Central Sterile Processing Supervisor
The Central Sterile Processing Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of decontaminating, cleaning, assembling and the sterilization of instruments and supplies dispensed by Central Sterile Processing, while following infection control practices, organizational policies, industry and accrediting agency standards. The Supervisor directs the flow of the department to include, making assignments of staff, coordinate surgical needs between Sterile Processing and the OR, communicate closely with members from other units within the hospital, medical vendors and maintain good customer service relations, maintains inventory control for instruments and supplies, monitors the recording/results of biological testing, trains team members, helps organize in-services and accepts responsibility of the department in the absence of the Manager. Supervisors are expected to continue learning new procedures, techniques and equipment/instrumentation pertaining Sterile Processing. Must be conscientious with regard to procedures and capable of accepting assignments to all duties relative to the department and carry a departmental communication device.
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.
Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
Must be certified and maintain registration as a CRCST
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
- High School graduate.
- Must have graduated from an approved Central Sterile Processing class.
- At least 5 years of experience in Sterile processing in a lead or supervisor role.
- Must have a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique and sterilization techniques.
- Must have or acquire computer knowledge within six months of employment.
- Must have basic understanding of the P.I. process.
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
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