropriate surgical attire.
  • Accept responsibility to identify and solve equipment problems and report to the manager or designee and appropriate repair department.
  • Keep work environment neat and clean.
  • Returns instruments, equipment and supplies correctly to appropriate locations following sterilization.
  • Work to retrieve contaminated items and return processed items to the non-surgical services departments as required by the department policies and procedures.
  • Act independently and guide workflow in the absence of Lead technician.
  • Monitor appropriate set, instrument and assembly workstation inventory levels.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

View all of Texas Health’s Sterile Processing openings in the Dallas – Ft. Worth area @ http://bit.ly/1xfkg35

***Texas Health requires an online application for each position of interest***

Why Texas Health Resources?

Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX.  We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits.  Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve".  A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:

  • A 2014 Becker's Healthcare’s "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
  • 2013 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from Quality Texas Foundation, being the only health care entity selected and the largest health system to be recognized in the award’s 20-year history
  • In 2014, named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation's "Most Wired" health care systems for the 14th time in 16 years
  • 2014 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1 for the 2nd consecutive year )
  • A 2013 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work (ranked #1) and 2013 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work (ranked #5)
  • 2014 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles by the National Business Group on Health (marking the fifth year THR has received this award)

Texas Health provides an environment for optimal success and we pride ourselves on providing eligible employees with a variety of great benefits which include:

  • Matching 401 (K) plan, Flex Spending Accounts and a Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness and Career Development Programs and Adoption Assistance
  • Competitive compensation packages / Relocation Coach
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees
  • Life, AD&D and Long Term Care Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • On-site Child Care and Fitness Centers (at select locations)

Join us on LinkedIn @ http://linkd.in/TXHealthResources

Like us on Facebook @ http://on.fb.me/TexasHealthCareers

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: “Sterile Processing Technician”, “Sterile Processing Tech”, “Instrument Technician”, “Instrument Tech”, “Sterile Tech”, CSPDT, CRCST, “Sterile Processing”, “Central Supply”, “Central Sterile”, Sterilization

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/cj7tymw


Ref # 1058-1

December 13, 2014

Facility-Name: Carle Foundation Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Evening and Night Shifts

Description: Interested in a fast-paced medical career that allows for continuous learning and the ability to directly impact patient care? Carle Foundation Hospital is seeking full time Sterile Processing Technicians to fill evening and nighttime openings. Technicians clean, package and sterilize instrumentation used in surgical procedures.  Previous SPD or Surgical Tech experience is preferred but not required.  Candidates must have basic data entry skills and the ability to lift 25 lbs.

Carle offers full time employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for training and advancement, tuition assistance, and much more!  Salary starts at $11.01 per hour; final pay based on experience.

For more information and to apply online visit us at www.carle.org/careers

EOE- M/F/Disabled/Vet


Ref # 1057-1

December 12, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Ft. Myers FL/ Richmond, VA/ Westchester County, NY/ Poughkeepsie, NY
Shift: Rotating/ Various Shifts

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

*Please email your resume to striggs@sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1056-1

December 12, 2014

Facility-Name: St. Helena Hospital/Sterile Processing Department
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Tech
Shift: Full Time

Description: Do you want to make a difference in people's health? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Consider joining the Adventist Health network and Live Younger, Longer! We are looking for excellent candidates to join our Sterile Processing team.

The Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) is responsible for the daily operations of the sterile processing department including the assembly, decontamination, inspection, preparation, packaging, sterilization, storage and distribution of surgical instruments. The SPT must be knowledgeable in infection control principals and practices and have a thorough understanding of applicable accreditation and regulatory standards.

The SPT must be able to work independently and possess critical thinking/assessment skills to be able to interpret quality testing results, plan/prioritize workload to accommodate tray needs, and trouble shoot issues as they arise.

  • Collects, decontaminates, inspects, and sterilizes surgical instruments.
  • Assembles trays, basin sets, packages, instruments and equipment and prepares items for sterilization.
  • Decontaminates, restocks and assembles case carts and surgical trays.
  • Ensures specialty carts are stocked and ready for immediate use.
  • Performs quality control through routine testing and cleaning to assure sterilization equipment and instruments are functioning properly.
  • Inspects equipment, instruments, and packaging for cleanliness, defects and/or malfunctions.
  • Documents sterilization cycle.
  • Labels products with sterilization date.

Contact:

Lisa Barcelo
St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone Number: 707-963-6286
Job Email: lisa.barcelo@ah.org


Ref # 1055-1

December 9, 2014

Health is our business 

Make it yours. At Kaiser Permanente, we realize that it takes more than expert medical care to be one of the nation’s leading health care providers and not- for-profit health plans. It takes advanced technologies, state-of-art facilities, and the people to support them. Come impact your future, and the future of care. Join us in this full-time opportunity in Oakland, California.

Manager, Sterile Processing

In this role, you will manage services and departments in providing patient care equipment and surgical instrumentation reprocessing functions including collection, decontamination, assembly, sterilization, high-level disinfection, and distribution. You will manage the surgical instrument inventory and supplies supporting departmental activities. You will also serve as a subject matter expert and resource for product reprocessing needs. In addition, you will develop and ensure compliance with the departmental budget, manage fixed departmental equipment and plant property, and work collaboratively with other departments and units to ensure efficient, safe, and effective instrument and equipment availability.

Qualifications include:

  • Three years of experience in an acute or ambulatory care sterile processing department
  • Five years of experience in an acute-care sterile processing department preferred
  • One or more years of supervisory experience; three years of progressive supervisory experience preferred
  • One or more years of experience in preparing for local, state, and/or federal survey and/or The Joint Commission
  • A bachelor’s degree in business, manufacturing, health care administration, public health, or health sciences
  • A current Sterile Processing Technician certification from International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
  • Certification in Leadership Certification (CHL) preferred
  • Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) preferred
  • The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Cynthia.T.Hall@kp.org or visit http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 284291. Kaiser Permanente is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

If you would like to hear the Kaiser Permanente story as told by our employees, watch the videos at kp.org/jobs/video. Follow us on twitter.com/KPCareers or visit the KP Careers tab on facebook.com/KPThrive.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

jobs.kp.org

KAISER PERMANENTE

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Ref # 1054-1


November 27, 2014

Facility-Name: UW Hospital & Clinics at The American Center
Dept-Position: Reprocessing Supervisor at The American Center

Summary

UW Health at The American Center is being designed for efficiency while maintaining the same level of quality UW Hospital & Clinics is known for, and a positive patient- and family centered care experience.

With an emphasis on innovation, associates will be expected to try new ways of doing things to be a truly learning organization, focused on evidence-based continuous improvement.  Associates at The American Center should expect an environment in which:

- Compassion, collaboration, integrity, adaptability, and accountability are extremely important

- Associates will be empowered and expected to make decisions at the point of care and will need to possess the judgment and initiative to act independently within clear guidelines

- Workflows will be standardized and associates may be expected to function in more than one role or in combination roles, based on changing patient care needs

One measure of the success of The American center is that associates will view the organization as a great place to work exemplified by trust, pride, and camaraderie.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Perioperative Services-OR, in concert with the UWHC Reprocessing Manager, the Reprocessing Supervisor is responsible for managing the entire range of reprocessing services for The American Center.  The Reprocessing Supervisor will ensure that standards of operation for the department are in compliance with the standards set by regulatory agencies, as well as, UW Health-University Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) cleaning and infection control policies and procedures established by the Medical Director for Infectious disease, in conjunction with UWHC - Director of Materials Management and Distribution. The incumbent will monitor labor standards and budget as well as provide training to associates within the area of responsibility and for cross training initiatives.  

The Reprocessing Supervisor is responsible for continuing education in the field of reprocessing operations and equipment through education, literature, and seminars.  The incumbent will provide instructions and/or in-services on new products, procedures, and equipment in a manner that will identify and prevent resource loss and maintain safety.

The incumbent will perform as a leader within the Perioperative and Emergency Services Department at The American Center and the UWHC Reprocessing Department.  The incumbent will work collaboratively with other associates within perioperative services to ensure the optimal workflows are designed and carried out with a focus on patient and family centered care.  A wide variety of additional internal and external contacts are involved in the performance of the duties of this position, including associates and faculty in overnight care units, outpatient areas, support services, and other departments within UWHC, and many others.

Qualifications

1. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

2. Five (5) years of progressively responsible leadership experience in Reprocessing or two (2) years of experience in Reprocessing and at least (3) three years of experience in the Operating Room with progressively responsible leadership required.

3. Certified by CBSPD or IAHCSMM required.

4. Ability to work independently and also as a member of a multidisciplinary perioperative patient care team.

5. Excellent facilitator and decision maker in difficult situations clinical situations.

6. Demonstrated team-building aptitude.

7. Demonstrated extensive knowledge of decontamination and sterilization techniques.

8. Experience and expertise with required information systems software and hardware such as instrument tracking programs and Windows based applications.  PeopleSoft experience desirable.  RFID experience helpful.

9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

10. Experienced with the TGX Alex Gold instrument tracking software or similar software package.

Shift(s):

Monday through Friday, Daytime Hours.  Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

Monday through Friday, Varied Evening and Night Shift Hours.  Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

The American Center

UW Health at The American Center is a unique new health and wellness facility taking shape on Madison’s east side. Expected to open in August 2015, the three-story, 496,000-square foot structure will offer superb inpatient and outpatient care in a welcoming, patient- and family-centered environment. Designed to promote healthy communities, UW Health at The American Center also will offer inviting spaces for a varied menu of wellness, fitness and sports performance programs.

Apply at: http://www.uwhealth.org/careers


Ref # 1053-1

November 21, 2014

Surgical Tech/Quality Control Coordinator

You’re always one step ahead of each case.

Do you have a deep understanding of physician needs before, during and after a case? Can you anticipate special equipment needs and proactively resolve issues? We appreciate informed, engaged professionals like that here at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. We’ve been a leader in the provision of complete, efficient, and community-responsive care since 1839, and are a Top Performer for Key Quality today.

As we continue to evolve and shape the health of Greater NY, we’re looking for a Surgical Technician who has the energy and smarts to coordinate a quality improvement initiative. In this position, you will serve as a point person for our Operating Room and Central Sterile Supply departments, and assist in special projects that optimize surgical case flow. Specifically, you will ascertain the instrument needs/supply carts used for specific cases (trauma, surgical specialty, etc.); collect data on daily OR activities; establish priority lists and special tracking systems, and communicate needs to the Central Sterile Supply Manager. Position also involves training and education of other surgical supply personnel.

To qualify you will need:

  • An associate’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Training and Certification as a Surgical Technician
  • At least three years of experience in Operating Room and Central Sterile Supply activities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sufficient computer/software skills to track and monitor data

As a member of our proud team, you can look forward to a stimulating work setting, a location in the heart of vibrant and historic downtown Brooklyn, and a complete salary/benefits package. Our teaching hospital also nurtures professional development and offers outstanding resources for continual learning. To apply, visit our website www.tbh.org/careers and reference Req. 2870. You may also e-mail your resume directly to akl9003@nyp.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Ref # 1052-1

November 20, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Manager - Westchester County, NY & United States
Shift: Various/ Rotating

Description: A Manager provided by SIPS will perform the following, but not limited to:

  • Implement tools to effectively perform day-to-day operations
  • Manage Coach and Mentor staff
  • Evaluate current processes and implement Process Improvement Initiative
  • Provide material for 1 CEU to staff/month for each month of contract

Management Guidance / Mentoring & Process Improvement

The primary mission is to build a cohesive team, improve existing processes and customer satisfaction. SIPS will identify improvement opportunities in organizational structure, business procedures and staff education that can provide operational, financial and quality improvements to Sterile Processing. SIPS will work with Administration and the Sterile Processing Management to implement improvement opportunities. SIPS will undertake the collection, review and analysis of data that includes, but not limited to:

Human Resource Management

  • Measure departmental workload statistics to determine efficient scheduling practices

Staffing matrix

  • Staff to procedural demand

Instrumentation

  • Identify Standardization and utilization opportunities

Efficiency in Sterile Processing

  • Instrument storage and handling
  • On time tray delivery
  • Condition and accuracy of instrument sets and instrument set lists
  • Compliance with sterilization, infection control, quality and regulatory requirements
  • Space utilization
  • Processing volume/activity validation
  • Inventory management
  • Productivity indicators
  • Quality Assurance Programs
  • Review Policies and Procedures

Contact:

Starla Triggs
Duncanville, TX
Phone Number: 469-828-3978
Fax Number: 972-638-8574
Job Email: striggs@sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1051-1

November 20, 2014

Sterile Processing Educator
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 work independently and collaboratively with department managers/supervisors to coordinate the orientation process and provide in-department and on-the-unit education of new equipment, products, and procedures.  Develop and provide department and unit-based educational programs regarding proper decontamination, disinfection, and sterilization methods. Work with Sterile Processing and Surgical Suite staff/management to ensure proper function of the Instrument Asset Management System (IAMS).

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Either: (A) Associate’s Degree in Sterile Processing/Surgical Technology plus 3 years of job related experience or (B) 5 years of job related experience.
  • Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educator and/or teaching experience. Certified Sterile Processing Tech with 2 years’ experience and familiar with writing work instructions.

SALARY RANGE:

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

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 # 1050-1

November 19, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Dallas, TX; Poughkeepsie, NY; Westchester County, NY and Fort Myers, FL
Shift: Various/Rotating

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Sterile Processing shift lead, the Sterile Processing Technician 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

Contact:

Starla Triggs
Dallas, TX
Phone Number: 469-828-3978
Fax Number: 972-638-8574
Job Email: striggs@sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1049-1

November 19, 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 # 1024-6

October 8, 2014

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing - Certified Sterile Processing Technician

Description: The 700+ bed Medical Center is made up of four hospitals:

Medical University Hospital, MUSC Children's Hospital, the Institute of Psychiatry, and the Ashley River Tower which is home to the Heart & Vascular Center and Digestive Disease Center. MUSC Medical Center also contains centers for specialized care: Transplant Center, Storm, Eye Institute, and the Hollings Cancer Center. Accredited by Joint Commission, MUSC has consistently received top rankings by US News and World Report.

About our Team

The MUSC Medical Center offers employees the opportunity for growth and development and to be recognized and rewarded for their achievements.

Nurses, physicians, pharmacists, therapists, health care practitioners and other employees work side by side as strategic partners with a single goal: to provide the most effective patient service in the most efficient and caring manner.

At the MUSC Medical Center, you will find excellence in patient care and rewarding careers. With Charleston’s only Level One Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Transplant Services, we are the leader in advanced health care. We are proud of our award-winning staff and the services they provide.

Under the supervision of the department manager, shift supervisor or designee, the Processing/Sterilization Technician is responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing, and sterilization of instruments used throughout the institution, utilizing infection control and safety practices during all phases of the process.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a progressive environment. All interested candidates should complete an online application at www.muscjobs.com

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

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability


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