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Sterile Processing Supv

Company: Phoenix Home Care And Hospice
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Ability to use critical thinking to solve complex issues and support OR needs. Acts as a liaison between the OR and SPD, facilitating all instrumentation being ready on time, supporting all customers of the department. Assists staff with performance improvement. Assures compliance with infection control and sterilization standards, ensuring that sterilization practices and all equipment used for decontamination and sterilization meet quality standards. Directly supervises sterile processing personnel during specified shifts, facilitating staff and departmental efficiencies while monitoring the daily operations of the department to ensure that appropriate quality and productivity levels are achieved. Ensures compliance with infection control policies and AAMI, AORN, and JCAHO standards. Staff development and administrative responsibilities which include assisting department director with hiring, evaluating, counseling, and staff development. Job Responsibilities Ability to look at the OR schedule to prioritize instrumentation that is needed. Ability to differentiate by specialty based on OR schedule. Ability to provide alternate solutions when instrumentation is not available. In collaboration with the OR charge nurse, reviews OR schedules and add-on cases, anticipating needs and/or conflicts with instrumentation, and offers alternative instrumentation as indicated. Collaborates with Unit Management and sales representatives to coordinate loaner instrumentation and product evaluation/changes. Investigates problems/concerns and utilizes proactive problem solving to meet customer needs. Collects and analyzes data to improve work processes and makes recommendations to resolve problems and facilitate desired outcomes. Performs intermittent quality checks on all employees. Observes work in progress to ensure that all equipment is fully operational, work areas are clean and orderly, and that proper supply levels are maintained. Promotes judicious and conservative use of supplies and equipment, identifying opportunities for cost reduction, and participates in the implementation and documentation of cost reduction initiatives. Coordinates and evaluates the repair, replacement, and refurbishment of all instruments and equipment with unit manager and PCD. Responsible for daily review of all charts and biological/chemical tests from all sterilizers and following established protocols for positive biological results. Monitors and documents staff compliance with departmental attire policy, traffic control patterns, and standard precautions. Monitors and ensures proper handling of sterile supplies to include proper storage, rotation, and distribution. Oversees all production activities, ensuring that all items are properly decontaminated, assembled, and sterilized according to all standards while maintaining continuous workflow and timely distribution of products to customers. Manages the department in the absence of the PCD. Coordinates monthly and daily scheduling of staff, monitoring all processing areas, shifting resources as necessary to facilitate desired outcomes. Participates in the interviewing and selection of new employees. Responsible for the teaching, mentoring, and precepting of all new employees; documents orientation results in the employee record. Identifies the educational needs of the staff and coordinates monthly and ad-hoc in-services accordingly. Assists with the monitoring of individual staff performance providing verbal coaching and counseling as needed; documentation completed an employee record. Assists with annual performance appraisals for designated employees. Additional Requirements Enrollment in sterile processing technician course. Course completion within one year of being hired. SPD Supervisor to cover PSB and Woodburn Surgery Centers and ICPH Clinics High School or GED 5 Years of Sterile Processing CRCST Upon Start CSPM or CHL within 12 months Certified Surgical Tech upon start About Us Inova is Northern Virginias leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare every time, every touch to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inovas 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Safety Always: Learn how we keep our team members and patients Jobble

Keywords: Phoenix Home Care And Hospice, Hutchinson , Sterile Processing Supv, Other , Hutchinson, Kansas

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