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9/24/21

Supervisor Sterile Processing 1.0 D

  • Job ID: 61623

  • Department: OR Sterile Processing

  • City: St Paul, MN

  • Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics

  • Position Type: Full-Time

  • Anticipated Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Day shift.  Potential off-shift responsibilities as needed.

  • Shift: Day

  • Hrs/Pay Period: 80

  

 

Job Description:

Due to expansion of the leadership team, we have an opportunity for an experienced sterile processing professional to join our team as the Sterile Processing Supervisor on the day shift.  The Sterile Processing Supervisor oversees and participates in the daily shift production and work flow in the sterile processing department within Surgical Services. This includes:

  • incorporating the STEEP principles to coordinate all aspects of the production schedule

  • participating in the development, implementation and administration of policies and procedures to ensure efficient operations and coordinates and maintains all sterilization records

  • assisting in setting standards of quality for the preparation, sterilization, storage and distribution of surgical instruments and equipment

  • reviewing and evaluating the flow of work throughout the department and identifying areas to improve overall efficiencies

  • working with the Operating Room staff and the Sterile Processing staff to facilitate necessary revision to sets and recipes

  • assisting in the development of procedures for new sets and new equipment

  • performing routine quality audits of instrument sets and equipment under the direction of the sterile processing manager

The Sterile Processing Supervisor is also responsible for interviewing and training qualified staff, coordinating staff assignments, handling performance management issues and employee complaints/concerns and ensuring appropriate communication with staff.
At Regions Hospital you’ll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients – and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. We’re also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen!

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

Three (3) years of instrument assembly / sterile processing experience

Completion of a surgical tech program may substitute for one (1) year of sterile processing experience

IAHCSMM certification as a Central Service Technician or obtained within 6 months of hire. Certification must be kept current.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous supervisory experience

Completion of central processing program, surgical technologist program, practical nursing or allied health program

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Manager of Sterile Processing

  • Job ID: 59929

  • Department: OR Sterile Processing

  • City: St Paul, MN

  • Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics

  • Position Type: Full-Time

  • Anticipated Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, days

  • Shift: Day

  • Hrs/Pay Period: 80

Job Description:

Regions Hospital has an opportunity to join our Surgical Services Leadership team as the Manager of Sterile Processing. Under the direction of the Director of Surgical Services, the Manager of Sterile Processing implements the strategic direction for and provides operational and clinical oversight to the Sterile Processing Department. This position leads the daily operations to include decontamination, sterile processing, assembly, inventory control, case cart management, OR care, staff training, distribution and quality control. Ensures the department meets the sterile instrument needs of the hospital, Same Day Surgery Center and other clinics and departments within the hospital.

The Manager of Sterile Processing will work closely with the Surgical Services Quality/Compliance Program Manager to anticipate and effectively deliver sterile processing services throughout the organization. The Manager is responsible for conducting quality assessments to ensure a quality product and ensures compliance with government regulatory agency standards and ensures all AMMI standards, Join Commission, Health Department, OSHA requirements are met within the department.

The Manager of Sterile Processing will manage a diverse staff of 28 FTE's (33 employees) and is responsible for coordinating hiring, onboarding and training, performance management and corrective action all while remaining fair and consistent. This position will also have a dyad partnership with Same Day Surgery Center leadership team for the sterile processing department.

Regions Hospital is a private, nonprofit teaching hospital providing healthcare services in St. Paul and is one of only three hospitals in Minnesota that is verified as a Level I Trauma Center for both adults and children. Regions Hospital has 21 operating rooms with over 20,000 surgical cases performed annually with surgical specialties including: General Surgery, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Neurospine, ENT, Plastics, Urology, GYN and Foot & Ankle. Our Sterile Processing department is equipped with Steris instrument and cart washers, V Pro Sterilizers, Steris steam sterilizers, EOT, Medivator and Sonics.

In addition to technical knowledge, successful candidates must have the ability to build team continuity and unity internally and throughout Surgical Services, have the ability to build and foster effective relationships within the department and across the organization and be skilled in effective people and department management.

Position is eligible for a $7,500 sign on bonus!
 

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in healthcare related field or business

  • Three (3) years’ sterile processing leadership experience AND

  • Five (5) years’ sterile processing experience (NOTE: Experience can be concurrent)

  • IAHCSMM certification as a Central Service Technician

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare related field or business


At Regions Hospital you’ll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients – and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. We’re also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen!

 

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8/13/21

 

Looking for a Sterile Processing Technician at Minnesota Valley Surgery Center, in Burnsville MN.  Full time position Monday through Friday, no weekends, or holidays.  Competitive wages with full benefits and a chance of profit sharing.

 

This position is responsible for cleaning, packaging, sterilizing and stores the supplies, instruments, and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of sterilization principles required

  • Experience in central processing functions preferred

  • Constant and frequent judgment and response required

  • English language skills and communication required

  • SPD certification required

Essential Functions

  • Adheres to the sterilization process policies and procedures

  • Cleans each item according to manufacturers' instruction

  • Inspects instruments under microscope for damage and defects; lubricates items as required

  • Determines that each item is in good working condition

  • Sorts and arranges items into proper trays according to established policy and procedure

  • Wraps trays and individual items according to established policy and procedure

  • Accurately labels each item with name and expiration date

  • Correctly operates sterilizers, ultrasonic washer and other equipment for processing items

  • Positions items correctly in sterilizer and selects proper cycle; seeks assistance when needed

  • Checks indicators for proper functioning

  • Performs required biological monitoring tests on all sterilizers according to established policy and procedures

  • Maintains availability of supplies for continuity or recording throughout sterilization process

  • Cleans sterilizers according to established policies and procedures

  • Maintains inventory levels and accurate records

  • Performs weekly inspections of all sterile items in the facility

  • Checks for outdated items and package integrity of wrapped sterilized items; replaces items as necessary

  • Places items in correct location

  • Maintains adequate inventory of supplies for the sterile processing area

  • Maintains and updates the instrument ray inventory list

  • Maintains current information regarding routine preference cards

  • Accurately document count of items sent to and returned by laundry

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 frequently required to sit, converse, and listen; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be able to lift and/or carry over 20 pounds on a regular basis and be able to push/pull over 25 pounds on a regular basis.

The employee must be able to stand and/or walk at least 8 hours per day.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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Operating Room Sterile Processing Technician

Summary:  Clean and sterilize surgical instruments and medical equipment. Maintain inventory as directed by the Operating Room Manager.

Description:  The OR Team is why our patients travel tens and hundreds of miles to see us. The OR Sterilizing team are there to ensure Mercy Ships can provide safe surgeries in clean spaces with sterile tools.

The Operating Room Sterile Processing Technician volunteer position, part of the Sterile Processing team in the OR Department, will be located on the Africa Mercy and Global Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ships. The preferred minimum commitment for this role is six weeks. We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than twelve months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program

Qualifications required:

  • Current active Central Sterilizer Technician License (or international equivalent) in home country desired, but not mandatory

  • Minimum two years of experience within a central sterilizing department, hospital-based or day surgical center 

  • Previous experience with sterile supplies and knowledge of universal precautions required

  • Scrub Technicians and Nurses are eligible to work in the sterilizing department if a minimum of two years experience is met

  • Oral and written fluency in English

  • Lift 30 lbs. to shoulder

  • Clean ceiling, floors, and walls

  • Able to stand for long periods for time

  • Able to work in a fast paced, noisy, and hot environment

  • Able to respond quickly to the needs of the operating rooms

  • Able to work cross culturally

  • Able to be exposed to a variety of chemicals/not chemical sensitivity
     

Questions about this information? Send us an email! Our medical recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach a recruiter at med.recruiter.ioc@mercyships.org.

You can view the original posting for this at Mercy Ship's website:

https://apply.mercyships.org/Applicant/CurrentOpportunities.aspx?PosId=269