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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 # 1385-1

March 14, 2017

Facility-Name: Carle Foundation Hospital
Dept-Position: SPD Supervisor - Day
Shift: M-F 6:45am-3:15pm with call rotation

SUMMARY
The Sterile Processing Distribution (SPD) Supervisor effectively supervises department operations and staff resources to meet patient care needs. Responsibilities include leading the staff to meet customer satisfaction, employee engagement, FTE and financial budgets, quality of work, compliance and performance goals. Participates in the review and implementation of department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory, accreditation, best practice and recommended professional standards. Instructs and teaches staff and others as deemed on sterilization practices. Encourages and supports staff growth and development. Meets daily with Perioperative leadership team to review future case needs to enable effective surgical case planning of instruments and supplies. Performs SPD Technician position responsibilities as needed.

CERTIFICATIONS
Certified SPD Technician (CSPDT) certification (CBSPD) OR Certified and Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification (IAHCSMM) OR  Certified Surgical Technician (CST) - REQUIRED


AND Certified in Sterile Processing Management (CSPM) certification (CBSPD) OR Certified in Healthcare Leadership (CHL) certification (IAHCSMM) required within one (1) year of start date in position.

EXPERIENCE

Requires three years of experience in sterile processing, healthcare, production, or supply chain with proven leadership experience.


OTHER SKILLS
Leadership skills and abilities.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Strong customer service skills and experience.
Knowledge of professional standards and practices and regulatory standards.
Knowledge of sterile processing and surgical instrumentation and product supplies.
Good personal computing skills, knowledge and the ability to use Microsoft "Office" (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.) software and the Internet.
Good organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently, managing multiple and shifting priorities.


Apply Here at this Link


Contact:

Lisa Rogers
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone Number: 217-326-4799
Job Email: lisa.rogers2@carle.com


Ref # 1384-1

March 10, 2017

Sterile Processing Manager

Borgess Medical Center - Kalamazoo, MI
Surgical Services, FT Days-40 hours per week


Job Summary:

The Sterile Processing Manager manages the daily operations of the central sterile supply unit.

Responsibilities:
  • Develops specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
  • Collects and reports on data concerning instrument distribution, loss and replacement.
  • Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. May perform and oversee processes such as scheduling, recruitment, payroll and student engagement.
  • Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations.
  • Ability to lead and direct subordinates engaged in cleaning, sterilizing, assembling, and distributing patient care equipment and supplies.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Central Service Tech specializing in Sterile Processing credentialed from the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
Education:
  • Associates degree required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • One to three years of supervisory experience required.

Please Apply at: http://careers.borgess.com/job/179760


Ref # 1383-1

March 10, 2017

Facility-Name: MacNeal Hospital
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Professionals
Shift: Full-Time

What's the word on careers at MacNeal?
Here's why we're for real:
  • Gallup Great Workplace Award
  • Joint Commission accreditation
  • Truven 100 Top Hospital ranking
  • U.S. News & World Report rankings
Every employer says they're the best. At MacNeal Hospital, we say that's your call, though we do offer some real advantages. And we'd compare our employment experience with anyone's but U.S. News & World Report is already on it. They rank us as one of the best regional hospitals in four specialty areas. Want more intel? We've earned a Gallup Great Workplace Award for the second year running, the Joint Commission has accredited our organization in all areas, and we're a Truven Top 100 Hospital.

If you're still on the fence, consider our long-standing commitment to our neighbors in Berwyn, Illinois. Our professional culture where respect goes both ways. And the many ways we'll encourage you to grow, develop, and succeed as a true professional. We think those are some major reasons to join our team in one of the following positions:

Manager of Sterile Processing

Reporting to the Director of Surgical Services, you will be responsible for maintaining the operations in the Preparation and Decontamination areas and supervising the staff while maintaining internal responsibility for all phases of decontamination of collected contaminated materials, preparation, terminal storage and distribution of sterile reprocessing materials to special departments.

Requirements:
  • 3-5 year(s) of hospital related experience which includes a minimum of 1 year of experience in materials processing and/or the operating room.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Sterile Processing Certification from accredited program.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal & organizational skills as well as analytical ability.
Sterile Processing Technicians

Shifts Available: Full-time days/pm shift rotations

In this position, you will be responsible for performingaccording to specific procedures, including but not limited to, duties associated with receiving, reprocessing and distributing and storing surgical case carts as well as other supplies and equipment used in direct patient care.

Requirements:
  • Certification in sterile processing from an accredited program; must have certification within six months of date of hire.
  • Completion of a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have knowledge of hospital equipment, supplies, surgical instrumentation and medical terminology.
MacNeal Hospital Offers:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • Personal Time Off
  • Steps away from Metra train line
Interested candidates may apply online at: jobs.macneal.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

www.macneal.com


PI97071564


Ref # 1382-1

March 5, 2017

Facility-Name: UNIVERSITY HEALTH - SHREVEPORT
Dept-Position: OPERATING ROOM - CENTRAL STERILE PROCESSING MANAGER
Shift: FULL TIME

We Want U to join our University Health family, where providing the best patient care is our number one priority.

University Health is a proud provider of world-class healthcare to our communities. As an academic hospital, University Health upholds a strong commitment to state-of-the art treatment, clinical research, community education, and prevention programs.  We are the proud clinical partner and hospital for the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.  Offering excellent benefits and competitive salaries, a career at UH opens up opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

  • 452 Hospital Beds
  • 55 Ambulatory Care Outpatient Clinics
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Region’s only Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • State-of-the-art Burn Center
  • St. Jude Affiliate
  • Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
  • Seeking Baby-Friendly Designation

For more information regarding University Health, please visit uhsystem.com.

Central Sterile Processing Manager

University Health Shreveport is seeking a talented Central Sterile Processing Manager to join our growing team. 

Under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, the Sterile Processing Manager is responsible for the daily operation of the Sterile Processing Department.  Duties include but are not limited to decontamination, cleaning, processing and sterilization of surgical instrumentation, supplies and equipment, reassembly and wrapping of instrument sets, proper use of sterilizers, sonic cleaners and other related equipment and maintaining a clean safe workplace. The Manager will also perform other administrative duties to include staff scheduling, staff productivity, orientation and assist with performance reviews. The Sterile Processing Manager will work as a team member within the entire facility and provide leadership by executing the vision of University Health. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Associate degree
  • Minimum of three years of Managerial Experience
  • Certifications - one or more certification required: CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician); Certification for IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service, Materials Management) or CHL (Certification in Healthcare Leadership) or CBSPD (Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution), CST (Certified Surgical Technologist).
Preferred: 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Sterile Processing
  • Five years’ experience in an acute care hospital setting
  • Certifications: ANSI/AAMI, (American National Standards Institute /Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation)
Bachelor’s degree preferred in Healthcare Administration, Business

Please visit our website at https://careers.uhsystem.com/ to submit an application and upload a resume for this position.


Ref # 1381-1

March 4, 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 # 1380-1

March 4, 2017
  • Job Title: Certified SPD Tech, Central Supply, Full Time or Part Time
  • Company Name: Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Location: Wilmington, Delaware 19803 United States
Nemours is seeking a Certified SPD Tech to join our Central Supply team in Wilmington, DE.

Schedule: Full-time or part-time hours with holidays and weekends.

As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

The Central Services Technician inspects, cleans, sterilizes and assembles surgical/patient care instruments and/or equipment according to the prescribed procedures and techniques documented in the Central Service Policy and Procedure Manual. He/she is also responsible for filling orders for medical supplies/equipment that are requested by the nursing care units and/or ancillary clinics.

Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for quality assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with goals of the Nemours Foundation.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Operates gas plasma (sterrad) sterilizers, along with the high-vacuum steam and gravity sterilizers, according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Maintains accurate records of the sterilization processes and all of the parameters associated with the sterilization cycles.
  • Regulates and adjusts sterilization parameters as to cycle pressure, cycle time, temperature and cycle selection.
  • Performs biological and chemical monitoring tests on steam autoclave as often as needed. Also interprets and maintains accurate records of the results.
  • Cleans and maintains all sterilizers according to manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Prepares the operating room's surgical case carts according to the requisition received from the operating room. Also inspects sterilized packages and trays before transporting to the operating room for damages in accordance with the Central Service Event-Related Shelf Life Policy.
  • Assembles and performs quality control checks for all instruments trays used for surgery – tray is always assembled according to the most current count sheet.
  • Performs various clerical functions, such as answering telephones, ordering of surgical patient supplies, and keeping accurate records of these activities.
  • Is knowledgeable of medical and surgical supplies used throughout the hospital and is able to identify them.
  • Responsible for distribution/delivery of medical of medical instrumentation as requested in a reasonable time frame.
  • Knowledge of inventory control with relationship to par level refill systems.
  • Is knowledgeable and adheres to OSHA regulations relating directly to Central Service.
  • Is knowledgeable and adheres to Universal Blood Precautions.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, neat and orderly fashion.
  • Responsible for participating in departmental and hospital programs for quality assessment and improvement and for working with department management to improve the services provided.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the manager or designee.

Position Qualifications
  • High school graduate or GED diploma.
  • Three to five years of progressive experience in a Central Service environment (preferred).
  • Certified Sterile Processing Technician.
  • Required: Certified Registered Central Service Technician from IAHCSMM or CBSPD.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to various chemical disinfectants.
  • Work in restricted sterile control and decontamination areas.
  • Work around heated autoclaves that exceed 250 degrees F.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

For more information and Express Your Interest in less than 60 seconds, please visit http://careers.nemours.org/jobs/132351

Apply Here: http://careers.nemours.org/jobs/132351


PI96995805


Ref # 1379-1

March 3, 2017

Facility-Name: Sinai Grace Hospital - Detroit
Dept-Position: Supervisor Central Sterile Processing
Shift: Day Shift

As directed, drafts policy provisions and provides interpretation of function or department policies. Identifies the need for and drafts or defines procedures/protocols in collaboration with higher management input, goals and objectives; modifies procedures/protocol as necessary. Monitors the quality and quantity of work flow to ensure work is completed. Initiates or recommends personnel actions such as hires, fires, disciplines, etc. Completes performance appraisals. Develops daily, monthly and/or yearly goals and measures for single or multiple, closely-related fields, areas or processes and, as requested, assists in assessment of goal attainment. Assists in developing and monitoring budget for single or multiple, closely-related fields, area or process. Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, JCAHO requirements and DMC policies. As directed, implements external and internal audit recommendations. Ensures hospital departments achieve objectives for diversity of their suppliers.

Minimal Qualifications:
  1. High school diploma or the equivalent required.
  2. 2-3 years progressively more responsible experience in Central Processing/Materials Management or related similar work including some leadership/supervisory experience.
  3. Certification through CBSPD or IAHCSMM preferred.

Apply at: www.dmc.org/jobs

Contact:

Julie Zarra
Detroit, MI  48201
Phone Number: 313-578-3982
Email: lsweeten@dmc.org


Ref # 1378-1

March 3, 2017

Facility-Name: Detroit Receiving Hospital
Dept-Position: Instrument Associate - Central Sterile Processing – Full Time
Shift: Afternoon  / Midnight

Under general supervision but according to established procedures, duties include, but are not limited to, decontaminating, sorting, inspection, testing, assembling, and sterilizing various standard and specialty instruments, equipment, trays and other items used within the healthcare facilities. Assembles case carts, crash carts and various other emergency carts per established pick lists. Restocks unused, returned supplies, notifies appropriate personnel of low or stocked out supplies. Restocks various nursing areas via requisition or pick list. 

Minimal Qualifications:
  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
  3. Completion of an accredited program in Central Services Processing, or six months of equivalent experience performing same duties in a Central Sterile Processing department. 
  4. Certification through CBSPD or IAHCSMM required within 12 months of hire/job date (Certification requirement waived for current employees with hire date prior to 2001).

Apply at: www.dmc.org/jobs

Contact:

Julie Zarra
Detroit, MI  48201
Phone Number: 313-578-3982
Email: lsweeten@dmc.org


Ref # 1377-1

March 1, 2017

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare/New York Methodist
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Supervisor - Brooklyn
Shift: Full Time

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.
Contact:

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


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March 1, 2017

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare/New York Methodist
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Brooklyn
Shift: 1st or 2nd Shifts

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.
Contact:

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


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March 1, 2017

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Technician - Memphis, TN
Shift: Full Time Days

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.
Contact:

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


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March 1, 2017

Facility-Name: SpecialtyCare/McLaren
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Manager - Pontiac
Shift: Full Time Days

As a Sterile Processing Manager 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.
  • Manage all staff to include scheduling, time approval, hiring and corrective action as needed.
  • Provides a comprehensive departmental orientation to all new personnel and ensure existing staff receives training on an ongoing basis.
  • Develops and implements departmental performance improvement activities and assures ongoing staff participation.
  • Establishes internal inventory levels and maintains levels in accordance with set standards and in coordination within using units within the hospital; establishes par level stocks and monitors them for proper utilization.
  • Participates as an active member of hospital committees as assigned.
  • Establish/maintain a preventative maintenance program for sterile processing equipment in coordination with appropriate departments within the hospital.
  • Provides instructions and in-service in new products, procedures and equipment in a manner that will identify and prevent resource loss and maintain safety.
  • Responsible for implementing and reinforcing SpecialtyCare's Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Meet regularly with SpecialtyCare regional management team to discuss any issues, successes and opportunities to provide better service to clients.
  • Performs other duties and works on special projects 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.
Contact:

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


Ref # 1373-1

March 1, 2017

Facility-Name: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Educator - Sterile Processing Department
Shift: 7a-3p /12p.m.-8 p.m. FLEX

Summary

This position is responsible to provide substantial QA, CQI, and Education to all CSP staff using structured techniques to compile, organize, analyze outcomes/ quality check data and use this information for improvement plans and formulating educational programs.  This position is dedicated to ensuring quality trays and all CSP sterile goods, the avoidance of errors and completeness of required sterile trays and peel pouches utilizing evidence based practice standards.  Ensures employees are thoroughly trained and documents competencies; with the guidelines set forth by various industry standards and regulations including, but not limited to, IAHCSMM, CBCSP, AORN, The Joint Commission, FDA, CDC, OSHA, and AAMI.  Assist supervisors in scheduling to optimize productivity; works with supervisors to maintain employee files.  Performs various other training duties related to instrument processing as necessary at alternate facility sites.


Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The percentage of time spent performing essential functions is 95%. Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

Conducts training and instruction during the initial orientation period. Monitors and tracks performance of newly hired employees. Fosters growth of individual staff members through mentoring.

Conducts initial assessments and annual employee competencies.

Responsible for seeking/sharing current knowledge related to professional field, procedures, and regulations. (Joins and attends local professional and to obtain updates in accordance with The Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards).

Develops and maintains educational plan. Conducts CSP training based on best demonstrated practices.

Reviews and revises policies and procedures in collaboration with CS manager to ensure best practices are demonstrated.

Develops and maintains a schedule for continuing education and training.  Establish educational opportunities for all staff through workshops, computer based programs, articles and videos.

Conducts in-service training and documents for each employee.

Conducts annual audits of staff training records to ensure compliance with governing guidelines.

Assist staff with education of new equipment/ instrumentation, products, procedures, and handling emergencies.

Assist with the Censitrac Instrument Tracking System to include: user information, security levels, sterilization documentation, etc.

Collects and maintains daily/monthly quality assurance indicators for necessary department reports manager must prepare and present to various committees.

Works in collaboration with Service Line Coordinators, Nurse Clinical Leaders, Sterile Processing Lead Tech, and all Perioperative staff.  Also monitors quality, service and utilization standards.


NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The percentage of time spent performing secondary functions is 5%.  The following duties are considered secondary to the essential duties listed above:

Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED required

Associates Degree in Surgical Technology or Certified Surgical Technologist required

5 years of job related experience required.

Sterile Processing Technician Certification CSPDT or CRCST required


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Working knowledge/understanding of Adult Learning Theory

Ability to organize complex educational projects

Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Good oral and written communications skills and computer skills

Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple verbal instructions

Ability to perform basic arithmetic


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Management or Education preferred

Contact:

Meghan
Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: 717-531-1478
Job Email: mmiller32@pennstatehealth.psu.edu


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


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December 19, 2016

Facility-Name: Bon Secours
Dept-Position: Sterile Processing Techs
Shift: Variable

For those seeking more than just a career, come be a part of the CULTURE of compassionate care at Bon Secours!

We are currently seeking certified and/or experienced Central Sterile Techs to join our expanding teams in Virginia!  Our Central Sterile team in Richmond has immediate openings for evenings.  Richmond is an up-and-coming metropolis boasting a beautiful skyline, award-winning restaurants, stellar suburban and urban communities, and a buzzing social scene.

DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk is also hiring Sterile Techs for various shifts.  Norfolk, VA, labeled by USA Today as one of the top 10 booming downtowns, boasts over 150 miles of beachfront and shoreline along lakes, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay.  Norfolk is one of the top 10 markets for business relocation and expansion following a decades-long housing, retail and financial boom.

Available Central Sterile Tech opportunities are full-time with various 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!

Desired candidates are required to have a high school diploma and knowledge of medical terminology or general hospital experience.  Candidates with central sterile experience are highly preferred!

If you are looking to take the LEAD in your career and have supervisory experience in Central Sterile, consider our Lead Sterile Operations position.  We have immediate openings in both Richmond and Norfolk!

For more information, visit our website at https://careers.bonsecours.com or contact Melissa Bigos at 410-387-9997 or melissa_bigos@bshsi.org.