This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion Synergy and Integrity. The employee shall support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
Under the general supervision of the Director, this position is responsible for the overall and is accountable to support the capital budgets, supply/equipment purchases, supply/equipment evaluation and contract/purchasing agreements. This position requires collaboration and effective communication with the Director, Data Systems Coordinator, managers and service coordinators within perioperative services to ensure an efficient and cost effective OR, instrument, and equipment process is maintained. Other responsibilities include the participation in the interviewing/hiring, orientation, ongoing education and evaluation of the SPD (Sterile Processing Department) staff members and provision of leadership to provide unit operations/supplies/equipment for the assigned service.
The Sterile Processing Supervisor oversees the activity of SPD Technicians in the following essential functions: maintaining, cleaning, packaging, processing storing clean and sterile instrumentation. In the maintenance and operation of equipment used in processing surgical instrumentation. The Sterile Processing Supervisor orders and stocks supplies from Materials vendors and, updates and educates staff on SPD policy and procedures. The SPD supervisor is responsible for maintaining the sterilization logs and reporting to infection control and environmental care. The Sterile Processing Supervisor functions in the SPD Technician role only as needed. The SPD supervisor reports to the Director of perioperative Services.
Minimum of (5) years’ experience as (Sterile Processing Technician or Surgical Technologist)
Previous supervisory experience preferred
Highly effective communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
Computer skills-word, excel, outlook preferred
Previous computerized purchasing system experience preferred ?
High School diploma or equivalency
Specialty Certification required
Internal Number: ORA001637
About MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center
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