To plan, prepare, coordinate, and supervise the sterile instrument processing functions and activities for Central Sterile Processing Department.
Direct supervision of all shift work (receiving, decontamination, cleaning, assembly, High level Disinfection, and distribution of surgical or procedural scopes and medical devices .
Assures adherence to all quality systems, checks and measures.
Assists the manager with all hiring, evaluation, counseling, and termination of staff.
Maintains safety standards to assure compliance with university, state and federal codes or regulations
Responsible for employee productivity, employee presence in the workplace and employee adherence to break times.
Provide disciplinary action when needed
Accurately maintains and approves employee time keeping systems and records in accordance with institutional and all regulatory requirements
Supervises staff in compliance with bargained for agreements and contracts
Coordinate workflow and services between departments
Assist in the resolution of operating problems.
Integrates ethical principles, professional standards, and evidence-based practice in all aspects of practice.
Participates on committees, task forces, projects, and other meetings.
Maintains educational and/or clinical competencies appropriate to role.
Promotes a safe and healthy work environment.
Facilitates the initiation and adoption of change and Lean principles
Monitors and maintains sterilization documentation
Assure parameters of sterilization are met and instruments are safe for use
Initiates scope recall as indicated and completes all safety reporting documentation
Assures that all equipment is properly maintained, and testing is properly documented
Assist with preparation of departmental reports
Monitor and maintain department inventory and supplies
Collaborate with and act as a liaison with other departments to support and facilitate safe and effective patient care
Provide consultation, support, assistance
3-5 years’ experience in Scope reprocessing unit or Central Processing with scope reprocessing.
HS Diploma or equivalent
Certification through CBSPD or IAHCSMM (CFER, CER, CSPDT, or CSCRT)
Recent experience as an endoscope reprocessor, CERD or CSPD professional
Extensive High-level Disinfection and sterilization experience
Graduate of a formal sterile processing program
Demonstrated competency in Excel, Word, and Outlook
Ability to demonstrate University of Michigan Health Care customer service standards and behaviors.
Effective verbal and written communication skills to clearly express ideas and techniques.
Creative thinking; analytical, problem solving, and independent decision-making abilities; self-direction; theoretical knowledge and skill in instrument processing and sterilization systems.
Organized, self-motivated, good communication and interpersonal skills.
Dynamic and energetic.
Ability to quickly address difficult/emergent situations in a professional and confidential manner.
Strong operational and clinical skills in Central Processing.
1-2 yrs supervisory experience
Demonstrated competency in instrument tracking software systems
Associate Degree or higher
Afternoon Shift, Flex Schedule (combination of 2:00pm to 10:30pm/3:00pm to11:30pm/1:00pm to 9:30pm)
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