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Dept Name- Central Sterile
Job Title: Manager Central Sterile Processing
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Oversees operation of Sterile Processing (SPD). Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining work flow systems, supply cart management systems, computerization systems, inventory control system and parameters.
- Coordinates and communicates with Director of SPD and hospital departments to ensure that the supplies processed and the services rendered satisfy professional, ethical and legal standards. Communicates with doctors, salesmen and other departments in order to maintain an effective and efficient operation. Develops long-term goals for department.
- Develops, implements, updates and directs maintenance of departmental policies and procedures based upon recommendations of supervisory personnel works with ancillary departments and physicians in developing new procedures. Attends committee meetings and make recommendations regarding Medical Center-wide policies and procedures.
- Establishes and ensures maintenance of standards concerning decontamination, cleaning, sterilization, storage and distribution of supplies and equipment.
- Establishes standards for quality control and infection control within the department and continually evaluates standards for revision and updating as necessary.
- Directs preparation and maintenance of departmental records and reports to be used for reference and analysis purposes.
- Ensures proper operation and maintenance of departmental equipment and arranges for repair of replacement as necessary.
- Works closely with departments utilizing supplies and services in order to determine and evaluate need for new equipment, supplies or services.
- Initiates, develops and implements continuing education, orientation, training and development programs for SPD staff. Reviews job descriptions, training programs, procedures and rules and regulations to determine their soundness and adequacy.
- Working through subordinate supervisory personnel, appraises, evaluates and counsels employees about job performance, conduct and attendance.
- Provides direct supervision of day-to-day activities of SPD supervisors. Sets schedules, deadline and assigns work
- Reviews and assists in the updating of departmental policies and procedures as necessary and required.
- Performs inspection to ensure that department quantity and quality standards are being met within SPD itself, as well as in the areas the department services.
- Maintains statistical records for department, e.g., time studies, equipment downtime. equipment production, laboratory reports and overall productivity.
- Establishes quality control program for department to ensure best possible patient care. Established recall guidelines for contaminated supplies and equipment.
- Associate degree in administration and HS/GED with equivalent work experience. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
- 5 years management experience in a central sterile supply environment
- Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST); Issuing Agency: International Associate of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)
- MS Office Suite
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated knowledge of decontamination and sterilization processes; medical/surgical supplies and equipment
- Demonstrated leadership and/or supervisory skills
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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.