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Ref # 1117-1

April 25, 2015

Facility-Name: KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.
Dept-Position: Senior Reprocessing Specialist
Shift: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Job Summary:

KARL STORZ as a device manufacturer is regulated by the FDA in the United States, and similar authorities in other countries.  In order to market and sell KS products, we must comply with any applicable regulations in each country in which the products are sold. The primary areas of compliance include United States  Federal Code of Regulations for medical devices, European Economic Community: Council Directive 93/42/EEC, and Health Canada: Medical Devices Regulations (SOR/98-282), and Quality System Requirements under ISO 13485:2003.

This position manages the activities for the reprocessing qualification/validation for all KS products, with a primary emphasis on the validation of manual and automated medical device cleaning methods.  The position also provides support for sterilization and disinfection studies with existing and upcoming chemicals and equipments for reprocessing.  This position coordinates activities with KARL STORZ global counterparts to support product cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization regulatory requirements and global product marketing position.  This position supports global Quality team towards common objectives and global quality unification processes.  This position develops and leads multiple projects in an area of technical expertise which requires use of advanced techniques and/or knowledge.

Key Job Factors:

1. Supervision: Does not supervise others

2. Physical Requirements: Considerable mental and physical effort

3. Travel: up to 20 percent.

4. Determine regulatory status for new/proposed products in cleaning, and other related areas.

5. Provide technical expertise and support to the Submission team on obtaining marketing clearance from the FDA (US) and TPP (Canada) for KARL STORZ devices, via reprocessing validation.

6. Manage reprocessing validation activities of test facilities for re-usable devices.  Develop test protocols, oversee the implementation of the studies by external laboratories, and draft final reports with recommended reprocessing instructions for labeling/IFU.

7. Responsible for planning and the effective execution of validation studies to support reprocessing of reusable devices.

8. Assists  in assuring compliance to Quality System Regulation.  Support to establish standard operating procedures to ensure compliance to KARL STORZ company policies, the Code of Federal Regulations, Canadian Medical Device Regulations and ISO 13485.  NAR Quality Manual/Quality System Structure Team Member, with expertise in Quality System Regulations.

9. May conduct systematic internal and inter-corporate audits of the company's quality systems in relation to requirements found in ISO 13485:2003, the FDA Quality System Regulation and any other applicable requirements.  Facilitate the definition, assignment and closure of corrective actions.  Report audit results and corrective action progress to management.

10. Organize ongoing preparedness activities in anticipation of external audits by FDA, Notified Bodies, and other regulatory agencies.  Organize company responses on subject issues to external audit outcomes.

11. Demonstrates leadership and initiative in key projects, teams, and group to meet objectives and scientific principles.  Makes positive contributions and proposals.  Operates with substantial latitude for decisions and actions.

12. Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of field processes to the completion of complex assignments.  Performs work accurately, with high skills in many complex tasks, and with high quality.  Remains abreast of the field and has expertise in compliance standards.  Reviews current literature and provides technical guidance.

13. Develops and maintains open communication with all contacts.  Interfaces effectively with department team members.  Maintains a constructive team member approach, dialogues with employees and resolves issues in a positive manner.  Demonstrate respect, listening / communicating openly, involving, and recognizing the value of others.  Pursues win/win commitment to meeting customer needs and improving services.

14. Interfaces effectively with outside department/suppliers with effective coordination.  Develops contacts with peers in industry and contributes to issues/guidance.

15. Supports Marketing/Sales towards better product marketing position and achieve better profitability via reprocessing-related activities.

16. Applies professional judgments, high level experience, and analytical thinking in assessing situations and evaluation information.  Anticipates impact of actions and makes effective decisions.

17. Demonstrate commitment to serving customers, communication with the customer, and create a welcoming environment for KSEA employees and our customers.

18. Comply with current laws, other regulatory agencies, and institutional and operating systems.

19. Adhere to all KSEA Policies and Procedures as they apply.

20. Knowledge and adherence to Guidelines and Procedures as they are described in the annual education module.

21. Protect employee and customer confidentiality.

22. Adhere to current organizational performance improvement priorities.

23. Make recommendations and take actions to improve structure, system or outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Manage reprocessing validation activities of test facilities for re-usable devices.  Develop test protocols, oversee the implementation of the studies by external laboratories, and draft final reports.

 1. Responsible for planning and execution effectively validation studies to support reprocessing of reusable devices.

2. Interfacing with management, engineers and project teams to develop an understanding of the product, component, or device changes to be considered; formalizing the project goals for review; and determining the appropriate testing to ensure regulatory compliance.

Qualifications:

1. A minimum education level of bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology, or Biochemistry is required.

2. Prior hands on laboratory testing experience in Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry and/or Biochemistry or within the medical device industry are required as follows: a minimum of eight (8) years of experience, with prior work experience in health care facility sterile processing department (SPD).

3. Experience with reprocessing of reusable medical devices is preferred.  Familiar with cleaning (manual and automated processes), sterilization (steam, EO, vapor hydrogen peroxide, liquid chemical sterilant processing system), and high level disinfection (manual and automated processes).

4. Requires experience with protocol development, execution and report writing.   

5. The individual should be familiar with FDA regulations, standards, guidelines and overall system requirements as well as other medical device-related regulations (GMP, QSR).  Knowledge of relevant sections of the Code of Federal Regulations pertaining to medical devices in general and quality management systems is preferred.

6. Familiarity with reprocessing-related standards and guidance s (AAMI TIR12, AAMI TIR 30, ISO 15883, ANSI/AAMI ST79, ANSI/AAMI/ISO 17665-1, ISO 11135, ANSI/AAMI ST 41, AAMI ST 58, ISO 11138, etc.) for the medical device industry is required.

Attributes and Skills Required:

1. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to effectively communicate with internal and external personnel.  Must be self-motivated, confident, and energetic individual.

2. Strong project management and presentation skills with the ability to engage employees and senior management preferred.

3. Must also be an effective problem solver who is self-directed and able to perform duties with little to no supervision.

4. Proficient in computer systems (MS Office Suite, etc.).

5. Possess exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

Please apply online at www.karlstorz.com

Contact:

Sarah Tower
Phone Number: 774-318-2881
Job Email: sarah.tower@karlstorz.com


Ref # 1116-1

April 25, 2015

Facility-Name: Synergy Health
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager
Shift: Full Time

Description: Passionate people, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to really implement on-site improvements are what make the SPD Manager position with Synergy Health a great fit for the medical professional looking to make a difference in the quality and efficiency of services.  In this role, your hands-on approach will allow you to effectively provide direct supervision, development and evaluation of on-site employees. Help lead highly visible, action-oriented projects, including monitoring the surgical requirements day to day to ensure the operating room instrumentation is fully equipped and manage employee performance to guarantee they are following procedures correctly. If you are looking for the opportunity to lead a team within a highly successful organization, apply to Synergy Health today!

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

Synergy Health delivers a range of specialized outsourced services to healthcare providers and other clients concerned with health management. These services are aimed at supporting our customers to improve the quality and efficiency of their activities, while reducing risks to their patients and clients.

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

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

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

To apply for this position or to refer someone you know, please use the following link managed by Accolo: 

https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/Indianapolis/Indiana/Sterile_Processing_Department_Manager/365823338/job.htm#sthash.1woi9nla.dpuf


Ref # 1115-1

April 23, 2015

Facility-Name: Winchester Medical Center
Dept-Position: Surgical Services
Shift: Day, Night, Evening, Rotating, Weekend

Description:

Facility: Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA

Department: PROCESSING (206252)

  • Fulltime - 40
  • Day, Night, Evening, Rotating, Weekend 

JOB SUMMARY:

Sterile Processing/Tech responsible for learning and performing intricate cleaning, decontamination, inspection, preparation, and sterilization functions related to instrumentation. Assures that all instrument sets, single peel packs and emergency supplies meet established standards, and are delivered to Labor and Delivery, Emergency Room and other hospital ancillary departments in a timely manner. Sterile Processing/Tech must be self-directed and function efficiently under minimal supervision while adhering to strict standards of practice and quality assurance processes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • CRCST Certification required within 12 months of hire date
  • Must be self-directed and function efficiently under minimal supervision

Criminal Background checks include:

  • VA State Police
  • 3rd party Background Check

Apply at ATS: http://www.valleyhealthlink.com/?id=356&sid=1

Contact:

Allison Spindle
Phone Number: 540-536-5464
Fax Number: 540-536-5320
Job Email: aspindle@valleyhealthlink.com


Ref # 1114-1

April 23, 2015

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager / Pensacola, FL

Description: 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 for Pensacola, FL!

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 Sara Ramsey at 615-345-5589 or send resume to sara.ramsey@specialtycare.net.


Ref # 1113-1

April 23, 2015

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Supervisor / Pensacola, FL / Brooklyn, NY

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:

  • Pensacola, FL
  • Brooklyn, NY

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.  
  • 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 Sara Ramsey at 615-345-5589 or send resume to sara.ramsey@specialtycare.net.


Ref # 1112-1

April 18, 2015

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Lead Technician/Pensacola, FL

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.

Job Summary

The Sterile Processing Lead Technician is responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following infection control practices. Willingness to accept new ideas and work under stressful conditions.

  • Assist with staffing, planning and control of the operational functions in conjunction with the requirements of all areas.
  • Assume responsibility for the department in the absence of management personnel.
  • Assist and instruct in the supervision of specialized technical skills requirements and work performance in the department.
  • Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves.
  • 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.
  • Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for handling of sterilized, clean materials and equipment.

Requirements

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Three years experience in Central Sterile Processing. Preferred in a lead position.
  • 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

Contact:

Sara Ramsey
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 615-345-5589
Job Email: sara.ramsey@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1111-1

April 14, 2015

Facility-Name: Centura Health - Castle Rock Adventist Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Equipment Techs
Shift: Full-time, Variable Shifts

Description: Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 18,100 of the most talented hearts and minds in health care.

Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the community and surrounding areas. If you’re looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family- oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, explore these opportunities.

We have openings for Sterile Equipment Techs to decontaminate, process, sterilize, and distribute instruments, equipment and sterile supplies. Will be responsible for general operation and monitoring of sterilization equipment. Maintains records in compliance with AAMI, AORN, the Joint Commission and OSHA standards.

Six months of experience preferred. Computer skills and high school diploma or GED required.

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

We look forward to receiving your application.  

Direct apply link: Click HERE!

careers.centura.org

Centura Health is an equal opportunity, non- tobacco employer. M/F/D/V.


Ref # 1110-6

April 14, 2015

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing, Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Varies

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.

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. 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a progressive environment. All interested candidates should complete an online application at www.muscjobs.com. Please reference posting #A141946 to apply for this position.

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical Center Human Resources

1-800-468-7276

Promoting Workplace Diversity: An Equal Opportunity Employer"

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability


Ref # 1109-1

April 9, 2015

Facility-Name: Saint Peter's University Hospital
Dept-Position: Healthcare / Health Services - Central Service Opportunities
Shift: First

Description: Treating you better for life.

Saint Peter’s University Hospital was founded in 1907 and is part of the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System formed in 2007 that also includes the Saint Peter’s Foundation and Saint Peter’s Health and Management Services Corporation, which oversees various initiatives (the Margaret McLaughlin McCarrick Care Center, CARES Surgicenter, and Adult Day Center in Monroe).

Saint Peter’s University Hospital is a state-designated children’s hospital and regional perinatal center, an affiliate of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and is sponsored by the Diocese of Metuchen.

CENTRAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Case Cart Coordinator - Full Time Days

  • HS or equiv. 1-2 yrs prior Central Services experience. Must be certified as an SPD Technician.

Technician SPD II Cert. - Per Diem Evenings

  • 1-2 years of prior Central Service experience. Must be certified as an SPD Technician.

SPD Coordinator - Full Time Evenings

  • $2500 Sign-on Bonus!
  • Central Service/SPD Tech Certification through a national program recognized by the Department of Health and Senior Services and two to three (2-3) years of prior Central Service experience.

Please email your resume which MUST include salary requirements and position of interest to:

E-mail: kcarroll@saintpetersuh.com

Apply online at: www.saintpetershcs.com/CareerCenter

Saint Peter’s University Hospital

EOE M/F/D/V


Ref # 1108-1

April 8, 2015

Facility-Name: Florham Park Surgery Center
Dept-Position: Certified Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Part Time 2-3 days per week

Description:  "Job Openings"

Position needed: sterile processing technician for a multi specialty ambulatory surgery center. Hours may vary depending on surgical schedule needs. Must have at minimum of 1 year experience.

Contact:

Mary O'Reilly
Florham Park   New Jersey  07932
Phone Number: 973-805-9960
Fax Number: 973-805-9970
Job Email: moreilly@florhamparksurgery.com


Ref # 1107-1

April 4, 2015

Facility-Name: Loyola University Health System
Dept-Position: SRP CP TECH II, Surgical Reprocessing Department
Shift: 11 pm - 7:30 am, rotating, shift

SRP CP TECH II

Join our Surgical Reprocessing Department for this full time opportunity in Maywood, IL.             

At Loyola University Health System in Maywood, IL, a Magnet designated academic medical center and member of Trinity Health, medicine is more than our profession - it's our calling. We are one of the nation's premier medical centers focused on patient care, research and education. With an active 27-suite OR encompassing premier multi-specialty service lines such as CV, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive, Transplant, Musculo-skeletal, Neuro/ENT programs, we have an immediate, full-time opportunity on the 11 pm – 7:30 am, rotating, shift.

As a certified technician you’ll be responsible for sterilizing instruments including quarantining instruments until the biological indicator (BI) is read negative, decontaminating instruments and cleaning patient care equipment using various high-tech equipment, which require user knowledge of operation as well as trouble shooting skills, and maintaining inventory of supplies by identifying stocking requirements and following procedures to order the needed items. You’ll also assemble complex and widely varying instrument trays for the hospital and clinics and handle other duties as assigned.

Requirements include the following:

  • High School diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education.
  • One year of previous job-related experience although prefer 1-2 years of previous job-related experience.
  • Certified Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician.

Compensation is competitive and is accompanied by a comprehensive benefits package. Please apply via the following link (cut and paste in browser if needed) and please note that we can respond to only those candidates most closely meeting our qualifications:

http://bit.ly/1CfEgzt

Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.


Ref # 1106-1

April 3, 2015

Company Name: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Position Title: Surgical Technologist, Operating Room
Location: Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States, 20007

Job Description

With a 609-licensed-bed hospital, 1100 physicians and 4500 employees, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the Washington, DC area. We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians.

Responsible for intraoperative delivery of patient care in the scrub role and assists Core Leader, OR with orientation, training and supply inventory for a specific surgical specialty consistent with specialty alignment.

Job Requirements

Requirements:
  • High school graduate or the equivalent (GED).
  • Completion of accredited program in Surgical Technology.
  • Current certification by examination through Association of Surgical Technologists is preferred.
  • One to two years OR experience as Surgical Technologist in an acute care operating room that included the major surgical specialties (i.e., General, GYN, Urology, Neuro, Ortho, ENT, CV, Plastic) with one year OR scrub experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of surgical specialties, instruments, techniques, procedures, anatomy and physiology.
  • Scrub role competence.
  • Must be able to understand the importance of being a member of a specialty team and rotating to other specialties to maintain skills.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to maintain emotional control and function under stress during emergent and non-emergent situations.

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • New and upgraded training facility
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

Location, location, location!
Located in Washington, DC, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers an exciting lifestyle to complement a satisfying career. The DC Metro area is famous for its education and cultural venues in theater, music, museums, art galleries and restaurants. Employees live in DC, Maryland or Virginia, affording great choices in lifestyle just Metro stops away from the hospital.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Associates live by Our Common Purpose: We Create Caring Moments in the Spirit of Cura Personalis – Care for the Whole Person. Our Quality Standards of Safety, Compassion, Professionalism and Coordinated Care set the priorities for consistent decision making applicable to everyone in every situation.

For more information and to apply online, please visit
http://www.medstargeorgetown.jobs/jobs/91204/

Equal opportunity employer.

Apply Here


Ref # 1105-1

April 3, 2015

Facility-Name: Horizon Eye Care Laser & Eye Surgery Center
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Tech
Shift: Part Time

Description: Position Summary

The Sterile Processing Technician performs duties and processes to provide centralized processing of instruments to provide quality and safe patient care. These duties are executed in such a manner so as to be cost effective, productive and efficient.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Checks equipment for cleanliness, functional use; inventories and documents the quantity of each instrument per tray/container
  • Wraps trays and product for sterilization in accordance with current policies and procedures
  • Verifies sterilization procedures on the appropriate form for quality assurance
  • Cleans and reprocesses all equipment and OR instruments upon receipt using cleaning agents and chemicals in accordance with MSDS
  • Returns equipment to decontamination in a safe and sanitary manner

Minimum Requirements

  • SPD Technician Certification: CSPDT or CRCST are required 1 year after 6 months to 1 year of hands on work experience as a SPD Tech
  • BLS Certification
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Ability to Walk/Stand for Extended Periods with the Ability to Lift/Push/Pull
  • Strong Organizational/Interpersonal/Communication Skills 

Additional information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Contact:

Tracy Kirk
Margate NJ 08330
Phone Number: 609-822-4242
Fax Number: 609-822-3211
Job Email: tkirk@horizoneyecare.com


Ref # 1104-1

April 2, 2015

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Dayton, OH/ White Plains, NY/ Washington DC / Fort Myers, FL / Dallas, TX
Shift: Rotating / Various

Description: 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. Technicians are accountable for all assigned activities which include, but not limited to: quality and accuracy of instrument decontamination, assembly, sterilization, and case cart assembly. The Sterile Processing Technician IV will be responsible for the overall coordination of an assigned medical or surgical specialty, and the instrumentation and equipment processed for that specialty.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: SP Technicians I-IV reports to the SPD Lead Technician.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Technicians must have proficient knowledge, possess technical skills, and demonstrate critical thinking the following areas: Decontamination, Transporting, Case Carts, Crash Carts, Patent Care Equipment, Sterilizers, Instrumentation, and Asset Management Tracking System.

  • Perform all of Technician III (T3) job duties and functions.
  • Without supervision, accurately assembles basic instrument sets and surgical procedure trays.
  • Operate and maintain washer/decontaminator, steam spray gun, ultrasonic machine, sterilizers, heat sealers, biological records, and other equipment and machinery required to complete a process.
  • Package supplies according to specifications and appropriate methods of sterilization.
  • Practice preventative maintenance on all instruments and patient care equipment by understanding the principles of electrical and mechanical safety, and working with the bio-medical engineer to ensure equipment is safe and functioning properly.
  • Under supervision, perform quality control on all sterilizers (i.e. biological, chemical, and mechanical monitoring) according to the standards set by: JACHO, AORN, and AAMI.
  • Dispense sterile supplies to the appropriate locations (i.e. Sterile Storage, OR, ER, LR, etc.)
  • Rotate trays and sets to assure proper sterility guidelines are followed.
  • Maintain accurate instrument count sheet of all surgical sets to be assembled.
  • Inform supervisor of any discrepancies.
  • Able to perform other related duties as required.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the daily cleaning of the department.
  • Maintain flexibility.
  • Meet and maintain required productivity expectations.
  • Provide guidance and act as mentor to Sterile Processing Technicians III (T3) and others as assigned to them.
  • Assumes lead role for unit or functional area (e.g. surgical specialty V 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

  • Can assess, identify, and respond to urgent/emergent requests for instruments, supplies, and equipment in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Have knowledge of and stay in compliance with applicable infection control policies and procedures.
  • Able to stay compliant with policies and procedures implemented but the department and facility.
  • Able to operate fairly complex machines and equipment in the department.
  • Able to acquire a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique principles and apply such principles when carrying various duties throughout the department.
  • Able to differentiate between steam and Sterrad supplies.

REQUIRED

  • High School diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Read, write, communicate, and follow written and oral instruction in English language.
  • Current CRCST certification
  • Three (3) year of related experience.
  • Move heavy trays and equipment safely.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand for a minimum of eight (8) hours.
  • Possess great communication skills.
  • Act in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Work in a cooperative manner.

PREFERRED

  • Working knowledge of all Sterile Processing: areas, instrumentation and supplies.
  • Prior Operating Room or Sterile Processing experience.

Contact:

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


Ref # 1103-1

April 2, 2015

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

Description: JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Sterile Processing manager will carrying out the responsibilities for the overall work flow of the shift in Sterile Processing. Directs, plans, and organizes the staff and activities of the Sterile Processing department. Implements best practices related to decontamination, preparing and packaging of instruments and overseeing assigned staff. Develops and utilizes key performance indicators for trending areas in need of improvement.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Report to the Project Manager

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develops systems to ensure sterile instrumentation is available for surgeries and returned instruments are in optimal condition.
  • Recommends improvement to processes, as needed.
  • Ensures compliance and consistency with sterilization principles, standards and techniques.
  • Collaborates with perioperative services nursing directors/managers and surgeons on daily work-flow issues and implements solutions where necessary.
  • Develops and maintains education calendar.
  • Develops educational strategies for staff.
  • Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports and oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports.
  • Develops and oversees financial management including operating budget, supplies, equipment, space, staff and information. Develops and reports on budgets, including monthly indicators on quality, productivity and efficiency.
  • Develops and utilizes key performance indicators for trending and identifying areas of improvement.
  • Responsible for compliance with government and agency regulations.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for adherence to departmental quality control as required by the standards set by JACHO, AORN, AAMI on all sterilizes, including biological, chemical, and mechanical monitoring.

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 comply 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:

  • Washer/decontaminators, ultrasonic washers, surgical power equipment, etc.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough knowledge of the principles of aseptic technique, and apply such principles when carrying out the various assignments in Sterile Processing Services.
  • Ability to meet and maintain required productivity

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or related field, required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible experience in an Acute Care hospital setting, required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word, and Excel, ability to create power points and give presentations to leadership and or clients.
  • Ability to understand and manage a budget Current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification or surgical technician required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required ability to follow written and oral instructions in English language.

PREFERRED

  • Master’s in Business or Healthcare

Contact:

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


Ref # 1102-1

April 2, 2015

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Supervisor - White Plains, NY & United States
Shift: Rotating / Various

Description: JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Director, the Sterile Processing Supervisor will carry out the responsibilities for the overall work flow of the shift in Sterile Processing. Directs, plans, and organizes the staff and activities of the Sterile Processing department. Ensures that best practices related to decontamination, sterilization, preparing and packaging of instruments are adhered to by staff. The Supervisor utilizes key performance indicators for trending areas in need of improvement.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Report to the Director

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develops systems to ensure that sterile instrumentation is available for surgeries, and ensures that returned instruments are in optimal condition.
  • Evaluates functionality of area workflow and processes.
  • Ensures compliance and consistency with sterilization principles, standards and techniques.
  • Collaborates with perioperative services, nursing directors/managers and surgeons on daily work-flow issues, and implements solutions where necessary.
  • Develops educational strategies and maintains education calendar.
  • Works with the SP Educator to coordinate, schedule, and document trainings and other required educational requirements needed to stay incompliance.
  • Fosters management development plans by identifying areas that needs improvement through educational training.
  • Selects, develops, manages, and evaluates direct reports.
  • Oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports.
  • Develops, oversees financial management including: operating budget, supplies, equipment, space, additional staff, and information.
  • Shares in the budgetary responsibility with the Director.
  • Researches and reports on budget variances and monthly indicators i.e. quality, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Maintains operation statistics and logs.
  • Develops and utilizes key performance indicators for trending and identifying areas of improvement.
  • Practices safety and Infection prevention methods at all times.
  • Enforces the policy and procedures of the Sterile Processing Department.
  • Works collaboratively with peers to achieve department goals.
  • Ensures the department and staff is compliant with applicable requirements of the organization, Federal, State and any other regulatory agency including, JCAHO.
  • Provides direct support and training for the Lead Technicians and staff to successfully meet the goals and vision of the department and organization.
  • Responsible for organizing work schedule assignments.
  • Counsels and evaluates employees within the department.
  • Participates in the hiring process.
  • Monitors methods and procedures for supply management, inventory control, and quality control.
  • Manages information utilizing appropriate manual or electronic systems.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Statement of Acknowledgement: This job description (S) is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee signature/initials on this page is an acknowledgement of receipt, and confirms that employee understands their job duties and performance expectations while employed by SIPS.  Employee understands that they may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for enforcing to departmental quality control as required by the standards set by JACHO, AORN, AAMI on all sterilizers, including biological, chemical, and mechanical monitoring.
  • Participate in the daily cleaning of the department.
  • Communicate effectively, both written and oral, to establish and maintain a positive working relationship with customers and staff.
  • Maintain flexibility.
  • Meet and maintain required productivity expectations.
  • Makes recommendations for improvement as needed.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Can assess, identify, and respond to urgent/emergent requests for instruments, supplies, and equipment in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Have knowledge of and stay in compliance with applicable infection control policies and procedures.
  • Able to stay compliant with policies and procedures implemented but the department and facility.
  • Able to operate fairly complex machines and equipment in the department.
  • Able to acquire a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique principles; apply such principles when carrying out various duties throughout the department.
  • Able to differentiate between steam and Sterrad supplies.

REQUIRED

  • Working knowledge of all functions of the Sterile Processing department and surgical instrumentation Management.
  • Prior Operating Room or Sterile Processing experience.
  • High School diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Read, write, communicate, and follow written and oral instruction in English language.
  • Current CRCST certification
  • Three (3) year of related experience.
  • Move heavy trays and equipment safely.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand for a minimum of eight (8) hours.
  • Possess great communication skills.
  • Act in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Work in a cooperative manner.

PREFERRED

  • Bachelors in Business or Healthcare

Contact:

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


Ref # 1101-1

April 2, 2015

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Supervisor/New Orleans, LA

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

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

Contact:

Sara Ramsey
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 615-345-5589
Job Email: sara.ramsey@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1100-1

April 2, 2015

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager/ New Orleans, LA

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.

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 and CCSM registration preferred.

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Contact:

Sara Ramsey
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 615-345-5589
Job Email: sara.ramsey@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1099-1

March 27, 2015

Facility-Name: Synergy Health
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager

Description: Passionate people, a collaborative work environment, and the opportunity to really implement on-site improvements are what make the SPD Manager position with Synergy Health a great fit for the medical professional looking to make a difference in the quality and efficiency of services.  In this role, your hands on approach will allow you to effectively provide direct supervision, development and evaluation of on-site employees.  Help lead highly visible, action-oriented projects, including monitoring the surgical requirements day to day to ensure the operating room instrumentation is fully equipped and manage employee performance to guarantee they are following procedures correctly. If you are looking for the opportunity to lead a team within a highly successful organization, apply to Synergy Health today!

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

Synergy Health delivers a range of specialized outsourced services to healthcare providers and other clients concerned with health management. These services are aimed at supporting our customers to improve the quality and efficiency of their activities, while reducing risks to their patients and clients.

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

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

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

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

https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/Jackson/Mississippi/Sterile_Processing_Department_Manager/358779507/job.htm


Ref # 1098-1

March 27, 2015

Facility-Name: All Medical
Dept-Position: Certified Surgical Technologist
Shift: Days with on call responsibilities

Description:

Job Title: Heart Surgery Tech / Neuro Surgery Tech / General Tech

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO
Hours: Mostly days with on call responsibilities
Dates: Direct Hire
Pay Range: Salary based on experience

Position Duties May Include:

National medical service provider seeks friendly, motivated individuals to work in a local Cape Girardeau, MO hospital.

Our technicians specialize in the preparation, maintenance, and support for equipment used in laparoscopic surgical procedures within the OR.

We are on-hand daily contributing to preoperative set-up, intraoperative technical support, and postoperative room turnover.

Additionally, our technicians perform decontamination, assembly, sterilization, organization and distribution functions of instrumentation and equipment for laparoscopic surgical procedures.

Requirements:

  • Must be CST certified.
  • Heart Surgery Tech experience / Neuro Surgery Tech experience or General Surgery Tech required Training will be provided.
  • Previous experience in an operating room, surgical setting or sterile processing is preferred. 
  • The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast paced environment, have a flexible schedule with ability to work on-call hours, and have a clean criminal background check and drug screen. 
  • Position is full-time with benefits but shifts will vary and will require on-call work.

Contact:

Amy Bush
Irving, TX 75063
Phone Number: 214-276-6325
Job Email: amy.bush@allmedstaffing.com


Ref # 1097-1

March 27, 2015

Facility-Name: All Medical
Dept-Position: CRCST
Shift: Days with on call responsibilities

Description:

Job Title: CRCST

Job Location: Las Cruces, NM

Hours: Days with on call responsibilities

Pay: Salary based on experience

National medical service provider seeks friendly, motivated individuals to work in a local Las Cruces hospital.

Our technicians specialize in the preparation, maintenance, and support for equipment used in laparoscopic surgical procedures within the OR.

We are on-hand daily contributing to preoperative set-up, intraoperative technical support, and postoperative room turnover.

Additionally, our technicians perform decontamination, assembly, sterilization, organization and distribution functions of instrumentation and equipment for laparoscopic surgical procedures.

Training will be provided.

Previous experience in an operating room, surgical Must be CRCST certified.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast paced environment, have a flexible schedule with ability to work on-call hours, and have a clean criminal background check and drug screen.

Position is full-time with benefits but shifts will vary and will require on-call work.

Contact:

Amy Bush
Irving, TX 75063
Phone Number: 214-276-6325
Job Email: amy.bush@allmedstaffing.com


Ref # 1096-1

March 26, 2015

Facility-Name: Altru Health System
Dept-Position: Manager of Central Sterile Department
Shift: Mainly day shift

Description: Altru Health System, Grand Forks, North Dakota, is seeking a Central Sterile Department Manager.  This role reports to the Director of Surgical and Procedural Services.

This position manages, develops and oversees daily operations, including achieving operating and capital budgets, coding for maximum reimbursement, appropriate billing practices and service delivery to stakeholders.  This position is accountable for the oversight and coordinated implementation of best practices of sterile policy at all Altru Health System locations.  This position also oversees all human resource functions to include hiring, training, performance reviews, and recognition and reward.  The manager will develop and champion department performance and behavioral standards and works to continually improve quality of services; ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, and holds leaders and staff accountable for meeting goals; and utilizes and applies quality process improvement principles in achieving administrative responsibilities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, management or business administration or equivalent; certification as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or will obtain within one year; minimum three to five years management / supervisory experience in health care setting or equivalent. 

Preferred: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or health related field; certified surgical technician  (CST) or registered nurse with operating room experience, licensed by the North Dakota Board of Nursing; minimum one to three years experience in Sterile Processing and / or the Operating / Procedural based work clinical environment.

Working at Altru

Altru Health System is a community of over 4,000 health professionals and support staff, committed to serving the region in the Red River Valley of the North, for more than 100 years.  We serve more than 200,000 residents in northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

Our goal is to achieve optimum health for all residents in our region by providing health education, preventative services, early intervention and appropriate care.  In health care, our patients come first.  And, as choices for health care continue to expand, Altru is making sure we continue to give our patients the best care possible.

For many years, Altru has enjoyed a close working relationship with the Mayo Clinic.  We both share a common philosophy, commitment and mission to improve the delivery of health care through high quality, data drive, evidence based medical care and treatment.  Our relationship is even further enhanced by Altru being named the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

Through this network, Altru’s patients have access to the highest level of clinical expertise available and benefit from enhanced communication with Mayo physicians and their clinical resources.

We live our mission of Improving Health, Enriching Life.

Altru is committed to providing competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package --- all to help you align your health, financial and work-life needs in support of your overall well-being.

Our benefits include: health and dental plans, flexible spending accounts, basic life and supplemental life insurance, optional spouse and dependent life insurance, disability insurance, cash balance pension plan, 401(k), 403(b), paid time off, extended sick time, funeral leave, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, an on-site credit union, an employee assistance program, and career achievement awards.

About Grand Forks - Located on the eastern ND border, Grand Forks offers educational, cultural and sporting opportunities, to supplement the outstanding quality of life available in North Dakota.  Grand Forks is North Dakota's 3rd largest city (with a population  of over 55,000), and is home to the University of North Dakota.

For more information and to apply, visit www.altru.org/careers.


Ref # 1089-2

March 4, 2015

Sterile Processing Supervisor
Lifespan – Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Lifespan Health System is seeking a Sterile Processing Supervisor. This role reports to the Manager OR Sterile Processing, and is responsible for supervising surgical sterile processing activities on an off-shift schedule; facilitating order and receipt of equipment and supplies utilized in operating rooms; supervising staff performing instrument sterilization and case cart preparation for an assigned shift; participating in development of related policies and procedures, in accordance with JCAHO.  Additionally, the Sterile Processing Supervisor ensures staff are trained in new or revised processes for sterilization, cart preparation and distribution of surgical instruments and supplies; and, ensures customer expectations are met and exceeded through continued quality monitoring and coaching for improvement.

Qualificaitons

  • Level of knowledge in health care, business administration or related field, normally acquired through completion of two year degree program.
  • At least two years progressively more responsible related experience in operating room setting or similar position, to include practical experience in aseptic technique, surgical instrumentation, surgical procedures and materials management.  Experience should demonstrate effective leadership/management and high level of organizational and communication skills, as well as effective management of competing priorities.
  • Must demonstrate thorough knowledge of decontamination and sterilization methods.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for certification in sterile processing and distribution within 6 months.

Working at Lifespan
At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine. Here, you’ll assist physicians and other health care professionals with advanced medical and surgical procedures. You’ll also find the right blend of autonomy and collaboration as you work on some of the area’s most challenging cases. If you share our passion for providing only the best care in a supportive, collective setting, we encourage you to apply.

About Rhode Island Hospital
Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), a founding member of the Lifespan health system, is a private, not-for-profit hospital. It is also the principal teaching hospital of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. RIH is home to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in southeastern New England and the second largest in New England. The hospital is dedicated to being an industry leader, as well as a pioneer of major new advancements in medicine and research. Every day, the hospital’s researchers strive to develop innovative treatments and cures, but it wouldn’t be possible without the nearly $50 million in external research funding that Rhode Island Hospital receives each year. Rhode Island Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center for southeastern New England, providing expert staff and equipment in emergency situations 24 hours a day. RIH attracts renowned, highly skilled physicians from other top-ranking hospitals within the region and across the country in the areas of cancer, cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine and trauma, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiation oncology and surgery.

For more information and to apply, please visit:
https://www5.apply2jobs.com/Lifespan/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=2384&CurrentPage=1

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Ref # 1087-2

March 3, 2015

Facility-Name: JPS Health Network
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Dept/Certified Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Evenings or Nights

Description: Typical Duties

  • Acts as a lead to Certified and non-certified Sterile Processing Technicians.
  • Supervises the productivity and quality of work delivered by team members.
  • Performs and documents quality control aspects of sterile processing.
  • Sets goals that will reflect the reduction in the number of item being Flashed Sterilized. Helps to effectively meet the needs of sterile processing that ensure continuity of shift-to-shift tasks and services.
  • Cleans and decontaminates reusable equipment, instruments, and supplies, manually and mechanically (Hand Washing, Washer/Sterilizer, Ultrasonic Cleaner, Scope Washer, Cart Washer).
  • Monitors, reads, documents, and interprets all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function (ETO, Steam, Steris, and Sterrad).
  • Anticipates the need of departmental customers by reviewing surgical and clinical schedules in advance.
  • Maintains records and documentation for all aspects of instrument processing and the sterilization process.
  • Ensures compliance with standards and regulations of Infection Control, OSHA, TACB, and JCAHO.
  • Helps to effectively meet the needs of sterile processing that ensure continuity of shift-to-shift tasks and services.
  • Helps to maintain supplies that are needed for daily function of the Sterile Processing Department.
  • Teaches and trains new hires and students. 

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Graduate from an approved Sterile Processing program.
  • 1 plus years of experience in Sterile Processing.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 3 years prior experience in Sterile Processing. 

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • Certification through the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) and/ or certification through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).

Contact:

Pratima Scholl
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Phone Number: 817-702-7377
Fax Number: 817-924-1207
Job Email: PSchol01@jpshealth.org


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