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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 # 1271-1

April 8, 2016

Facility-Name: Prime MSO
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Technician (SPD)
Shift: 6:00 AM- 2:30 PM

Prime MSO is a leading surgical facility management organization. We own and operate multiple surgical facilities throughout the greater Los Angeles, Orange County, and South Bay areas, with a corporate office located in the heart of Downtown Glendale, California. The current vacancy for SPD is at our Encino facility.

The position of Sterile Processing Department Technician requires preparation and sterile processing of instruments and supplies, while providing on-site support within a surgical center facility.

Functions:
  • Runs daily tests on all autoclaves and check sterilization parameters to verify that the autoclave is ready for use.
  • Verify that all biological testing is negative; ability to respond in accordance to implemented policy in the case a test is positive.
  • Receive and document all instruments and equipment from the surgery department
  • Assemble, package, and sterilize instrument trays; Peel packed instruments.
  • Store all sterilized instrument trays and peel packed instruments in the appropriate area
  • Order all supplies used in the decontamination and sterilization area.
  • Perform various duties as assigned by management.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Proficient in all aspects of decontamination, sterilization, biological testing, and instrument identification
  • Ability to lift instrument trays and equipment
  • Motivated and Responsible
Requirements:
  • Dept of Justice Background Check
  • Satisfactory Completion of Health/Drug Screening
  • Proof legal US work eligibility 
  • Valid Transportation
  • Valid CA Class C Drivers License
  • Position may require occasional travel to multiple facilities
  • Certification (Preferred)
  • Have graduated from an accredited sterile processing program
  • Ability to work varied shift times
- Work shift(s) may vary dependent on facility demand. 
- Additional duties are available on the job description.   

Contact:

Anet
Phone Number: 818.937.9969
Fax Number: 818.937.9969
Job Email: aayvazyan@prime-mso.com


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 # 1269-1

April 7, 2016

Facility-Name: Travel Position Within the East Coast/West Coast
Dept-Position: Travel SPD Staff Development Manager/Educator
Shift: Could Vary

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan, develop, design and implement education and training programs and clinical workshops to improve team member competency including preparation, facilitation and follow up.
  • Conduct and/or arrange in-service training for departmental staff to keep staff informed of current trends in SPD operations, regulatory agencies, public health education and the work of other agencies
  • Act as subject matter expert in the following areas: (i.e. decontamination, tray assembly, sterilization, case carting, supplies, and other SPD specific functions).
  • Collect and interpret statistical data on the progress and success of the educational programs based on the productivity and quality performance reports and utilizes the data to improve the departments competency performance
  • Create, implement and manage standardized team member skills assessment in regards to all functions within the SPD. 
  • Document skill gaps and corrective action and training collateral to support the continual training and development of SPD team members 
  • Liaison and partner with all departments within the hospital that receive or provide services to the SPD department to identify, improve and implement best practices and protocol of interaction
  • Perform root cause analysis and make recommendations on resolutions as well as develop training materials to aid in the reduction of future defects.
  • Perform standard instrument technician duties as required to help with department operation.
  • Create and implement a new employee orientation and on-boarding for the department.

(Synergy Health - Steris) is a service company which requires that you are always providing some level of service to either an internal or external customer.  You are expected to make decisions that will in effect, positively impact and exceed the expectations of the customer base you serve.  Accuracy, delivering on our commitments and the manner in which we execute each transaction must be done in such a manner that it positively spreads our organization’s reputation. Although we cannot always choose the specific work assigned to us, we can however determine the attitude, behavior and personality we portray in completing our work.         

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal work conditions will vary and include exposure to office, sterile processing department, and operating room environments.  May come into contact with blood and body fluids. Must be willing and able to wear and use personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to environment. PPE may include gloves, liquid proof gowns, face protection and any other necessary equipment designated for safety.  This position will require vaccinations in accordance with hospital guidelines, which may vary by location.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE:

  • Five years of responsible SPD experience and progressive work experiences in SPD and adult education learning and development positions
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge and experience in surgical instrumentation, microbiology as it relates to SPD and OR, cleaning procedure, disinfection, sterilization, and the care, handling, disassembly of hospital equipment and surgical instruments
  • Knowledge of specific health care products, patient care equipment and basic use is required
  • Must hold comprehensive knowledge in inventory control, supply distribution, receiving, reprocessing techniques and principles, production management and regulating agencies standards.

EDUCATION:

  • Must be Certified Registered Central Service Technician
  • Preferred - Associates degree in Education or Healthcare related field or a combination of similar education and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

Highly action-oriented and results driven Team player, bias towards collaborations and proactive communication Strong business acumen, quantitative and analytic thinking, and innovative/out of the box approach Exceptional integrity and interpersonal skills, a competitive  winning attitude Excellent leadership skills with a high degree of comfort around all levels of management Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form Ability to quickly build relationships and credibility internally and externally to Synergy Health Strong project management skills, superb planning skills, priority setting, and time management General understanding of finance and accounting principles as it relates to SPD operations Ability to apply principles to solve practical problems and deal with ambiguous situations

TRAVEL REQUIRED:

SYNERGY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER   
M/F/V/D.

Contact:

Teresa Turcott
Phone Number: 813-792-6358
Fax Number: 813-818-9147
Job Email: teresa.turcott@synergyhealthplc.com


Ref # 1268-1

April 1, 2016

Facility-Name: CaroMont Health
Dept-Position: Manager, Sterile Processing & Supply
Shift: Full Time, 7:30 - 4:30

Job Summary: Plan, manage, coordinate and evaluate and operations of the Sterile and Perioperative Supply Chain department. Maintains 24 hour accountability for staff and department performance.  Participates in organization-wide activities and integration of departmental activities consistent with the corporate, division, and departmental mission, goals and values. Coordinate, establish, and define the Quality standards for the department.  Ensures that Staff are properly trained and operating within the guidelines set forth by various industry standards and regulations including, but not limited to IAHCSMM, CBSPD, AORN, The Joint Commission, FDA, CDC, OSHA, AAMI and those of CaroMont. Performs various administrative training duties related to the facility employees. This position is has a leadership role and influence related to all staff evaluation is an integral component of this position.

Qualifications: BSN from a recognized college or university; Master's degree preferred. Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license). One or more of the following certifications preferred: CSPDT, CSIS, OR CSPM. At least 2 years of progressive supervisory experience in an acute care hospital or ambulatory center required. Thorough knowledge of general nursing principles, methods, and techniques with demonstrated skills in perioperative care, competent in RN duties. Ability to educate and motivate people. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to define and organize work processes.

Please apply at https://www.healthcaresource.com/gaston/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=102314

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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 # 1263-2

March 23, 2016

Facility-Name: Dell Children's Medical Center
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Supervisor/Sterile Processing
Shift: FT/Rotating/40

Job Summary:
Supervises the daily activities of the central sterile staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees decontamination, assembly and sterilization of surgical instruments using hospital policies and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) standards. 
  • Oversees and completes preparation of all case carts as required by following national inventory standards. May include restocking, pulling, managing inventory and verifying accuracy of individual case items.
  • Determines, coordinates and supervises daily staffing assignments and staffing levels.  
  • Provides leadership, orientation, training, coaching, and mentoring to assigned staff.
  • Conducts performance evaluations and disciplinary actions.  
  • Manages the daily interface between sterile processing, surgery, and materials as well as other departments within and outside the organization to ensure that supplies and instruments are available as needed to all areas.
  • Plans ahead to ensure that any supplies or instrumentation not routinely available within the department are obtained and ready prior to scheduled surgery cases. 
  • Assures departmental performance follows policies and procedures and guidelines/standards from pertinent regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews and revises policies and procedures are as appropriate.
  • Interviews and recommends potential job candidates. 
  • Ensures all staff within department complete mandatory competencies within specified time frames. 
  • Assures departmental quality standards are achieved and demonstrates accountability for improving services within department.
  • Provides measurement and feedback on improvement of systems and services to management and other internal customers. 
  • Participates with other members of the Surgical Services leadership team in product and equipment evaluation.
  • Provides tools for data collection and analysis.
  • Collects relevant data in a timely manner, so that choices can be identified and decisions made within appropriate time frames.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

Required Credential(s):

  • Cert strle Prcesng/Dstrbtn Tch Certification as CSPDT (CBSPD), CSIT (CBSPD) or CRCST (IAHCSMM) is required within six (6) months of hire.   

Preferred Credential(s):

  • Cert strle Prcesng/Dstrbtn Spv CSPDS certification (CBSPD) or CSPDM certification (CBSPD) or CHL (IAHCSMM) or CHMMC (IAHCSMM) is preferred.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred, and Two (2) years successful leadership experience in sterile processing and/or materials management areas is required.

Contact:

Mark MacAllister
Austin/Texas/78723
Phone Number: 512-699-3151
Job Email: maMacAllister@seton.org


Ref # 1262-2

March 23, 2016

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Educator, New Orleans, LA
Shift: First

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

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 Educators work in conjunction with the management team to ensure proper training for the sterile processing team.  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 the Educator you are responsible for education and quality assessments of the hospital's Sterile Processing Program according to IAHCSMM, CBSPD and AAMI guidelines.  You will work with the Supervisors and Managers to maintain consistent high standards in the training and education process of Sterile Processing Technicians to assure that the department will meet or exceed Joint Commissions/HFAP requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participates as an active member of hospital committees as assigned.
  • Provides training and education to staff to prepare them for the national certification examinations.
  • Provides instructions and in-service in new products, procedures and equipment in a manner that will identify and prevent resource loss and maintain safety.
Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • Three years of experience as an Educator or equivalent sterile processing management experience.
  • CRCST certification or CSPDS certification required.
  • Must have the ability to teach and have demonstrated ability in written and oral communications and interpersonal skills.
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:
  • Strong relationship builder with exceptional interpersonal skills that can influence perceptions, decisions and actions of others through effective communications both within the organization and externally. 
  • Proven self-starter who works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • High energy, self-motivated individual whose style is effective in working with all levels of the organization to drive performance and continuous improvement using an analytical and metrics based approach.
  • Ability to effectively review and synthesize medical literature for the purpose of writing clinical procedure guidelines, clinical policies and peer review scientific publications.
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment and with a sense of urgency.
  • 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.

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

Contact:

Bashty Teague
1514 Jackson Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 615-345-5597
Job Email: bashty.teague@specialtycare.net


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 # 1245-3

February 9, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
Dept-Position: Central Processing Techs
Shift: FT Day or Evening & Per Diem Day

Are you seeking to work in a culture of compassionate care?

Bon Secours Health System, Inc. is currently hiring Central Sterile Processing Techs for our St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, SC.

We have both full-time and per diem opportunities available and offer competitive pay and benefits. Our workforce is highly-engaged and cutting edge in the healthcare industry.

If you are interested, please contact me or apply online at careers.bonsecours.com. 

Contact:

Melissa Bigos
Richmond, VA 23227
Phone Number: 410-387-9997
Job Email: melissa_bigos@bshsi.org


Ref # 1244-3

February 9, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours Health System
Dept-Position: Lead Ops Central Sterile Tech with $1,000 Sign on Bonus
Shift: FT Days or Evenings

Looking to take the LEAD in your career? Then consider the Lead Ops Central Sterile Tech position with Bon Secours in Richmond, VA! We are seeking highly-motivated, skilled Central Sterile professionals to join our team supervising staff level techs and are offering a $1,000 signing bonus! Preferred applicants will have multiple years of sterile processing and leadership experience, and will have their IAHCSMM certification (or be willing to obtain within 1 year of employment).

If you fit the description above, please contact me or you may apply online at careers.bonsecours.com.   

Contact:

Melissa Bigos
Richmond, VA 23227
Phone Number: 410-387-9997
Job Email: melissa_bigos@bshsi.org


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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