SUPV, CENTRAL PROCESSING - Sterile Processing -Full-Time - Varied in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for the Operating Room Sterile Processing Department. Must have a thorough knowledge of the sterilization process, including decontamination, assembly, packaging, sterilization, and storage of instrumentation and equipment. Must have a thorough understanding of quality control testing and all appropriate corrective actions to take if necessary. Must be knowledgeable in all methods of disinfection and sterilization. Must be knowledgeable in infection control principles and practices. Must also have knowledge of microbiology principles and surgical asepsis. Works collaboratively with nursing personnel in the OR and hospital services, medical staff administration to ensure that quality patient care is delivered. Duties include, hiring, on-going training, evaluating and counseling of personnel, setting and maintaining optimal standards for sterility assurance, and developing and maintaining a safe and organized professional environment. Must have knowledge of allocating and managing fiscal and human resources. Must have a thorough understanding of all applicable accreditation and regulatory standards, including AORN, AAMI, OSHA, and JCAHO. Prefer some knowledge in Materiels Management procurement and distribution. Will serve as back-up for Materiels Manager. Demonstrates ability to perform competencies as outlined in unit based Competency Assessment tools.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: Three years experience in sterile processing within an acute care setting. Computer proficiency with a working knowledge of order entry, spreadsheet and database functionality preferred. Excellent communication, problem solving and planning skills. Ability to work well as a part of a leadership team. Ability to direct others and negotiate desired results.

Required Certification/Registration: CRCST

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: Bachelor's degree, leadership experience, materials management procurement and distribution.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.