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Ref # 1287-1

May 25, 2016

Facility-Name: Laguna Niguel Surgery Center
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing
Shift: Days

The Instrument Processing Technician is responsible for maintaining instruments and equipment in an optimal fashion and preparing instrumentation, equipment, and sterile supplies for the surgical patient. The Instrument Processing Technician is responsible to assist with the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the clinical leader. The Instrument Processing Technician performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and under the direction of the designated clinical leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Knowledge of sterilization procedures, aseptic technique, and maintenance and care of instruments and equipment.
  2. Knowledge of standards and engages in practices and procedures of sterile technique.
  3. Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area, in appropriate sequence, for storage and/or processing.
  4. Differentiates sterilization and disinfection methods required for specific instruments and equipment.
  5. Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers, and other designated processors.
  6. Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation, and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment sterilization and low, intermediate, and high-level disinfection processes.
  7. Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards.
  8. Cleans, wraps, sterilizes, and disinfects instruments and equipment and maintains the functions of the instrument processing area/department.
  9. Maintains area/department in an orderly/organized fashion. 
  10. Perform weekly inventory of processing supplies and notifies appropriate personnel of order needs.
  11. Continues assigned daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly routines, including requirements with reports, logs and related documentation. 
  12. Assists teammates with daily preparation for current and future facility schedules (pulling cases and assembling supplies) as assigned.
  13. Is available to assist all areas of facility as needed and assigned.
  14. Responsible for crossover duties in other areas such as purchasing supplies and inventory management in proper areas according to facility policy and management guidance.   
  15. Demonstrates flexibility in assuming duties and responsibilities.
  16. May act as scrub technician if experienced and needed in operating rooms or procedure rooms.
  17. Assists in room turnover when needed and as assigned.
  18. Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
  19. Completes all employee/patient incident documentation in a thorough and timely manner, as required by facility policy and according to management guidance.
  20. Practices infection control and standard precautions as instructed or trained.
Contact:

Lisa Engel
Laguna Niguel CA 92677
Phone Number: 949-347-2400
Fax Number: 949-347-2424
Job Email: lisa.engel@scasurgery.com


Ref # 1286-1

May 20, 2016

Job Title: SPD Technologist, Sterile Processing, Full-Time, Evenings
Company Name: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Location: Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States, 20007

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 the decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following the established infection control practices. Also responsible for preparing surgical case carts.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent (GED).
  • Nationally recognized Sterile Processing Certification is required within six months of hire.
  • Minimum of one year of experience as a sterile processing technician.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good public relations and communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with high stress associated with high-volume critical care departments.
We offer:
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Wellness programs
  • 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/111166/?rcmo_src=jt

Equal opportunity employer.

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Ref # 1285-1

May 19, 2016

Facility-Name: Summa Health
Dept-Position: Instrument Processing Technician II, Surgical Services
Shift: Full time, 11a-7:30p or 3p-11:30p

**$1500 hire on incentive being offered for qualified applicants.**

Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits. 

Summary:
Provides clean and sterile supplies and equipment through decontamination, cleaning, packaging, sterilization, and storage with inventory of all surgical instrumentation. Performs patient care support duties related to environmental, dietary, supplies, transportation, and light maintenance duties. Supports the surgical patient care team by performing multifunctional activities, applying aseptic techniques and principles under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Formal Education Required:
  1. High school level course work in English grammar and basic mathematic
  2. Ability to read and write English and follow oral and written instructions
Experience & Training Required:
  1. IAHCSMM or CBSPD Certification or in an approved certification program and able to attain certification within 6 months of hire date
  2. Attain Heart Savers certification during initial training period and maintain certification thereafter.
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
  1. Able to perform basic computer and internet skills
  2. Ability to work well within a team environment: by accepting and offering honest and constructive feedback; by supporting team goals and encouraging other team members; and by collaborating with patient care team members to consolidate work, solve problems, create new methods, and/or reduce costs.
  3. Ability to understand and carry out the vision of patient care at Summa: to create a patient care environment which is focused on the needs and expectations of the patient, and our customers.
  4. Ability to be self-directed in executing responsibilities within a team structure.
  5. Ability to take initiative to contribute beyond the scope of formal duties (e.g., suggesting innovative ideas and providing feedback on a team's direction, takes initiative to problem solve equipment or environmental problems).
  6. Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
  7. Ability to coordinate communication information for personnel, physicians, and patients.
  8. Assumes accountability for demonstrating behaviors consistent with the customer service policy.
  9. Population Specific Competency: Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
Contact:

Liz Dolence
Akron, OH 44309
Phone Number: 330-375-3255
Fax Number: 330-375-4152
Job Email: dolencee@summahealth.org


Ref # 1284-1

May 19, 2016

Facility-Name: AMITA Health
Dept-Position: Supervisor, Central Sterile
Shift: 1st

Supervisor, Central Sterile
(Full-time, seeking a Central Sterile Supervisor with 2-3 years of management experience)

AMITA Health is a Joint Operating Company formed in February 2015 by Adventist Midwest Health, based in Hinsdale, IL, and Alexian Brothers Health System, based in Arlington Heights, IL, encompassing nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. AMITA Health is committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care possible and respecting the faith traditions of all people.

Amita Health is seeking a Central Sterile Supervisor with 2-3 years of management experience to work under the direction of the Department OR/CS Director and the CentralSterile Manager. The Supervisor is primarily responsible for monitoring the activities of the Central Sterile Department and staff. Key Responsibility Areas Include:

1. Supervision: Oversees staffing; Provides direction and support for the senior technician in charge; Ensures the development of staff by providing orientation and continuing education programs; Supervises the decontamination, processing, assembly, sterilization and distribution of all instruments, equipment and supplies for the O.R. and other departments as needed.

2. Department Management: Assists the Central Sterile Manager in developing and implementing departmental policies and procedures; Provides for the maintenance of necessary supplies and equipment; Assists in achieving compliance with accrediting and licensing requirements.

3. Departmental Effectiveness: Serves as a liaison with the O.R. and other departments; Recommends quality and /or performance improvement initiatives.

4. Organizational Responsibility: Shares in the Medical Center's vision, demonstrates its values, supports its philosophy and is sensitive to its mission; Demonstrates knowledge of and  follows Departmental and Medical Center policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual; Follows a regimen for professional growth; Performs all other duties related to this job.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma
  • Central Sterile certification
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a hospital Central Sterile setting
  • Experience in decontamination, reprocessing and sterilization of instruments, supplies and equipment
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), interpersonal communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirements
To apply, visit:

http://jobs.amitahealth.org/job/5577103/supervisor-central-sterile-elk-grove-village-il/

EOE


Ref # 1283-1

May 19, 2016

Facility-Name: Spectrum Health Blodgett
Title: Sterile Processing Team Lead
Department/Area: Perioperative Services
Shift: Second Shift

Spectrum Health is one of the nation's top integrated delivery systems, and the quality of our hospitals, medical group and health plan is widely recognized. Regionally, we lead the way in sharing our quality performance and increasing patient safety.

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for overseeing and directing the work flow of the Sterile Processing Technicians and assisting with equipment and supply issues in work area. Provides input into the staff evaluations and assists with staff development on shift, as appropriate. Acts as a role model and resource to peers and other members of the health care team related to processing of equipment, instruments, and supplies.

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY
Reports To: Manager/Supervisor

EDUCATION and / or EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

Education

Education Level Education Details Required/Preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent Required

Experience
Experience Details Required/Preferred 3 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities sterile processing technician experience or related sterile processing Required

Skills
Required/Preferred Skill Other Skill Required Other (Specify) Working knowledge of infection control, aseptic techniques and sterilization techniques, laws and regulations. Required Other (Specify) Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Time management and organizational skills. Self directed. Ability to make quality, independent decisions. Analytical and strong problem solving skills. Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions. Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality. Ability to listen to others. Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems.

Licenses and Certifications
Enter Licenses/Certifications Other Lic/Certification Department Time Frame Req/Pref
Other Certification in Sterile Processing required through CBSPD or IAHCSMM Preferred Other Membership to a local, state or national sterile processing related organization Preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (For this Position)
  • Oversees and provides daily work direction to Sterile Processing Technicians responsible for inspecting, disinfecting,
  • assembling, processing and distributing patient care instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Responsible for the development of staff schedules and maintaining adequate staff levels to meet changing needs on a daily basis. Fills staff vacancies on a shift-by-shift basis to ensure appropriate work flow.
  • Assist manager with performance evaluations, goal setting, performance improvement and corrective actions. Acts as a role model and resource to peers and provides mentoring and support to subordinate staff to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • As workload requires, may perform the function of the Sterile Processing Technician including inspecting, disinfecting, assembling, processing and distributing patient care instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Monitors performance of sterilizers, sonic, utensil washers and other equipment and fills out repair requisitions as necessary.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Required for all Jobs)
  • Actively participates in safety initiatives and risk mitigating measures where appropriate and completes all position and unit safety related competencies and requirements on a timely basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Contact:

Michelle Freund
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone Number: 616-391-2520
Job Email: michelle.freund@spectrumhealth.org


Ref # 1282-1

May 19, 2016

Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. (IMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of STERIS Corporation, provides surgical instrument and device management, as well as clinical consulting, for more than 2,500 healthcare facilities. IMS offers fast turn-around time, competitive pricing and a commitment to helping customers avoid expensive replacement instruments through effective maintenance and proper handling.  IMS is rapidly growing our business and offers a dynamic environment, challenging work, and opportunity.

Manager, Clinical Operations – Evenings
(Chattanooga, TN)

Summary

Oversees the management and facilitates production and quality within contracted facilities.  Ensures customer’s expectations are met by managing activities and complying with contractual obligations.  Provides on-site support, training and communication to contracted facilities SPD management and personnel.   Ensures SPD compliance with the Department of Health, JCAHO, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facility policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions
  • Demonstrates complete understanding of Central Sterile Processing Management (CSPM) and Surgical Endoscopy Solutions (SES) processes and the ability to manage, train and implement in a contracted facility.
  • Develops and enforces the implementation of policies, new processes, procedures, product conversions, new services and programs in conjunction with the contract and IMS to improve client service.
  • Implements an efficient means of communicating with contracted facility, IMS employees, and IMS management to ensure quality. Conducts regularly scheduled meetings with contracted facility management to provide timely updates of project objectives and resolve any barriers.  Conducts meetings with IMS employees on a regular basis to communicate timely updates of project objectives and resolve any barriers. 
  • Interviews, hires, assists with training, coaches and disciplines employees to meet company objectives and customer requirements. Direct manages personnel of contracted facility if outsourced.
  • Provides weekly updates to DSPW and submits to IMS Corporate in a timely manner. 
  • Reviews/updates the implementation plan weekly to ensure target dates are met and barriers identified.
  • Abides by all company and contracted facility safety and health policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains professional relationships with all contracted facilities departments, as necessary and within contractual guidelines, to ensure effective, efficient support to the patient caregivers as it relates to the scope of the contract.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of the facility contract and the project implementation plan. 
  • Educates and assists in training of client facility management staff in all aspects of contracted services.  Conducts facility employee assessment to develop baseline knowledge level to identify opportunities for education/training to improve SPD processes.
  • Manages contracted facilities within budget as specified in facility contract and initial costing performance statements; maintain systems for the preservation of IMS and client facility resources such as surgical instrumentation.
  • Resolves client issues in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Submits and tracks contracted facility productivity and statistical reports to IMS and client as necessary.
  • Ensures proper operational processes are followed by all members of the IMS team in conjunction with the Department of Health JCAHO, OSHA, CDC, AAMI, AORN standards and facilities goals and policies.
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of all administrative documents and functions (time records, count sheets, inventories, billing, etc.) required by the contracted facility and IMS corporate.
  • Ensures proper training of IMS employees.  Ensures that monthly in-service programs are being conducted and documented.
  • Ensures proper IMS coverage at the facility.
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Provides supervision and coordination of SPD team including coordinators and technicians at the assigned facilities.  May supervise facility staff if contract calls for outsourcing.
Qualifications
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience as an SPD Manager/Supervisor preferred.
Computer Skills
  • Requires thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Certification as a Central Sterile Supervisor/Manager or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of employment strongly preferred.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive medical instrument/ equipment knowledge preferred.
Other Qualifications
  • Ability to work in a high stress, constantly changing environment. If assigned to travel, must maintain valid driver’s license, current vehicle insurance and valid credit card.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, sit and talk, see and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and push/pull in excess of 100 pounds.
  • Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Please apply to position #11999 - Manager, Clinical Operations, under careers at:

www.IMSTERIS.com

IMS, a wholly owned subsidiary of STERIS Corporation. STERIS is a $1.9B+, publicly traded (NYSE) organization of over 8000 employees and is dedicated to providing innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.

IMS Corporation complies with all obligations with respect to online application systems under guidelines provided by the US Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. If you are a disabled person who requires reasonable accommodation to complete an online application, please contact the STERIS Human Resources Department. 

IMS is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.


Ref # 1281-1

May 13, 2016

Facility-Name: Penn State Health - Hershey Medical Center
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing - Tech I
Shift: 2

ABOUT US:

At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.   

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for cleaning, assembling, packaging and sterilizing of all instruments and equipment according to the Certification Board for Sterile  Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD), the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), and the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management  (IAHCSMM) current standards. Additionally incumbents are also accountable for the following: Demonstrating awareness of personal and work area safety at all times Using evidence-based practices (EBP) and complying with facility safety policies and procedures in carrying out duties including those for blood borne pathogens and communicable diseases 

Keeping knowledge current on aseptic techniques and basic microbiology sufficient to understand the ways diseases and infections are transmitted and the importance of clean and sterile supplies in patient care

Attending training in new and improved sterilization practices and developments in the microbiology, bacteriology, and therapeutic practices as they affect the sterile supply operation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.   
  • 1 years sterile processing experience required.  
  • Sterile Processing Technician Certification required. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills and computer skills required.     
  • Must have the ability to read, comprehend and follow simple verbal instructions.  
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, including decimals and fractions. 
Contact:

Meghan Miller
Phone Number: 7175311478
Fax Number: 7175314707
Job Email: mmiller32@hmc.psu.edu


Ref # 1280-1

May 13, 2016

Facility-Name: University of Michigan Health System
Dept-Position: OR Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: All shifts (Days, Afternoons, Midnights)

Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan is currently seeking multiple Sterile Processing Technicians for the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor. These are full-time, 13-week contract positions with a possible 13-week extension (up to six months total). Openings are available on all three shifts (days, afternoons, midnights) and pay $21 per hour. All applicants must have at least one year of previous experience and be CRCST and CSPDT certified.

Manpower associates on assignment have access to a great benefit package including weekly paychecks, an insurance program, anniversary/holiday pay, training opportunities, direct  deposit/paycard, tuition/certification reimbursement, and much more!

Apply today or give us a call for more information: 734-665-3757 or administrative@manpowermi.com. Want to get a head start? Go to www.manpowerjobs.com to create a My Manpower account, and then give us a call.

Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan has helped both companies and individuals navigate the ever-changing world of work in Washtenaw and Monroe Counties for over 50 years. To learn more, visit us at: http://www.manpowermi.com.

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Manpower, Inc. of SE Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ref # 1279-1

May 13, 2016

Facility-Name: Anne Arundel Medical Center
Dept-Position: Director, Central Sterile Processing
Shift: 8:00am-4:30pm

Director, Central Sterile Processing

The career opportunities offered throughout Anne Arundel Medical Center are as unique and diverse as each one of our 4,000+ 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.

Bring your proven success in managing the complexities of the day to day operations to this key leadership role.

Reporting to the Medical Director of Perioperative Services, your overall responsibilities will include regulating compliance, HR concerns, fiscal budgeting, and service excellence. Additionally, you will participate in the planning and development of programs, and serve as a collaborative partner with all medical staff as well as the community and organization at large.

To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health related field (Master’s degree preferred) and 5 years of relevant experience and 3 years of management experience.

You will enjoy our location in Annapolis, Maryland. America's former colonial capital offers highly desirable living on the Chesapeake Bay, plus close proximity to the cultural advantages of Washington D.C. To learn, please visit www.aamccareers.org. For complete position description and to apply online, visit https://teds.aahs.org/careers/views/jobDetails.xhtml?reqCd=TAL10001NR&reqRevCd=1.

Visit our Twitter page for more information on job postings; resume tips, and news about AAMC.

EOE, M/F/D/V. Tobacco-Free Workplace.


Ref # 1278-1

May 9, 2016

Facility-Name: Tufts Medical Center; Boston, MA
Position: CPD Technician I in the Surgical Services: Central Processing Department
Shift: Evening, Full Time; 40 hours per week

If you are interested in the CPD Technician I position here at Tufts Medical Center, please visit http://jobs.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/ and apply for Website req#: 10114900.

The Central Processing Department (CPD) is responsible for the availability of sterile instrumentation/supplies to accommodate the Surgery schedule, Emergencies/Traumas, Clinics and hospital departments.

Responsibilities:
Decontamination, assembly and sterilization of all instruments used throughout the hospital including general surgical instrumentation.
Assemble case carts with supplies and instruments as it pertains to the surgery schedule, and availability to sterile instrumentation to hospital departments.

Requirements:
Efficient in the operation of all equipment within the department; knowledgeable with general and specialty instrumentation.
Extremely conscientious with regard to procedures.
Accurate and able to follow guidelines, refraining from "short cuts" where technique is involved.
Able to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks and handle changing environment and assignments.
Good communication skills
Computer skills with knowledge of Windows 98, Instrument Tracking systems.
Knowledge of the hospital, infection control and medical terminology is highly desirable.
CPD Certification Required
High School degree or equivalent.


Ref # 1277-1

May 8, 2016

Facility-Name: SIPS CONSULTS
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Educator
Shift: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

The SPD Educator collaborates with Perioperative services to evaluate, revise, and enforce educational programs, curriculum, and other related materials needed for facility needs. Educators will develop and organize educational content and curriculum; implement, conduct and enforce training programs for all departmental staff members. SPD Educators are responsible for developing tools, competencies, and retention methods needed to evaluate and maintain records of participation.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Report to the Director or Designee

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Conducts and records safety orientation for: new hires, annual compliance, safety violations, and as needed.
  • Through observation and past performance records, the educator will identify areas of concern and implement programs for process improvement.
  • Creates educational pamphlets and presentations.
  • Determines measurable goals and objectives for educational programs.
  • Organizes and conducts educational sessions and formal trainings on regular bases.
  • Modifies educational content, training programs, and methodologies as needed.
  • Incorporates appropriate teaching methodologies to meet identified needs and course objectives.  
  • Conducts competency evaluations through skill demonstration and written assessments to determine areas for performance improvement.
  • Develops and uses evaluation tools to measure the effectiveness of training.
  • Collaborates with vendors to coordinate and promote educational events.
  • Provides feedback to managers regarding orientations, trainings and educational process of staff members.
  • Continuously researches and studies the professional field of Sterile Processing and Materials Management. 
  • Participates in continuing education programs to: improve course curriculum and content, improve interaction between employees and patients, update best practices, and maintain professional competence and skills needed to perform duties with adequately. 
  • Documents improvement findings and updates; submits reports to the Director.
  • Creates, records, and maintains accurate in-service records with complete accuracy as required by the customer and regulatory agencies.  
  • Ensures that records, attendance logs, and other educational documentation are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
  • Engages in process and quality improvement activities. 
  • Ensures that processes and services are continuously monitored for: quality, cost effectiveness, and efficiency.  
  • Ensures that services are provided in accordance with state and Federal regulations, organizational policy, and accreditation compliance requirements.
  • Makes and implements recommendations to improve operational quality efficiency and implement new services for areas of responsibility.
  • Provides information to management on the implication of policies and procedures being formulated, and recommends specific action.
  • Contributes an educational perspective as an influential member of the department.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for adherence of quality control on all sterilizers (i.e. biological, chemical, and mechanical monitoring) according to the standards set by: JACHO, AORN, and AAMI.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the facility.
  • Performs others duties as management may direct. 
  • Have knowledge of and stay in compliance with applicable infection control policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Can assess, and identify educational needs.
  • 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 

  • Current CRCST certification
  • Three (3) years of Supervisor and/or education experience.
  • Possess great communication skills.
  • Act in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Work in a cooperative manner.

PREFERRED

  • Associate in Business or Healthcare 
  • 5 years or more of Sterile Processing Educational experience. 

Please complete our application under job opportunities at www.sipsconsults.com


Ref # 1276-1

May 1, 2016

Facility-Name: Massachusetts General Hospital
Dept-Position: Director of Sterile Processing
Shift: 40 hours per week

If you are interested in the Director of Sterile Processing position with Massachusetts General Hospital, please visit www.mghcareers.org and apply for job ID: 3016768

About Massachusetts General Hospital:

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding in 1811, MGH is the oldest and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.  Offering sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery, the 907-bed medical center each year admits approximately 47,650 inpatients and handles nearly 1.4 million visits to its extensive outpatient programs, including more than 88,000 emergency visits.  The surgical staff performs approximately 38,000 operations annually, and the MGH Vincent Obstetrics Service delivers more than 3,500 babies a year.  The largest non-government employer in the City of Boston, MGH has nearly 22,500 employees, including more than 3,700 registered nurses.  MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are founding members of Partners HealthCare System, a Boston-based integrated healthcare delivery system, and MGH is consistently ranked among the nation’s top hospitals by US News and World Report.  MGH is nationally recognized for its contribution to the healthcare industry and its tradition of providing excellent patient care.  The MGH reflects this quality in its operation.

Mass General is seeking a dynamic, experienced, strategic-thinking Director of Sterile Processing to lead its dedicated and talented Sterile Processing team. The Director will be an integral part of the Perioperative leadership team with oversight of the MGH main campus and MGH off-site locations. With access to the most advanced technologies, the Director will also be charged with continuing to develop an already robust infrastructure.

General Overview:

Under general direction of the Executive Medical Director for Perioperative Services, this position is responsible for developing policies, systems and procedures for the fiscal control, planning, organizing, directing and supervision of all activities and staff related to the decontamination, reprocessing and sterilization of inventoried items including but not limited to surgical instrumentation, linen and other equipment. The candidate will be responsible for the ongoing development of the Central Sterile Processing Department. Drawing on an understanding of departmental practices and procedures and their interface with the operating rooms and broader hospital needs, the incumbent will provide upper management with specific recommendations as to the equipping and staffing models associated with the new SPD department housed in the new Lunder building.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with senior leadership in the development of operation standards, policies, and procedures. 
  • Reviews feedback from customers (i.e. Main OR, clinics, other departments), compiles, and analyzes support data and implements procedural changes as appropriate.
  • Acts as the liaison to all other MGH hospital units and offsite SPD areas regarding security, safety, project management, finance, information resources, research, etc. 
  • Attends and participates in hospital committee meetings as appropriate (i.e. Infection Control Committee and Safety Committee). 
  • Develop, recommend and implement policies and procedures to comply with requirements of regulatory agencies such as JCAHO and The Massachusetts Department of Public Health in regards to separation of clean and contaminated equipment; packaging, dating and sterilizing supplies and equipment; stock rotation and assembly. 
  • Establish and monitor departmental productivity standards in accordance with accepted industry measurements.
  • Prepare and monitor fiscal year departmental budgets for non salary expenses, salary and wage expenses and capital equipment.
  • Perform cost analyses as required to determine the cost effectiveness of departmental activities.
  • Interview, hire, train and orient, schedule and provides corrective action to supervisors and group leaders.
  • Reviews and approves time off requests, completes payroll, monitors attendance and tardiness, interprets hospital policies and ensures adequate coverage for all areas of responsibility.
  • Directly supervises, mentors, and develops all SPD  managers
  • Creates user support teams, develops and conducts user training at multiple levels. 
  • Responds to and resolves customer service complaints.
  • Develops and monitors standards for quality and quantity of work performed. 
  • Directly assures that instrument tracking system is used consistently and provides monthly reports and scorecard to senior departmental leadership as well as to the senior leadership of the hospital.
  • Actively works with departmental information systems, SPD staff, and nursing staff to continue refinement of the case-cart system servicing all operating rooms.
  • Works with departmental IS staff to implement and enhance information technologies to improve the efficiency of the department and management of the instrumentation.
  • Identify own areas for development and actively seeks opportunities to strengthen and expand skills and abilities.
  • Partnered with IMS, develop and implement an instrument inventory and maintenance program
  • Develop, implement, and maintain an educational program for initial and ongoing certification of all SPD staff
Qualifications:
  • Management experience in a healthcare setting required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a SPD managerial role preferred.
  • Masters degree in related field preferred.  
  • CST Certification preferred
Skills/Abilities/Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to effectively work with clinicians and support staff.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office applications and personal computers
  • Exemplary analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Analytical abilities necessary to organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of others
  • Ability to manage frequent stress due to critical issues, changing organizational climate, and personnel issues
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.


Ref # 1275-6

April 29, 2016

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

The Certified Sterile Processing Technician reports to the Nurse Manager. Under general supervision of the department manager, shift supervisor or designee, the Certified Sterile Processing Technician performs instrument production, case assembly, sterile processing, and decontamination of surgical instruments in compliance with medical center policies and procedures, state, local and federal requirements. This position will also function as a preceptor to new hires.

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and current certification in sterile processing from a nationally recognized sterilization certification body and a minimum of two years work experience as a certified sterile processing technician required. Work involves close adherence to departmental, hospital and regulatory agency compliance to policies and procedures. Must be able to maintain all appropriate records and documentation in accordance with regulatory standards. Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining a high volume of production with a low error rate. Must be able to perform efficacy testing and accurate interpretation, reporting, and recording of results. Shift, weekend and holiday rotation will be required. Employee will be required to maintain active certification status while employed to include all required continuing education requirements. Must perform as a preceptor.

Current certification in sterile processing from a nationally recognized sterilization certification body required and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

Please submit an application online
http://www.applymuscjobs.com/postings/20112


Ref # 1274-2

April 28, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours Health System
Dept-Position: Manager, Central Sterile Services
Shift: FT - Day/Evening

Are you seeking to work in unique culture of compassionate care?  Do you value teamwork and have what it takes to lead a highly engaged team?

If so, then consider joining the Central Sterile team with Bon Secours as a Manager!  We are currently seeking an experienced Central Sterile leader to co-manage our team in Richmond, VA.  This team provides sterile processing services to our four acute care facilities in the Richmond market and operates out of our Offsite Reprocessing Center.

Preferred applicants will have multiple years of leadership experience in sterile processing at the supervisor level or above and maintain certification through IAHCSMM (or other certifying body).

For more information, please contact me or visit our website at careers.bonsecours.com.


Ref # 1273-1

April 28, 2016

Facility-Name: Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Dept-Position: Education Specialist
Shift: Full-time

Education Specialist
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking an Education Specialist to support the educational needs of the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and Perioperative Support Tech (PST) team in a busy 26 room OR as well as 6 room Outpatient Surgery Center. This role will utilize quality and process improvement skills to ensure that we maintain the highest standards of care and clinical expertise for the CST and PST team. The services include orthopedics, ENT, plastics, urology, general surgery, ophthalmology, robotics, thoracic, cardiac and vascular. The Education Specialist establishes quality and staff education in the assigned areas and ensures adherence to standards and best practices throughout DHMC. This role also provides clinicians, managers and administrators of audited departments with resources (i.e., skills, knowledge, project leadership, data and time) to accomplish specific objectives relating to measurement and improvement. 

Our Surgical Technologists enjoy opportunities to grow and specialize in the field and healthcare while practicing in a state-of-the-art environment with some of the world's finest surgeons. The desire to work as a team member and support this team in an efficient, patient centered, rapidly changing environment a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides the technical expertise regarding standards and best practices in the applicable field, especially as it relates to all appropriate regulatory agencies who govern those standards.
  • Updates and/or revises applicable operational policies, procedures and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies' requirements.
  • Monitors all quality systems and performs necessary quality audits.
  • Identifies quality variances, documents deficiencies and trends and prepares reports and data as a result of monitoring and auditing activities.  
  • Provides feedback to leaders in applicable areas. Elevates all critical quality issues to the appropriate level.
  • Collaborates with front line staff to resolve complex issues associated with processes within the assigned area (work flow, equipment restrictions, etc.).
  • Develops required training programs and coordinates the orientation, on the job training, cross training and certification and recertification activities for all applicable personnel. Facilitates educational opportunities for new technology.
  • Initiates and/or supports continuous improvement initiatives throughout the departments in conjunction with the D-H Value Institute.
  • Performs auditing process for sterilization and high-level disinfection for all applicable external departments at D-H.  
  • Takes charge of the systematic measurement, auditing and reporting of performance results and internal improvements in quality.
  • Works with each department to correct critical variances and develop firm timelines to correct remaining variances and reports all non-compliance to leaders for further action.
  • Performs essential functions of certified tech roles within assigned department as needed.
  • May act as departmental liaison and support person to the D-H Infection Prevention Committee and develops reports and presentations to this group as required.  
  • Leads investigations into quality issues as officially reported through the appropriate D-H reporting system of record.

To be considered candidates must have a Bachelor's level college degree or professional equivalent experience with a minimum of 3 years of directly applicable experience in a healthcare organization, preferably in central sterile reprocessing, inventory and logistics, infection control or in the OR.

National certifications as appropriate for assigned areas (Surgical Tech - CST, Heartsaver AED, Cell Saver Operator, Central Sterile Reprocessing - CSR and/or Laser Operator, etc.) are vital. Applicants must have excellent demonstrated interpersonal skills and knowledge of a variety of software products such as Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Access, Power Point, Word Visio, etc. A working knowledge of measurement and continuous improvement concepts and applications is essential. In addition, it is preferred that candidates have previous experience in management of projects, policy and procedure writing, and interaction with information systems. 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at:
http://careers.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Ref # 1272-1

April 27, 2016

Position Title: Certified Sterile Processing Tech / Central Supply Technician / Instrument Tech- Full Time
Company Name: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Location: Allen, Texas, United States

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Allen is in search of Certified Sterile Processing Technician to join the Central Sterile Team!

Highlights:
  • Full Time / 40 hours per week / 2nd shift / Monday to Friday
  • Six (6) OR suites and one (1) GI room; Surgical specialties include general, gynecology, orthopedics, ortho spine, plastics, urology, and ENT
  • Be part of the Texas Health Resources family, a 2014 Becker's Healthcare's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare", A 2015 FORTUNE Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and 2015 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal, is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States
View our current Certified Sterile Processing opening and directly apply @ http://adtrk.tw/MVSpA

***Texas Health requires an online application***

Questions? Email bethsimonton@texashealth.org

Duties:
  • Ensure that instrument sets and equipment are available when needed
  • Process and distribute surgical instruments
  • Monitors supplies as necessary
  • Process trays ensuring they are done correctly and contain clean, properly working instruments
  • Use proper sterilization techniques
  • Perform other duties as assigned
View all of Texas Health Resources' Sterile Processing openings in the Dallas – Ft. Worth area @ http://adtrk.tw/MVSmk

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 2015 and 2016 FORTUNE Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For®”
  • 2015 “Healthiest Employer in North Texas” by Dallas Business Journal and 2015 Fortune “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials”
  • Ranked #1 on the Fortune's 2015 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” and #2 on the nation's 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity for 2015 by Great Place to Work®
  • 2015 “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” by the National Business Group on Health (marking the sixth year THR has received this award)
  • 2015 Platinum-level recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for being a “Fit-Friendly Worksite”
  • A 2016 Becker's Healthcare's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
  • Named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation's 2015 “Most Wired” health care systems for the 15th time in 17 years
  • Ranked #3 on 2015 “100 Best Workplaces for Women list” by Great Place to Work®
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)
  • Company Volunteer days / CTO
Join us on LinkedIn @ http://linkd.in/TXHealthResources

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

Qualifications:
  • High School Graduate or G.E.D.
  • Sterile Processing Technician Certification required
  • Three (3) years of Sterile Processing experience required
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class

Keywords: “Certified Sterile Processing”, “Central Supply”, Technician, “Central Sterile”, “Instrument Tech”, “Sterile Processing”, “Sterile Processor”, Allen, Plano, McKinney, Dallas, TX, Texas

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

Ref # 1270-2

April 8, 2016

Facility-Name: Carle Foundation Hospital
Dept-Position: SPD, Sterile Processing Core Tech
Shift: Full-time, 10:30p-7a or 2p-10:30p, variable days w/ on-call rotation

SUMMARY

The SPD Core Specialist is responsible for verifying all instruments and supplies used on surgical cases.  The Core Specialist will acquire and maintain an advanced knowledge of OR instruments in order to provide assistance to the OR and SPD staff, particularly in problem solving with the OR and SPD staff.  The Core Specialist will coordinate with the OR service line coordinators to provide input on physician preference items and serve as a liaison between the SPD and OR staff regarding instrument issues and changes.  The Core Specialist will assist in the day to day operations of the SPD department and well as help coordinate initiatives to improve work flow and quality.

EDUCATION
  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or
  • Central Supply Processing Department Technician (CSPDT) or
  • May obtain CRCST or CSPDT within 6 months of hire.
EXPERIENCE
  • Two years of experience in Sterile Processing or a related field.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact:

Tanner Israel
Urbana, IL, 61801
Phone Number: 217-383-6786
Fax Number: 217-326-4784
Job Email: tanner.israel@carle.com


Ref # 1267-4

March 31, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours Health System
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Techs
Shift: FT - variable shifts

For those seeking more than just a career, take advantage of the CULTURE of compassionate care at Bon Secours Health System!

We are currently seeking certified and/or experienced Central Sterile Techs to join our expanding team in Richmond, VA!  Opportunities are full-time with variable shift options and include an amazing benefits package, featuring tuition reimbursement starting DAY ONE, paid time off, retirement, and a Wellness Incentive Program offering up to $900 a year!

If you are looking to take the LEAD in your career and have experience as a Central Sterile leader, consider our Lead Sterile Operations and Manager opportunities.

For more information, visit our website at https://careers.bonsecours.com or contact Melissa Bigos.


Ref # 1253-4

February 24, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician

Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare.

Join our Sterile Processing Team in Memphis TN!!!

SpecialtyCare sterile processing teams play a vital role in the health and well-being of our patients. By tracking and sterilizing vital surgical instruments, we reduce the risk of infection, lost instruments, incomplete trays, and surgeon frustration. Our certified technicians provide the expertise, quality control, and strict regulatory compliance to keep the operating room running smoothly. Our SPM supervisors and managers are also instrumental in overseeing operations, conducting in-service training, and working with hospital administrators and staff to find and implement efficiencies that provide on-time service delivery, reduce costs, and ensure patient safety.

Job Summary
As a Sterile Processing Technician with SpecialtyCare you are responsible for decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of supplies and equipment dispensed by the department following infection control practices.  It is your responsibility to ensure client satisfaction while also adhering to the highest quality and compliance standards. 
  • Assure 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 other regulatory agencies.
  • Sterilize instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various types of autoclaves.
  • 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:
    • 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.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • CRCST certification or CSPDS certification required.
  • Previous experience in sterile processing preferred but not required.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology.
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Focused on producing quality work.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.
Benefits
SpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan. We also cover the cost of maintaining certification.

To Apply: Please send resumes to Bashty Teague – Bashty.teague@specialtycare.net

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will


Ref # 1230-6

December 31, 2015

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Director
Shift: 8AM - 4:30PM M-F

The Director, Central Sterile Processing reports to the Chief Supply Chain Officer. Under limited supervision, the Director, Central Sterile Processing is responsible for providing leadership of the Sterile Processing Department and all facets of sterile processing and perioperative supply chain functions to include support of ancillary areas, labor and delivery, outpatient, and ambulatory settings. This role oversees departmental operations and productivity, inclusive of work flow design and optimization. This position evaluates, maintains, and improves quality control systems while developing a cohesive team, mentoring supervisory staff, and ensuring technical competency across all position levels. This role is responsible for the development and adherence to the budget and partners with stakeholders at all locations to ensure customer and patient satisfaction while upholding the quality standards of a high performing organization.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and a minimum of 8 to 10 years of combined SPD and OR experience with at least 5 years of management experience required; master’s degree and licensure as a Registered Nurse are preferred. Certification in sterile processing as a Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) is preferred, or must obtained within 6 months in position. Extensive knowledge of standard procedures and methods used to decontaminate, clean, inspect, assemble, package, sterilize, store and distribute items and instrumentation within applicable federal, state and other regulatory agencies required. Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising as well as prepare clear, comprehensive written and oral reports and materials. Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, and time) across multiple departments. Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.

Please submit an application online at www.muscjobs.com and reference posting number A152700.


Ref # 1229-6

December 31, 2015

Facility-Name: Medical University of South Carolina
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Manager
Shift: 8AM - 4:30PM M-F

The Sterile Processing Manager (SPD) reports to the Director, Central Sterile Processing. Under limited supervision, the Manager, Central Sterile Processing is responsible for providing daily oversight of the operations for the Sterile Processing Services Department (SPD) to include all facets of sterile processing and perioperative supply chain functions in support of labor and delivery and several outpatient and ambulatory settings. This role is responsive to the needs of the end user and SPD staff. This position abides by and maintains quality measures that are established by the department. This role identifies and brings forward opportunities to improve quality control systems, build and maintain a cohesive team, mentor staff, and ensure technical competency across all staff positions. The Manager adheres to the budget and partners with stakeholders at all locations to ensure customer and patient satisfaction while upholding the quality standards of a high performing organization.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and a minimum of 5 years of SPD experience with at least 3 years of demonstrated management experience required; master’s degree in Nursing, Business or Health Care Administration preferred. Fundamentals of cleaning and packaging sterile supplies and instruments, steam sterilization, quality assurance, infection control, isolation techniques, and safe practices in sterile processing within applicable federal, state and other regulatory agencies required.

Extensive knowledge of all surgical instrumentation and equipment, processing and sterilization techniques and standards, supplies, microbiology, soaps and detergents required. Knowledge of standard procedures and methods used to Must be proficient in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, have experience in staff development, personnel management, critical thinking and budgetary principles. Proficiency with MS Office required.

Please submit an application online at www.muscjobs.com and reference posting number A152698 and A152699.


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