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Ref # 1053-1

November 21, 2014

Surgical Tech/Quality Control Coordinator

You’re always one step ahead of each case.

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

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

To qualify you will need:

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

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

Equal Opportunity Employer


Ref # 1052-1

November 20, 2014

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

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

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

Management Guidance / Mentoring & Process Improvement

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

Human Resource Management

  • Measure departmental workload statistics to determine efficient scheduling practices

Staffing matrix

  • Staff to procedural demand

Instrumentation

  • Identify Standardization and utilization opportunities

Efficiency in Sterile Processing

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

Contact:

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


Ref # 1051-1

November 20, 2014

Sterile Processing Educator
Hershey, PA

ABOUT US:

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

JOB SUMMARY:

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

SALARY RANGE:

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

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

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


Ref # 1050-1

November 19, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Dallas, TX & Poughkeepsie, NY
Shift: Various/Rotating

JOB SUMMARY

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

REQUIRED

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

PREFERRED

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

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Decontamination

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Transporter

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Asset Management Tracking System

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Case Cart/ Crash Cart/ Patient Care Equipment

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Sterilizers

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Instrumentation

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Other duties as directed

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

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

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

*OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Contact:

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


Ref # 1049-1

November 19, 2014

Central Sterile Processing Supervisor
Hershey, PA

ABOUT US:

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

JOB SUMMARY:

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

SALARY RANGE:

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

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

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


Ref # 1048-1

November 15, 2014

Facility-Name: Center for Special Surgery
Dept-Position: Certified Sterile Processing Technician
Shift: Monday - Friday Days

Description: Job opening for a Sterile Processing Technician who is familiar with AAMI regulations and instrument processing at a One Room Medicare Certified and AAAHC Accredited ASC. The ASC is located "Down the Shore" in Wall NJ and offers a generous benefit package. Please fax resume to the Director of Nursing @ 732-974-3596 or email to kathys.css@optimum.net


Ref # 1047-1

November 15, 2014

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

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

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

Texas Health Plano:

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

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

Texas Health Denton:

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

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

Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or G.E.D

Preferred Requirements / Qualifications:

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

Duties include but not limited to:

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

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

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

Why Texas Health Resources?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/38s42r4


Ref # 1046-1

November 14, 2014

Facility-Name: Integrated Medical Systems (IMS)
Dept-Position: Operating Room Liaison- Philadelphia, PA
Shift: Multiple

Description:

Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. - IMS addresses the readiness and the flow of surgical instruments from the central sterile department through the operating room suite, helping to build a bridge between the two.

IMS has developed proven programs for instrument care, repair, restoration, education, minimally invasive surgical support and central sterile department processes.

We are currently seeking to hire for the position of OR Liaison. We’re looking for someone with a strong knowledge of the industry, proven interpersonal skills, solid communication, high drive and energy, and the ability to build relationships within a facility. Experience the pride and prestige of working with a successful company committed to first class service offerings. Again, successful leadership of building and maintaining relationships is essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as the point person (customer service specialist) with OR/SPD personnel and physicians to resolve issues that may arise before, during, and after a case.
  • Communicates with the IMS/SPD staff prior to any/all surgical cases to ascertain specific instrument and supply needs and ensures these items are available. Resolves issues or offers alternatives when necessary.
  • Identifies instrumentation related to tray additions and reconfigurations and communicates order needs to CSPM Manager.
  • Performs data collection duties for tracking on the Daily Service Planning Worksheet (i.e. O.R. Complaints, Tray Errors/QA, Total Cases, Total Add-Ons, Count Sheets).
  • Assists in and monitors projects on an as needed basis (case carts, trauma carts, building surgeon’s specialty sets, etc.), assists in the creation (as needed) and aids in the maintenance of physician preference cards. Report findings and revisions to the CSPM Manager.
  • Consults with OR and SPD staff to identify and implement revisions to instrument trays, naming conventions, count sheets, and methods of specialty instrument identification (taping).
  • Reviews surgery schedule to determine loaner/vendor instrumentation availability.
  • Assists in the education of OR and SPD staff on an as needed basis.
  • Provides in-services to IMS staff in conjunction with monthly staff meeting and as needed related to new equipment.
  • Monitors Priority List to ensure instrumentation is ready and available for all first cases of the day as well as instrumentation that must be reprocessed for to follow  procedures.
  • Assists in the reprocessing of instrumentation in the SPD department on an as needed basis.
  • Adheres to IMS' dress requirements in street and O.R. attire.  
  • Appearance is neat and well-groomed at all times.
  • Interacts daily with OR Coordinators/Team Leaders to identify needs and resolve issues.

Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Previous experience as a surgical technician is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

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

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

EOE M/F/D/V

Contact:

Amanda Campbell
Homewood, AL 35209
Phone Number: 205-414-6104
Job Email: amandacampbell@imsready.com


Ref # 1045-1

November 11, 2014

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

Description: Carle Foundation Hospital, a level I trauma center in Urbana, IL, is seeking full time Sterile Processing Technicians to fill evening and night time positions.  SPD Technicians are responsible for decontaminating, disassembling, cleaning, reassembling, packaging and sterilizing instrumentation used in surgeries as well as nursing units.

The ideal candidate will have previous SPD or Surgical Tech experience, basic data entry skills and the ability to lift 25 lbs or more. SPD Certification is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience, insurance coverage, paid time off, 401K and tuition assistance as well as a number of other voluntary benefits.

Visit our careers website at www.carle.org/careers to apply

EOE-M/F/Disabled/Vet

About Carle: Carle is an integrated, not-for-profit, regional healthcare provider with facilities across east central Illinois. At Carle, we focus on high quality, patient-focused care with some of the nation’s top medical professionals embarking on the latest treatments and new clinical research.

At its core are Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle Physician Group and Health Alliance Medical Plans. The 393-bed regional care hospital has achieved Magnet® designation, the nation's highest honor for nursing care. Carle Physician Group, the outpatient practice serving nearly 225,000 unique patients annually, is comprised of more than 350 physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality care in 50 specialties located in 14 communities across central Illinois. As an integrated system, Carle remains a committed partner in strengthening the health and well-being of the communities we serve.


Ref # 1044-1

November 11, 2014

Facility-Name: SEASHORE SURGICAL INSTITUTE
Dept-Position: STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN
Shift: EVENING HOURS

Description: Surgery Center in Brick NJ seeks certified SPD technician for per diem afternoon/evenings. Facility looking for a second shift SPD tech to assist in sterile instrument processing on late days.  Flexible afternoon hours ex: 12n-6p.

Please email resume to don@seashoresurgical.com


Ref # 1043-1

November 11, 2014

Facility-Name: KARL STORZ
Dept-Position: Reprocessing Technician
Shift: 11:00am - 7:30pm

Job Summary:

The Reprocessing Technician is responsible for operating and maintaining all decontamination equipment in Customer Returns.  The position is responsible for identifying/utilizing the proper decontamination procedures ensuring all equipment and instruments are cleaned/ sterilized in accordance. Position must also be able to perform essential functions in Customer Returns receiving.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform the internal/external processing and sterilization of surgical and non-surgical grade instruments and equipment.
  • Operate and maintain all Decontamination Equipment.
  • Follow all KSEA Cleaning Protocols.
  • Train KSEA Associates on Decontamination and Return Department functions.
  • Follow-up and follow-through (including problem resolution) must be complete and accomplished in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to process return with both safety and efficiency as high priorities.
  • Must be able to assist Customer Returns group as needed, performing in the role of a Customer Return Clerk.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Must adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • The ability to foster and sustain teamwork is essential.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have valid Central Service Technician Certification. 
  • 2 years of experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of decontamination processes, equipment, and agents.
  • Strong knowledge of KARL STORZ product and sterilization processes preferred.
  • Experience in proper handling of HazMat/Bio Hazards. 
  • Must pay special attention to details.
  • Must work well under pressure and maintain a professional attitude.
  • Flexibility with changing daily priorities.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and general computer skills.
  • SAP experience preferred.

About the Company:

As the largest privately held medical device company in the world, KARL STORZ has achieved global preeminence in endoscopes and medical imaging devices used in minimally invasive surgery. Our dedication to employee achievement and development through effective training and our commitment to a workforce that reflects and respects global diversity and the future of the environment have allowed KARL STORZ to serve our customers for over 60 years. 

Contact:

Sarah Tower
Southbridge, MA 01550
Phone Number: 774-318-2881
Job Email: sarah.tower@karlstorz.com


Ref # 1042-1

November 7, 2014

About Sharp HealthCare
Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit integrated regional health care delivery system based in San Diego, California. Sharp includes four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals and three medical groups, plus a full spectrum of other facilities and services. Serving a population of approximately 3 million in San Diego County, Sharp operates 1,867 beds, has approximately 2,600 physicians on medical staffs, 1,582 physicians in medical groups, and more than 13,000 employees. The Sharp Experience is our unique, system wide commitment to transforming health care in San Diego.

Supervisor Sterile Processing Department
Hours: 8-hour shift: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm, including weekends
Sharp Memorial Hospital

The Supervisor of the Sterile Processing Department is responsible for efficient workflows in the decontamination, assembly, sterilization, case cart and inventory areas.  He/she also provides oversight for the proper management of loaner instrumentation. Knowledgeable with all SPD regulatory aspects. Has a “can do” attitude, reliable, dependable, and consistently role models leadership behavioral standards.

This position is for the Surgical Department at Sharp Memorial Hospital. The Surgical Department has a brand new state of the art facility. The multi-specialty surgical services is comprised of 12 OR suites. Some of the nationally recognized programs are in Bariatric, Robotic, and Open Heart and Transplant. If you desire a challenge in a fast paced, technologically advanced and collaborative department, consider Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate from an approved Sterile Processing School/Course
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (SPD)
  • Five to seven years’ recent sterile processing experience in a complex surgical setting
  • Leadership experience
  • Knowledgeable with all SPD regulatory aspects, "Can do" attitude, reliable, dependable, consistently role models leadership behavioral standard.
  • Great interpersonal skills, Approachable, Behavioral Standard

Sharp Memorial Hospital - the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms - is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds.  Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET® -designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of interview
To apply, visit:
http://careers.sharp.com/san-diego/clinical-technician/jobid6349940-supervisor-sterile-processing-department-spd-jobs

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre- employment background checks before starting work.


Ref # 1041-1

November 4, 2014

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

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 Lead Technician in:

  • Morgantown, W.V.

Job Summary

The Sterile Processing 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.

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

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will


Ref # 1040-1

November 4, 2014

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

Description: SpecialtyCare is Your Trusted Career Partner

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

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

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

Job Summary

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

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

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

Requirements

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

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

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


Ref # 1039-1

November 4, 2014

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

Description: SpecialtyCare is Your Trusted Career Partner

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

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

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

  • Pensacola, FL
  • Morgantown, W.V.

Job Summary

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

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

Requirements

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

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will.

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


Ref # 1038-1

November 4, 2014

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

Description: SpecialtyCare is Your Trusted Career Partner

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

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

SpecialtyCare is looking for a Sterile Processing Department Supervisor in the following cities:

  • Pensacola, FL
  • Morgantown, W.V.

Job Summary

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

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

Requirements

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

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

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


Ref # 1037-1

October 31, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Surgical Technician - Westchester County, NY
Shift: Rotating / Various

Description:

Job Summary: 

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

Job Functions:

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

 SUPPLEMENTAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under direct supervision of R.N., identifies psychosocial needs of patient.
  • Under direct supervision of R.N., interacts with patient using knowledge of psychosocial and emotional needs of patient.
  • Under direct supervision of R.N., positions patient for the surgical procedure utilizing knowledge of special needs based on age of patient.
  • Under direct supervision of R.N., prepares room environment to meet needs of patient. 

Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • National Surgical Technician certification.
  • Graduate of an accredited operating room technology program.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and supplies.
  • Previous surgical technician experience in an Operating Room required.
  • Cardiac surgery, orthopedic surgery, trauma, experience preferred.

Contact:

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


Ref # 1036-1

October 31, 2014

Facility-Name: SIPS Consults
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Westchester County, NY
Shift: 3pm - 11pm

Description:

JOB SUMMARY

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

REQUIRED

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

PREFERRED

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

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Decontamination

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Transporter

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Asset Management Tracking System

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Case Cart/ Crash Cart/ Patient Care Equipment

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Sterilizers

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Instrumentation

  • Proficient Knowledge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Skills

Other duties as directed

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

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

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

*OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Contact:

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


Ref # 1035-1

October 31, 2014

Facility-Name: St. Luke's University Health Network
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department-Director of SPD
Shift: Days, with additional hours as required

Description: St. Luke's University Health Network, located in the Lehigh Valley region of Eastern PA and Warren Co., NJ is currently recruiting a Network Director of SPD. The Director of Sterile Processing Department (SPD) supervises, assigns and directs all activities of personnel performing Sterile Processing functions. Has authority and responsibility for the operations of Central Sterile Processing Department, including staffing, budgets, customer service and productivity. Also ensures that strict and proper infection control procedures are followed for decontamination, sterilization, storage and transportation of equipment, and sterile supplies and instruments/sets utilized throughout the Network in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of St. Luke’s. Plans, organizes, develops, coordinates, manages, evaluates and directs the daily operation and activities of all Sterile Processing for the Network.  Maintains records and provides reports.  Assures customer satisfaction.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: R.N., L.P.N. or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 5+ years supervisory experience in Sterile Processing preferred

Please send resume and the salary range you are targeting to scheirs@slhn.org

No third parties, please.

EOE


Ref # 1034-1

October 23, 2014

Facility-Name: Ingalls Memorial Hospital (Harvey, IL)
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician in Sterile Processing Department
Shift: 2nd shift- rotating hours, part time

Description: Under the supervision of the Director and Supervisor, the Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for all the duties relating to processing of sterile supplies, preparation of instruments and the decontamination of patient related equipment.  General functions include but are not limited to monitoring sterilizers and maintenance of sterilization records, issuing surgical supplies and instrumentation, maintaining inventory and PAR level data, maintaining responsibility for attendance and punctuality, promoting effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships, and maintaining professional conduct at all times.

Education: High School Diploma, Completion of Sterile Processing Program

Certification: Current certification as a Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD).

Experience: Prefer 1 year experience in an acute care hospital.

The physical demand ranges from constant sedentary work with a certain amount of sitting, walking and standing to occasional light work involving lifting up to and in excess of 20 pounds of force and/or excess of 100 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Office work requires minimal computer usage for data entry and printer use.

Please apply through our website link HERE!


Ref # 1033-1

October 23, 2014

Health is our business

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

Manager, Sterile Processing

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

Qualifications include:

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

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

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

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

jobs.kp.org

KAISER PERMANENTE

Ref # 1032-1

October 22, 2014

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

Description:

There is Hope Here.

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

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

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

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

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

Direct URL link to job posting & Apply Online:

https://www.askmtc.com/apptrack/positions.php?ctrl=hrshow&poid=2664453C98CE&cid=BVH615ANS&sid=

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

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


Ref # 1028-2

October 10, 2014

Requisition Number: 14-0091
Post Date: 9/10/2014
Title: Sterile Processing Tech II
City: Charleston
State: SC

Description:

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

We are currently seeking to hire for the position of Sterile Processing Technician II. We’re looking for someone with a strong knowledge of the industry, proven interpersonal skills, solid communication, high drive and energy, and the ability to build relationships within a facility. Experience the pride and prestige of working with a successful company committed to first class service offerings. Again, successful leadership of building and maintaining relationships is essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain compliance with established policies and procedures of the Department of Health, The Joint Commission, OSHA, CDC and other industry standards and regulations, as well as those of client facilities.
  • Support daily operations of the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all related departments.
  • Participate in education and training in-service programs.
  • Communicate regularly with clients and the IMS management team.

Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience as a surgical technician is preferred.
  • Must have certification as an SPD technician upon employment or obtain certification by end of one year of employment.

Compensation and Benefits

EOE M/F/D/V

Apply On-line HERE


Ref # 1024-6

October 8, 2014

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

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

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

About our Team

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

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

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

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

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

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

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