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Ref # 1400-1

April 22, 2017

Facility Name: South Nassau Communities Hospital
Dept-Position: CERTIFIED CENTRAL STERILE TECHNICIAN
Shift: Full time

CERTIFIED CENTRAL STERILE TECHNICIAN
Full time, Days

Transcend Your Career to a Higher Level

Situated on the sunny south shore of western Long Island, minutes from Jones Beach and thirty minutes from NYC, is an exceptional Magnet-designated Communities Hospital focused on quality and excellence, one that celebrates professional achievement and a passion for patients . . .  South Nassau Communities Hospital.   We are an award-winning, 455-bed, acute care, not-for-profit teaching hospital located in Oceanside. Our dedicated staff serves the entire South Shore with world-class surgeons and residents, a Newly Certified Level ll Trauma Center and baby-friendly designation.

We are currently seeking full time Certified Central Sterile Technicians to identify, sort, and process materials handled for the Delivery, Operating & Endoscopy Rooms. Must operate required sterilization equipment, communicate to client & departments and perform decontamination activities.

We require:
  • High School Diploma/GED/Equivalent
  • CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician)
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience
  • Experience in a Hospital Setting
  • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and basic medical/surgical supplies.
  • Knowledge of sterilization and decontamination procedures.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to follow oral and written instructions. 

For immediate consideration, please apply online at: www.SouthNassauJobs.org


South Nassau is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. EOE M/F/D/V


Ref # 1399-1

April 22, 2017

Facility Name: Montana Surgery Center
Dept-Position: SPD
Shift: M-Thurs 6a-4pm

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Actively contributes to patient safety through attention to detail in the sterialization of surgical instrument sterilization. Provides support to the operating room staff through efficienty and accurately assembling and providing surgical supplies. Basic duties include decontaimination, surgical tray assembly, and sterilization of surgical instruments. Additional duties include cleaning of equipment, ordering and stocking of supplies. The work enviornment requires use of Personal Protective Equipment (provided).

Experience Preferred: 1 year hospital / health care experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Decontamination, assembly, & sterilization of medical instrumentation & equipment.
  • Manually washes instruments removing bioburden
  • Places instruments through washer / sterilizer
  • Sorts and places instruments in trays
  • Sets up trays according to tray list
  • Autoclaves/sterilizes packages / trays
Environmental care / cleaning
  • Cleans equipment: patient care and non-patient care
  • Cleans instrument / supply transport elevators
  • Cleans department equipment, tables, storage
Stocking of supplies and equipment maintenance
  • Assures equipment is properly functioning
  • Orders and stocks supplies
  • Monitors solution expirations and replaces as needed.
Collects and Records Data
  • Maintain test log books for autoclaves
  • Consistently completes quality control tests
  • Accurately documents volume counts
  • Other duties as assigned
Contact:

Jennifer Hall
Helena, MT 59602
Phone Number: 406-449-9100
Fax Number: 406-502-1525
Job Email: JHall_MSC@yahoo.com


Ref # 1398-1

April 22, 2017

Facility Name: St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN
Dept - Position: Central Sterilization / Sterile Processor Tech II
Shift: Rotating, Full time

Opened in 1973, St. Mary Medical Center, in Hobart, Indiana, is part of Community Healthcare System, a 3 hospital system caring for Northwest Indiana. We are located 40 miles southeast of Chicago, and just minutes from the Indiana beaches of Lake Michigan. St. Mary Medical Center is a 200+ bed acute care hospital offering challenging opportunities as we continue to grow.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, but in accordance with established policies and procedures, provides instruction/ training to other department personnel regarding surgical instrumentation and case carts, including identification, cleaning, handling, inspection, assembly, packaging, sterilization and storage.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of two years of technical training as an instrument technician. 
  • Certification from an accredited Instrument Technician Program, IAHCSMM, CBSPD.
  • Minimum of six months experience as an Instrument Technician or equivalent experience
  • Position requires numerical/clerical ability necessary to assemble correct number of items needed to assemble trays, prepare records, and determine supply levels within approved parameters. 
  • Must have manual and physical dexterity to handle various instruments/equipment and to withstand prolonged periods of standing, walking, and moving carts. 
  • Analytical ability necessary to develop and implement training programs for a small staff.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Interpersonal skills required for interaction with other staff members, surgery staff, and other hospital staff.
Contact:

Debra Harvoth
219-947-6608
dharvoth@comhs.org

APPLY at: http://www.comhs.org/careers/

In the filters select "St. Mary Medical Center Service Positions"


Ref # 1397-1

April 21, 2017

SpecialtyCare/Ochsner Medical Center
Sterile Processing Supervisor – New Orleans
Full Time/Day Shift


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 Supervisor you are responsible for leading and managing the day to day efforts of the sterile processing team at your facility.  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 and after sterilization is completed.
  • 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.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all 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.
  • Motivates staff and promotes an environment for interdisciplinary team approach to achieve the goals of the hospital and SpecialtyCare.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • Three years of 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.
  • Proven leadership and team building abilities.
  • 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.

Contact

Shannon Rutzinski
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 6153455581
Job Email: shannon.rutzinski@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1396-1

April 21, 2017

SpecialtyCare/New York Methodist
Sterile Processing Technician – Brooklyn
Full Time/Day and Night Shift


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 and after sterilization is completed.
  • 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.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all 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.
  • 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.
Contact

Shannon Rutzinski
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 6153455581
Job Email: shannon.rutzinski@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1395-1

April 21, 2017

SpecialtyCare/New York Methodist
Sterile Processing Supervisor – Brooklyn
Full Time/Day Shift


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 Supervisor you are responsible for leading and managing the day to day efforts of the sterile processing team at your facility.  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 and after sterilization is completed.
  • 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.
  • Replace lost or damaged instruments as required to complete the tray.
  • Obtain, complete and submit all 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.
  • Motivates staff and promotes an environment for interdisciplinary team approach to achieve the goals of the hospital and SpecialtyCare.
  • May perform other work related duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • Three years of 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.
  • Proven leadership and team building abilities.
  • 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.

Contact

Shannon Rutzinski
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 6153455581
Job Email: shannon.rutzinski@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1394-1

April 21, 2017

SpecialtyCare/New York Methodist
Sterile Processing Educator – Brooklyn
Full Time


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 Sterile Processing 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.

Contact

Shannon Rutzinski
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone Number: 6153455581
Job Email: shannon.rutzinski@specialtycare.net


Ref # 1393-1

April 14, 2017

Facility-Name: Williamson Medical Center
Dept-Position: Director of Central Sterile
Shift: 7 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Williamson Medical Center is hiring a Director of Central Sterile in Franklin, TN.  This is an excellent opportunity to be a leader at the hospital ranked in the top 10% in the nation for overall hospital care.

At Williamson Medical Center, our employees are more than just another number. To us, they’re family. They’re smart, talented, compassionate, dedicated, and an overall joy to be around. We’re certainly blessed to have the best of the best working here from the cafeteria to the operating room.

But as Williamson County and surrounding areas continue to grow, so must we. That’s why we want YOU to join our family!

Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Apply today at https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CareerSite/williamsonmedicalcenter/Job.aspx?JobId=966


Job Summary
Plans, implements, and evaluates pre and post anesthesia patient care and pain service patient care in a timely and accurate manner.  Assists with planning and coordination of the daily operations of PAT/DS/Endo/PACU Areas.

Formal Education / Training:
1. Earned a nursing diploma or degree from a college or university.
2. Licensed in the state of Tennessee.
3. Must live within thirty minutes of hospital for “on call” requirements.
4. Two years’ experience in CSR or four years’ experience in surgery.
5. CSR Manager’s certification required, or must be obtained within three years of date of hire.
6. Bachelors Degree required or must be obtained within 4 years of date of hire.

Workplace Experience:
Perioperative Care

Equipment and Skills Training:
Standard patient care equipment for services provided.  The ability to work well under pressure, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying basic nursing knowledge to a variety of setting. General equipment to area and Network computer system, Omnicell Medication System,  Meditech Order Entry Computer System; AT&T Language Line, epidural pumps.

Physical Environment:
The Post Anesthesia Care Unit/Holding Area/PAT/Day Surgery/Endoscopy Units with patient population ranging from less than one year of age> ninety-nine plus years of age.

Physical Effort:
1.  Able to communicate in English verbally and legibly.
2.  Able to stand/work for up to twelve hours a day.
3.  Able to lift with assistance up to 250 lbs.


1. Organizes, directs, and administers services in order to provide the level of service required by current medical standards.
2. Maintains continuing quality assessment and improvement of patient care delivery and patient safety activities. Collaborates in developing, implementing reviewing, revising, and monitoring performance improvement activities
3. Communicates with Administration on the activities /issues of Services.  Gives accurate information.
4. Participates in policy decisions that affect services.  Develops, revises, and implements policies and procedures.
5. Collaborates in planning the yearly budget by utilizing input from the physicians and staff for requirements for personnel, supplies, and equipment.
6. Practices cost controls to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from the approved budget.  Initiates corrective action for variance.
7. Directs the coordination of the employee selection process, training and staff development, work assignments, performance competencies, merit evaluations. 
8. Recommends the modification, addition, or deletion of staffing plans, and care delivery models to insure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide services.
9. Coordinates staffing to insure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from the approved departmental budgets.
10. Insures that professional relationships are maintained with patients, their families and friends, clergy and other interested groups in the community. 
11. Responds to and communicates Patient Satisfaction Scores to staff.
12. Participates in committees and keeps unit advised of changes and improvements.
13. Participates with other Healthcare Team to coordinate compliance with JCAHO standards.
14. Demonstrates responsibility for assigned communications.

To apply, go to

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CareerSite/williamsonmedicalcenter/Job.aspx?JobId=966

Contact:

Jeffrey Lassiter
Franklin, TN 37067
Phone Number: 615-435-5118
Job Email: jlassiter@wmed.org


Ref # 1392-1

April 14, 2017

Facility-Name: LifeBridge Health - Sinai Hospital
Dept-Position: Team Lead - Central Sterile
Shift: Day

Coordinates daily operations between Sterile Processing and other patient care areas, such as the Operating Room, ER, and inpatient floors. Assures that patient care needs are met through effective staff assignments, prioritizing, and utilization of resources.

Contact:

Renee Gorman
Phone Number: 7168805242
Fax Number: 7168805242
Job Email: cbrootz@lifebridgehealth.org


Ref # 1391-1

April 12, 2017

Facility-Name: Reading Health System
Dept-Position: Central Sterile Processing Dept - Sterile Processing Educator
Shift: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Be inspired to enhance the patient experience, and advance your career with a trusted leader.

We are seeking a Sterile Processing Educator to participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of orientation and staff development programs, as well as annual mandatory education requirements, for all personnel in the Central Sterile Processing department. This role may also be involved in Quality Assessment of the hospital's Central Sterile Processing program in accordance with IAHCSMM, CBSPD, and AAMI guidelines.

Qualifications:
  • CRCST or CSPDS certification
  • 4-5 years of Central Sterile Processing experience; teaching role preferred
  • Associate's degree or equivalent preferred
Advancing Health. Transforming Lives.

At Reading Health System, located in scenic Berks County, advancing the health and wellness of our community is our mission. More than 1,000 physicians and providers across 46 locations offer comprehensive care, ranging from prevention, screenings, and education, to the latest clinical services and treatments. Reading Hospital, our nationally recognized flagship institution and Magnet® designated facility, has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award for four consecutive years (2014-2017). The hospital has served the local community since 1867 and in its current location since 1926.

Located in the friendly West Reading area, our main campus offers a variety of amenities that make working here every day a pleasure.

Apply online and search for Requisition # 1520511

readinghealthsystem.jobs/


Reading Health System is an Equal
Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V


Ref # 1390-1

March 29, 2017

Facility-Name: Valley Children's Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Tech II
Shift: Varies

This position is accountable and certified for the cleaning, disinfecting and sterilization of hospital and clinic instruments, including quality control monitoring. Prepares instruments and equipment kits and transports to and from patient care areas. May assume lead role.

This position requires: A) a High School Diploma/GED; and B) certification as either a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or a Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT). Prefer working knowledge of hospital equipment and computers.

Contact:

Dennis Yee
Madera, CA, 93636
Phone Number: 5593537058
Fax Number: 5593037070
Job Email: dyee@valleychildrens.org


Ref # 1389-1

March 24, 2017

Facility-Name: Horizon Laser & Eye Surgery Center (Margate, NJ)
Dept-Position: Sterile Instrument Technician
Shift: Days

Essential Competencies/Performance Expectations:
  • Technical Skills
  • Anticipates the need for equipment and supplies.
  • Selects equipment and supplies in an organized, cost effective and timely manner.
  • Assures all equipment is functioning before use and removes any malfunctioning equipment.
  • Demonstrates skill in appropriate use of instruments and equipment.
  • Operates mechanical, electrical and air-powered equipment according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Assures emergency equipment and supplies are available at all times.
  • Keeps surgical suites clean, tidy, free of soiled equipment and supplies, and properly stocked.
  • Assists with OR turnover and preparation of sterile supplies (e.g. opening, case pulling).
  • Transports soiled instruments from the operating room after each case.
  • Decontaminates instruments per facility policies and procedures.
  • Sterilizes instruments per facility policies and procedures.
  • Keeps appropriate logs and documentation for decontamination and sterilization. 
  • Cleans and restocks supplies as assigned.
  • Is immediately available in or nearby operating rooms to assist with completeness of instrumentation and trays during procedures. 
  • Monitors completeness of shipments and supplies invoices against orders and packing slips.   
  • Suggests vendors for safer or otherwise improved supplies. 
  • Maintains relationships with vendors to promote instruments orsupplies trials and/or effective pricing. 
  • Provides requested supplies use and savings reports to Center management
  • Contributes to the quality improvement program
Contact:

Katherine Spencer
Phone Number: 6098224242
Fax Number: 6098224242
Job Email: kspencer@horizoneyecare.com


Ref # 1388-1

March 24, 2017

Facility-Name: STERIS Instrument Management Services
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Clinical Educator (Travel)


Our Mission:  At STERIS plc, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Who we are: STERIS is a growing provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services through our family of wholly owned subsidiaries, including: IMS, US Endoscopy, Albert Browne Limited, Eschmann Holdings Limited and Synergy Health Limited, among others.


Sterile Processing Department Clinical Educator (Travel)


Summary:
Ensures that OR/SPD on-site teams 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 IMS and its customer facilities. Performs various administrative training duties related to the OR/SPD facility employees.  Travels to facility sites as needed to conduct training. This role requires 80% - 90% travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following
  • Conducts orientation and training of new employees.
  • Conducts initial employee assessments from new outsource accounts.
  • Conducts training based on standard operating procedures.
  • Conducts additional training needs of OR/SPD facility staff and keeps management informed of training progress.
  • Develops and maintains a schedule for continuing education and training for each facility.
  • Conducts audits of staff training records to ensure compliance with governing guidelines.
  • Ensures resources are available to meet requirements of staff certification.
  • Maintains documentation relating to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning, delivering, and managing training and development activities.
  • Promotes customer service and the mission of IMS.
  • Promotes quality assurance and performance improvement related to employee technical skills.
  • Conducts in-service at facility site as needed.
  • Models behavior that is appropriate for affiliation with each facility and IMS
Supervisory Responsibilities
This position currently has no direct supervisory responsibilities; however, leadership and influence related to staff evaluation is an integral component of this position.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred; minimum 3 years Central Sterile or 1 year CS Leadership experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills
Working experience with Microsoft Office applications; ability to learn additional software as required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Certified in related field or the ability to become certified within 12 months of hire strongly preferred.  Must have and maintain valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance and be available to operate a vehicle as needed to meet travel requirements.

Other Skills and Abilities
Extensive knowledge of Operating Room, medical instruments and O.R. procedures.  Ability to interact and teach various levels of learners.

Other Qualifications
Must be able and available to travel as needed and maintain valid credit card to meet the travel requirements of the job.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk, see and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, as well as push/pull up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Please visit https://www.steris.com/about/careers/  for more information or to apply to position # 14921 – Sterile Processing Department Clinical Educator.

Contact:

Allison Calvin
Phone Number: 2056834356
Fax Number: 2056834356
Job Email: allison_calvin@steris.com


STERIS plc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation(s) to complete this application and/or during the interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department at 440-392-7047.

Ref # 1387-1

March 24, 2017

Certified Sterile Processing Tech – BONUS for experience

Ochsner Health System – New Orleans, LA

What We Offer

Ochsner offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to accommodate the diverse needs of its employees.
  • Various Shifts Available
  • Highly competitive pay for experienced and/or certified candidates!
  • New grads with certification welcome!
  • Bonus of $1,000.00 only for 2+ years of experience as SPT (12 month commitment)
  • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
What You'll Do
  • Performs general and specialized instrument care duties.
  • Provides supplies as needed for surgical procedures.
  • Utilizes effective judgment and decision making when performing duties
  • Communicates pertinent information to the patients or appropriate staff in a timely manner
  • Maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training and credentials.
  • Adapts to change in a positive, constructive manner.
What We Seek
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Two years of sterile processing experience OR graduation from accepted course in Sterile Processing or Surgical Technology
  • Experience working with little supervision
  • Good judgment skills in handling difficult situations
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to function calmly in a pressure situation.
Who We Are

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 17,000 employees, over 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit Ochsner.org or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Questions? JLittle@ochsner.org

Apply Today! https://ochsner.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=055494&lang=en


Ref # 1386-1

March 24, 2017

Facility-Name: STERIS Instrument Management Services
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Department Manager


Our Mission: At STERIS plc, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Who we are: STERIS is a growing provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services through our family of wholly owned subsidiaries, including: IMS, US Endoscopy, Albert Browne Limited, Eschmann Holdings Limited and Synergy Health Limited, among others.



Sterile Processing Department Manager - Mebane, NC


SUMMARY

Responsible for managing the overall activities of the Sterile Processing Department including production, people and customer expectations.  Oversee production of surgical instrumentation, their packaging, sterilization and distribution.  Serve as the primary contact between the Synergy Health managed SPD and the contracting Hospital/Customer to ensure that their requirements and expectations are being met.  Ensure that the appropriate resources are available to provide operational and training support for the SPD Department.  Establish clear goals and objectives, develop and implement operational plans using a systematic approach of continuous process improvement through Lean Six Sigma.  Responsible for the account P&L. 

EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 3 years of progressively increasing management experience working in a Sterile Processing Department or an Operating Room environment is required.  Additional experience may be substituted for degree.  Supervisory experience required. Six Sigma/Lean experience helpful. Lean Six Sigma experience preferred (Green Belt or higher).

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree in a Healthcare or Science related field, Industrial Management or equivalent preferred.  High School diploma or GED required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.
  • Strong computer skills required, specifically a working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel. Experience with an instrument tracking system preferred.  Experience with Synergy Health’s current operating software preferred.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to deal with multiple issues simultaneously (multitask) and move them all towards resolution.
  • Good depth of understanding related to production processes and control.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently. Ability to set priorities, be flexible, multi-task and meet deadlines.  Good time management skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret written requirements to assure adherence to documented procedures.  Ability to interpret and implement device GMP’s/QSR.
  • Experience in problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Exhibit leadership skills with a strong work ethic.  Detailed oriented with proven organizational skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills capable of communicating and coordinating with multiple departments and team player, ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for direct supervision, development and evaluation of on-site employees


Please visit https://www.steris.com/about/careers/  for more information or to apply to position # 14796 - Sterile Processing Department Manager.

Contact:

Allison Calvin
Phone Number: 2056834356
Fax Number: 2056834356
Job Email: allison_calvin@steris.com


STERIS plc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation(s) to complete this application and/or during the interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department at 440-392-7047.

Ref # 1367-3

February 7, 2017

Facility-Name: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Dept-Position: Assistant Director/Educator, Sterile Processing
Shift: Days

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and Illinois communities. NorthShore is committed to earning the loyalty of those who come to us for care and those who play a role in providing that care. Service Values which include:  Exceptional Customer Service, Supportive Workplace Interactions and Professional Work Ethic, define the behaviors that each employee demonstrates with co-workers, patients and families, physicians, and visitors.

To learn about the many benefits to working at NorthShore, which include a supportive work environment that promotes professional and career development, recognition of our staff for providing excellent service and a competitive benefits package, please visit www.northshore.org/careers.

NorthShore University HealthSystem is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking an Assistant Director/Educator for our Sterile Processing Department located at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, IL. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) and is benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled on the day shift. This position has 24/7 on-call responsibilities.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
  • Provide corporate education, training and operational management support of all Sterile Processing areas across the NorthShore system, to ensure standard and consistent workflows are in place for the efficient day to day operations in collaboration with Perioperative Services and other ancillary departments as needed for optimal patient safety and minimal to no occurrences with sterile processing.
  • Provide hospital and affiliated facilities with processed materials and equipment ensuring a quality product for patient care by executing established procedures for decontamination assembly, packaging, sterilization and surgical case cart set up practices
  • Oversees and evaluates the performance of all support positions in the department
Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Bachelors degree, three (3) years SPD or OR experience, or Associates degree, five (5) years SPD or OR experience with certification, or high school diploma or GED, seven (7) years experience with two of the seven years as a SPD or OR Supervisor
  • Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) or International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). Aforementioned are not required but must be attained within one year
  • Five (5) years SPD/OR experience and familiarity in surgical instrumentation
  • Minimum of two (2) years manegerial/supervisory experience preferred
  • Must be able to solve problems and handle responsibilities under pressure. Evidence of leadership, critical thinking, detail orientation, reliability and dependability, assist management team as necessary. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess honesty, integrity, and trustworthy qualities. Maintains a service attitude. Ability to organize and maintain records, work independently, and adjust to changes.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management capabilities.  Knowledge of materials management and inventory control theory and practice.
Contact:

Devon Money
Highland Park/IL/60035
Phone Number: 8474802883
Job Email: dmoney@northshore.org