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Supervisor - Sterile Processing

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Bellingham
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Supervisor - Sterile Processing for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 176244

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Manager-Sterile Processing, is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of the Sterile Processing department to ensure efficient processes and quality services.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Oversees daily workflow to ensure service standards are met and to ensure staff consistently follows standard job expectations and regulatory requirements.
  2. Coordinates work assignments and oversees monthly schedule.
  3. Serves as a resource to staff for issues surrounding instrumentation and sterilization.
  4. Participates in the hiring selection process.
  5. Collaborates with management to develop and implement policies, procedures and the business work plans for the department.
  6. Provides leadership and supervisory guidance in quality improvement efforts.  May be asked to lead quality initiatives.
  7. Maintains and reports required regulatory records and quality assurance reports.
  8. Participates in the staff evaluation and disciplinary processes.
  9. Collaborates effectively with the Instrument Coordinator to assure seamless flow of surgical supplies and instruments.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of two years experience in sterile processing required.
  • Knowledge of sterile processing and regulatory requirements is required.
  • Experience with Neuro, Ortho, and General Surgical instrumentation.
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred. 

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

               

  • Certification from IAHCSMM, CBSPD or other nationally recognized certifying body required.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

 

  • Proficient use of computers including MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • Understands facility standards and practice guidelines as well as state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to lead teams and delegate assignments.
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions.

 

ST. JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires active physical exertion at least 66% of the time with ability to push and pull carts exceeding 100 lbs. unassisted at times.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or more.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
  • Ability to stand on feet for the duration of any scheduled shift; ability to stoop and bend consistently without restrictions.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Bellingham, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $24.77, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Other - Allied || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS


Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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