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Roles & Responsibilities:
The Supervisor, Sterile Process plans and coordinates activities involved in the decontamination, storage, assembly, cleaning and sterilization of medical, surgical and related supplies utilized in the care and treatment of patients. Ensures that processes utilized comply with the department and Mount Sinai Medical Center’s policies and procedures and develops processes that meet the needs of the patients, physicians and other user departments.
1. 1. Supervises all sterilization processes such as decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, storage and distribution of all supplies and equipment handled in the department.
2. 2. Monitors and checks work in progress to ensure adherence to sterile processing standards and procedures; takes action as needed to correct problems.
3. 3. Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate staffing schedules and to ensure adequate coverage is provided, including weekends.
4. 4. Works closely with other departments and related personnel in coordinating sterile processing activities and resolving instrument problems and supply needs and shortages.
5. 5. Develops processes that meet the needs of patients, physicians and user departments within targeted productivity and budget parameters.
6. 6. Maintain and monitors inventory. Orders supplies and equipment within authorized expense parameters. Assists the Purchasing Department with obtaining information needed for trade-outs or purchase of equipment and supplies. Makes minor equipment and instrument repairs in area of responsibility.
7. 7. Participates in the development of departmental policies and standards related to Sterile Processing.
8. 8. Manages various personnel functions such as hiring, performance appraisals, training, disciplinary actions and terminations. Facilities staff participation in presentation of inservices.
Associate’s Degree in an allied health field or equivalent experience
Current certification (CRCST) required.
3 years in sterile processing or similar setting with 1 year in a supervisory role
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.