Responsible for job assignments on all shifts, scheduling staff, disciplinary counseling and actions. Monitor all sterilizer activity, and check for accuracy of records and job performance. Assist manager where needed, rotating shifts when needed. Ensure adherence to Hospital sand departmental policies and procedures. No patient care assignment.
SUPERVISION - Manage the operational functions of the department
SUPERVISION - Ensure all Hospitals policies and procedures are in effect within the department
ENVIRONMENT - Ensure sterile integrity and infection control procedures are performed to meet TJC and American Association for Medical Instrumentation Standards (AAMI) standards
STERILE PROCESSING - Coordinate with the Operating Room to assure the instruments needed for morning surgery are sterilized
REPORTS - Ensure that shift reports are completed and information is communicated between shifts orally and in writing
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
2 years directly related experience
Sterile Processing Certification or Equivalent
Physical Demands Requirements:
Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment
May be required to perform subordinate tasks in high census/vol