The Supervisor - Central Sterile supervises the daily activities of the central sterile staff.
Oversees decontamination, assembly and sterilization of surgical instruments using hospital policies and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) standards.
Oversees and completes preparation of all case carts as required by following national inventory standards. May include restocking, pulling, managing inventory and verifying accuracy of individual case items.
Determines, coordinates and supervises daily staffing assignments and staffing levels.
Provides leadership, orientation, training, coaching, and mentoring to assigned staff. Conducts performance evaluations and disciplinary actions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Implements LEAN concepts to suggest, analyze and improve process improvement projects.
Ensures appropriate instrument levels are maintained to support surgical volumes. Makes recommendations for purchase and replacement of instrumentation.
Assures departmental performance follows policies and procedures and guidelines/standards from pertinent regulatory agencies. Reviews and revises policies and procedures as appropriate.
Manages the surgical instrument tracking system and acts as a data steward ensuring all information is correct and timely.
Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
One or more of the following required:CRCST Certified Central Service Tech specializing in Sterile Processing credentialed from the IAHCSMM International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management obtained prior to hire date or transfer date.CBSPD Certified Central Service Tech specializing in Sterile Processing obtained prior to hire date or transfer date.CST Certified Surgical Tech specializing in Surgery credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting NBSTSA obtained prior to hire date or transfer date.Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date with CNOR Certified Nurse Operating Room and surgery experience.
Providence is a complete healthcare network offering advanced medical facilities in virtually every medical discipline. A member of Ascension Health, Providence has historically served a mission of compassion. That mission is practiced with a driving vision of excellence. Providence seeks to be the kind of healthcare provider where people want to work and where the community wants to come for care....
In 1989, Providence Health Center relocated to a new medical campus in West Waco. The campus includes a 237-bed, acute-care hospital; an Ambulatory Services Building for outpatient procedures and the MRI Center at Providence; Providence Medical Plaza, a professional office building; and Providence Clinic-Family Medicine Center, a primary care facility.