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Ref # 1017-1

September 18, 2014

Facility-Name: Piedmont Virginia Community College
Dept-Position: Health & Life Sciences--Surgical Technology/Central Sterile Processing Clinical Coordinator Faculty
Shift: Full Time

Description: Provide support to program director through the coordination, scheduling, tracking and documenting the clinical experiences of surgical technology and central sterile processing students.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

This position is a twelve-month appointment that has teaching and administrative duties in the Certificate of Surgical Technology and the Career Studies Certificate of Central Sterile Processing programs with a maximum teaching/administrative workload of 40 credits per fiscal year which may include day, evening and weekend sections, on- and off-campus sections, and distance learning sections.  In addition to teaching, all faculty members advise students, serve on division and college-wide committees, and participate in other activities that support the mission of the college.

Such activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Institutional effectiveness activities, club sponsorship, student recruitment, course and program development and evaluation, community service, and mentoring new and part-time faculty.
  • Faculty members are expected to maintain currency in their teaching disciplines and in trends in community college education.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certified as a surgical technologist.
  • Have three years of experience in the operating room scrub role, teaching in a surgical technology program or a combination thereof within the past five years
  • Have a commitment to the community college mission and philosophy, students, and teaching in a community college, commitment to academic advisement and mentoring of students
  • Ability to teach during day, evening and weekend hours and travel to locations within Central Virginia, and to use current and emerging instructional technologies and distance learning technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Surgical Technology or related field
  • Registered Central Services Technician Certification or ability to obtain this within first year of employment
  • Three years of experience in central sterile processing, prior experience in adult education in an academic setting, clinical experience in multiple surgical settings. 

Application Package must include:

  • State application, which can be found at http://jobs.virginia.gov
  • Resume & Cover letter  
  • Copies of transcripts  
  • Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references

In order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs site for this position.

PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts must be attached electronically to the online application. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for initial review. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service.

Please apply for this position here:

https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=978745

Deadline: Open until filled. Review of applications begins October 8, 2014.

References & criminal background checks required. 

Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.


Ref # 1016-1

September 18, 2014

Facility-Name: St. John's Riverside Hospital (New York State)
Dept-Position: Director of Central Sterile Supply

Work around sterile equipment and warm people.

You know people as well as you know sterilization technique, and easily gain trust and cooperation across the hospital. You also have the aptitude to handle training, staffing and finances. With our close-knit team behind you, you’ll thrive in a managerial capacity at St. John’s Riverside Hospital, the premier provider to riverfront towns.

You will be accountable for the effective supervision of staff and operations in our Central Sterile operation, which furnishes sterile and non-sterile supplies to the OR and Nursing Units. You will instruct nursing/departmental staff in aseptic technique and the preparation/handling of sterile materials, maintain adequate stock of equipment/supplies, dispense stock and treatment packs to hospital areas, and develop procedures and work methods. Demonstrating a flair for personal relations, you will also orient, counsel, evaluate and cultivate professional development of the team.

Along with your HS Diploma, 2+ years of experience in Central Services and CSS Certificate, you will need broad knowledge of DoH, Joint Commission and OSHA standards. Strong computer, reporting and communication skills are required, along with the ability to be fiscally responsible for budgets, salaries and supplies.

Explore an employer with all the status you deserve. Since 1869, we’ve been a source of high quality, sensitive regional care. Today we’re ranked among the top three hospitals in all of Westchester County (by US News and World Report), with multiple campuses, and exciting programs and professional resources. Get to know us better and apply online at www.riversidehealth.org

We are an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V


Ref # 1015-1

September 12, 2014

Company Name: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Position Title: Sterile Processing Supervisor / SPD Supervisor - Full Time
Location(s): Plano, Texas, United States, 75093

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. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and 1,300 physicians on its medical staff in more than 67 specialties. 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. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Plano is growing and is in search of an experienced Sterile Processing Supervisor to join the Central Sterile Supply Team!

Highlights:

  • Report to the Manager of Central Supply; Oversee approximately 8 employees
  • Texas Health Plano recently announce a $33.4 Million Expansion that will include adding five operating rooms, bringing Texas Health Plano’s total to 19, as well as a redesigned central sterile area to increase efficiency and workflow for care team members
  • Great location as more than 6 million people call North Texas home. We're sure you'll find a number of reasons to do the same: Some enjoy the climate, natural beauty, scenic road trips and area lakes; others prefer the year-round family activities, world-class arts, professional sports and diverse entertainment; We all value the remarkable economic stability in our region, with affordable housing in diverse and distinctive neighborhoods
  • Be part of the Texas Health Resources family, a 2014 Becker's Healthcare’s "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare", a 2014 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1 for the 2nd consecutive year ) and a 2013 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work (ranked #1), which is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States
  • ***Relocation Assistance / Relocation Coach provided***

Review our Central Sterile Supply Supervisor and directly apply @ http://bit.ly/1uJ4Y1L

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

Questions? Email us at Careers@TexasHealth.org

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or G.E.D
  • Three (3) years supervisor experience in Sterile Processing
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) required

Schedule / Hours:

  • Full Time / 40 hours per week
  • 2nd shift

Skills / Requirements:

  • Positive interpersonal skills, ability to function in a fast paced environment, proactive problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills to direct and manage people and strong computer skills

Duties:

  • Manage daily operations by facilitating department call & assignment schedules to ensure proper coverage as well as maintaining vacation requests
  • Oversee workflow for the best needs of the department; Assist with employee evaluations
  • CQI & PI Data Collection for sterilization in CSP & Surgery
  • Ensure the rotation of instrument trays for sharpening, as well as equipment repairs for CSP, Surgery & Endoscopy
  • Assist CSP manager in monitoring department productivity
  • Update and sustain departmental payroll
  • Processing of all invoices for sharpening, repairs and specific implants
  • Ordering of any instrumentation needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

It’s not about finding a place to work. It’s about finding a place to grow, to be inspired, to be encouraged to do your best. And, above all, being rewarded for it. It’s about finding a health care system that believes in the principles of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence. This is what a career with a Texas Health Resources hospital offers.

View all of Texas Health Resources’ Sterile Processing openings in North Texas @ http://bit.ly/1uJ4EA8

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
  • Selected as the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award Winner
  • 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
  • Designated by Computerworld magazine as one of the top 100 workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals (2013)
  • 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: “Central Processing”, “Sterile Processing Supervisor”, “SPD Supervisor”, “Central Supply”, “Central Sterilization”, “SP Department”, “Sterile Processing”, “Central Sterile Processing”, “Sterile Process”,

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/2stxtrn


Ref # 1014-1

September 6, 2014

Facility-Name: Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Dept-Position: Western Wisconsin Division - Central Services Manager
Shift: Full Time, Days

Description: Western Wisconsin Division - Central Services Manager

Full-Time, Days

There is Hope Here.

Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI and St. Joesph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI are progressive and rapidly growing medical centers that place the highest priority on providing a patient and employee first environment.

The friendly atmospheres, team work ethic, and high patient satisfaction scores demonstrate our commitment to excellence in healthcare. 

Requires an Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related health care discipline. Must have a minimum 5 years of Central Services Sterilizing / Processing experience; 2 years of Management experience preferred.

If you would like to serve in an atmosphere where you are valued as an individual, we would be excited to hear from you. We offer a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefit program. Please call, visit our website, or send resume and cover letter to:

People Services
Sacred Heart Hospital
900 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Email: careers@shec.hshs.org
Call: 715.717.4246  
Fax: 715.717.4976
Apply online at: www.sacredhearteauclaire.org

Direct URL link to job posting & Apply Online:  
https://www.askmtc.com/apptrack/positions.php?ctrl=hrshow&poid=2664453C98CE&cid=BVH615ANS&sid=

Eau Claire is located in northwestern Wisconsin, about 85 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul, with a population of over 65,000. It hosts a wide range of activities including a thriving downtown district, theaters, museums, parks, boat landings, fishing, bike trails, and more. It is home to UW-Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley Technical College, and Immanuel Lutheran College with many public and parochial choices for grade, middle, and high schools. 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities


Ref # 1013-1

September 6, 2014

Facility-Name: Anne Arndel Medical Center, Maryland
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Processing Educator

Description:

Central Sterile Processing Educator

The career opportunities offered throughout Anne Arundel Medical Center are as unique and diverse as each one of our 3,800+ employees. Explore a career with one of the leading health systems in Maryland. You will find a culture of patient centered care, intellectual curiosity, and innovation.

In this key role, you will collaborate with the leadership team to plan, develop, and implement education programs to enhance performance, support best practice and promote professional development.

Requires:

  • High school graduate (or equivalent)
  • Five years of experience in a supervisory or educator role in central sterile services
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
  • Certification in Healthcare Leadership is preferred.

We provide a competitive salary and benefit package. For complete position description and to apply online, please visit THIS LINK 

EOE, M/F/D/V.


Ref # 1012-1

September 4, 2014

Facility-Name: Hunterdon Healthcare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: 4:30pm-1:00am, 40 Hours Per Week with Weekend Rotation

Description: Hunterdon Medical Center, located in Flemington NJ is seeking a Sterile Processing Technician who is knowledgeable in Decontamination, Assembly, Sterilization and Equipment Distribution.

The candidates requirements:

  • Must hold a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a Sterile Processing Department preferred
  • Certification as a Sterile Processing Tech is preferred. If hired without Certification, a candidate must attain Certification within 2 years of employment and must pass the national exam. 
  • Ability to handle high stress, high volume situations is required
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing is essential.

Contact:

Sharo Pecoraro
Flemington NJ 08822
Phone Number: 908-237-5424
Fax Number: 908-788-6463
Job Email: pecoraro.sharon@hunterdonhealthcare.org


Ref # 1011-1

September 3, 2014

Facility-Name: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Dept-Position: Assistant Director of Central Sterile Processing
Shift: Full-Time

Description: At The Johns Hopkins Hospital, we’re ranked #1 in the nation in five specialties by U.S. News and World Report. But it’s more than the rankings. It’s about your career, and your professional future.

We provide the highest quality care and services for all people in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illness, but you can also expect a professional atmosphere where you’ll learn, grow and work with other professionals of the highest character and greatest skill. 

As the Assistant Director of the Central Sterile Processing, you will oversee, guide, and audit the clinical practice and compliance related to the cleaning, decontamination, and sterilization of instruments throughout the Department of Surgery Perioperative Services. Some weekend work may be needed. 

To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s in a clinical discipline business or operation science with at least 7 years of clinical or operational experience in which at least 3 are in a healthcare setting. A minimum of 3 years of management experience is required as well as having worked with a surgical case cart system for 5 years or in an assembly line setting. Candidates must also currently hold a Certificate from the International or American Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management Organization within the first year of hire. Certified Instrumentation Specialist, IAHCSMM and/or Approved Certified Educator (ACE), IAHCSMM preferred. You must have a complete understanding of hospital-wide policies and related areas within the Central Sterile Services Department, as well as knowledge of inventory control, distribution, and purchasing. Basic computer skills in software related to materials management, surgical preference lists, instrument assembly, as well as normal business software applications is a must. 

TO APPLY

Please visit us at:

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/careers

Refer to req. #2749

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Ref # 1010-1

September 3, 2014

Facility-Name: PREZIO Health
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Tech - Chicago
Shift: Morning and Mid-Shift

Description: Service Technician - Chicago

PREZIO Health

Are you a certified sterile processing professional? We have an excellent opportunity available in the Chicago area to join our Service Technician team. The Service Technician is responsible for troubleshooting technical problems, diagnosing, and management of surgical instruments.

Requirements:

Must possess experience or certification in one of the following: IAHCSMM, CBSPD or Surgical Technology.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the daily processing and management of surgical instruments including:

  • decontamination of instruments, instrument inspection, preventative maintenance and repair/replacement processing;
  • instrument & set reassembly;
  • instrument set transport and retrieval; and inventory maintenance
  • communicates effectively with customers;
  • listens to customers’ needs and takes immediate action to meet them 
  • demonstrates deep customer expertise;
  • collaborates with appropriate parties to identify the drivers leading to business success.
  • proactively develops and maintains technical knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up-to-date on current trends and best practices
  • identifies opportunities to improve efficiency while providing flawless transactions, services and products;
  • manages monetary assets and other resources to optimize cost effectiveness

Being on-call is required, call and holiday work is rotated

Click here to apply: http://app.hireology.com/s/26102

Ref # 1009-1

August 29, 2014

Position Title: Sterile Processing, SPD Manager
Company Name/Institution: Northside Hospital
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30301

Find your extraordinary side.

Northside Hospital is award winning, state-of the art and one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions. Our team ranks number one in Consumer Choice Awards for Best Nurses, Most Personalized Care, Highest Patient Safety and for the past 15 consecutive years --  Most Preferred Hospital in Atlanta for Overall Health Care Needs.

Our accomplishments are a direct result of the dedicated people on our team. We seek like minded, forward thinking professionals who share our vision to delivering nothing less than the best each and every day. Find your extraordinary side at Northside Hospital.

In this key role you will work with department leadership to manage and improve daily operations. Specific areas of focus include: timely processing of surgical instruments, monitoring department productivity and operational budgets, management of sterile supplies, rounding on supported departments, education, quality improvement initiatives, staff scheduling, and other tasks as determined by surgical services leadership. This position also offers the opportunity to hold responsibility for approving requests for new instrument sets as well as systems, space and implementation planning. 
 
Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or other related field; Bachelor’s degree is a plus
  • Two years of experience in a healthcare setting with a history of forming positive, collaborative relationships with internal and external customers
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Prior experience in leadership, timekeeping, payroll, or operational improvements preferred

In addition to your skills and expertise, Northside Hospital places a high level of importance on service excellence for all. In exchange, we offer extremely competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits:

  • One of the two healthcare organizations in the area that provide an employer-funded pension plan
  • An excellent 403b retirement plan with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

We are also proud to say that for more than 20 years Northside Hospital has never missed an annual merit increase.

Apply today.

jobs.northside.com

Interested candidates may also email: jody.owens@northside.com.

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, color or national origin in its employment practices.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/7t9bssm


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 # 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 # 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

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