Supervisor Sterile Processing

SCL Health

Job Description:

The CP Supervisor is responsible to ensure all surgical supplies, instruments and equipment are properly decontaminated, assembled, inspected, packaged, sterilized, and distributed. They are accountable to have supplies, instruments and staff ready for all applicable Surgical Services needs.

This is a floor supervisor role, working along side the other staff/crew. Hours are from 3 PM to 11:30 PM

Scope1.Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
2. Assists Manager with the development of departmental and staff goals.
3. Manages human resources to assure quality services, scheduling, and promotes positive employee relations
4. Directs Sterile Processing personnel in completion of job duties
5. Role models for current and new staff.
6. Proficient in all sterile processing department job responsibilities
7. Acts as an extension of the Sterile Processing Manager by performing selected duties as delegated by the Sterile Processing Manager.
8. Utilizes leadership tools in communication, including effective oral, written, and listening skills with staff, physicians, patients and families.
9. Keeps all appropriate parties informed in a timely manner and understands chain of command accountability.
10. Supports interventions that promote unit cost effectiveness to achieve budget.
11. Collaborates with Manager and Coordinator to assess and hold staff accountable to hospital/ unit competencies.
12. Utilizes applications and technology to accurately facilitate record keeping in accordance with State and Federal regulations.
13. Provides on the job training (OJT) to recently hired associates in the department as needed.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
15. May be required to float to other departments (within the scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.
16. May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.Minimum QualificationsRequired
High School diploma or equivalent
None
3 years of experience in Sterile ProcessingPreferred
Associates or Bachelor Degree
Certified Registered Central Supply Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile ProcessingDepartment Technician (CSPDT), or Certified Surgical Technician (CST) requirements) EXPERIENCE Required 3 years of experience in Sterile Processing Preferred 2 years of experience in a hospital or clinic operating room KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty AND ABILITIES satisfactorily The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong leadership abilities
Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required
Subject matter expert of cleaning, disinfection and decontamination processes and sterilizers
Subject matter expert in types and functions of instruments and equipment (e g endoscopic, microsurgical, robotic and power)
Subject matter expert in the technology and software applications used to track, log, document instruments, durable medical equipment, repairs, etc
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
Experience and understanding in the use of computers, as well as the ability to learn software relevant to Sterile Processing
Ability to successfully function in a fast-paced, service oriented environment
Ability to work nights and/or weekends
Ability to work overtime as required by the departments needs POPULATIONS SERVED Age of Patient Population Served (Direct Care areas only) (Please X all that apply) Adolescent (13 17 years) Neonate (birth 28 days) Adult (18 64 years) Write other specific Infant (29 days less than 1 year) populations as Geriatric (65 years
older) Pediatric (1 -12 years) appropriate Not a direct care provider HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE CATEGORY Category 1 Job classifications in which tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues Category 2 Job classifications in which tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues Category 3 Job classifications in which tasks involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, and category 1 tasks are not a condition of employment PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Supervisor, Sterile Processing Physical Job Demand Inventory No Direct Patient Care Medium Patient Transfers Activity Frequency and Duration Equipment Examples
Manual Lifting Frequency and Duration Equipment Examples
1-50 pounds from knee to waist As needed, up to 5-10 x per Medical equipment and supplies day, typical 1-200 feet
1-25 pounds from knee to As needed, up to 20 x per day, Medical equipment and monitors, shoulder height typically 1-200 feet medical supply kits, linen, bags and supplies
1-10 pounds from knee to Up to 10 x per hour Medical equipment, soiled linens, overhead height and supplies Assistance Provided all with assistance if >50# knee to waist, >15# knee to shoulder and >5# overhead Push/Pull Frequency and Duration Equipment Examples
Requires minimal to maximal As needed, up to 1-10 per day Equipment, portable monitors, force on level, un-level, smooth oxygen tanks and various medical and carpeted surfaces carts and devices Carrying
1- 35 pounds Approximately 5 – 200 feet, 6 – Boxes, Linen bags, supply carts, 20 times per day ancillary medical equipment and supplies Activity Analysis Frequency and Duration Standing Up to 8 – 10 hours per day Walking Up to 8 – 10 hours per day Sitting Up to 8 – 10 hours per day Stooping reaching/bending Up to 1 minute at one time and 1 hour per day Squatting Up to 1 minute at one time and 1 hour per day Kneeling Up to 1 minute at one time and 1 hour per day Climbing Up to 1 minutes at one time and 3 minutes per day Other Job Requirements Fine Motor For computer use, equipment use to complete procedures and tasks Gross hand grasp and coupling High level required for manual tasks as noted above Cognition Ability to think, reason, perceives, understands, retains memory, and has awareness Balancing Bodily equilibrium to deliver patient healthcare Inside work Almost all inside work Outside work Rare Walking surface Tile/carpet, cement/asphalt mix of surfaces throughout shift Visual acuity 20/40 far vision and near vision in at least one eye as well as functional peripheral vision and depth perception Talking Must utilize clear conversational speech for effective verbal communication with patients and staff Hearing High level acuity to both communicate with patients and staff; and respond to alarms Running Rare, such as rapid response team, code blue, etc I have reviewed these job requirements I am aware that my position has specific competencies related to it and that these competencies must be completed within the prescribed period (Employee printed name) (Employee Signature) (Employee number) (Date) SCL Health Job Description TITLE Supervisor, Sterile Processing JOB CODE/FLSA JOB CODE FLSA STATUS Non Exempt STATUS JOB CODE DESCRIPTION JOB FAMILY Sterile Processing APPROVED BY
DATE REVISED DATE 10/2/2019 (C Fitzpatrick) REVIEWED DATE (without changes) JOB SUMMARY The position is responsible for directing Sterile Processing Coordinators, Leads, Technicians Certified and Non-Certified with the assembling, cleaning, disinfecting, sterilizing and/or storing procedure trays, surgical trays and equipment Also oversees the distribution and/or delivery of disposable and durable medical equipment, case carts and supplies to fill the needs of the Operating Room, Nursing Units, Ancillary Departments and SCL Clinics May perform the work of a Sterile Processing Technician or Coordinator May assigns daily detailed work assignments with consideration for staff ability, training and departmental needs ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND 1 Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior RESPONSIBILITIES standards 2 Assists Manager with the development of departmental and staff goals 3 Manages human resources to assure quality services, scheduling, and promotes positive employee relations 4 Directs Sterile Processing personnel in completion of job duties 5 Role models for current and new staff 6 Proficient in all sterile processing department job responsibilities 7 Acts as an extension of the Sterile Processing Manager by performing selected duties as delegated by the Sterile Processing Manager 8 Utilizes leadership tools in communication, including effective oral, written, and listening skills with staff, physicians, patients and families 9 Keeps all appropriate parties informed in a timely manner and understands chain of command accountability 10 Supports interventions that promote unit cost effectiveness to achieve budget 11 Collaborates with Manager and Coordinator to assess and hold staff accountable to hospital/ unit competencies 12 Utilizes applications and technology to accurately facilitate record keeping in accordance with State and Federal regulations 13 Provides on the job training (OJT) to recently hired associates in the department as needed 14 Performs other duties as assigned 15 May be required to float to other departments (within the scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need 16 May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift EDUCATION Required High School diploma or equivalent Preferred Associates or Bachelor Degree CERTIFICATION, Required None REGISTRATION, LICENSE Preferred Certified Registered Central Supply Technician (CRCST) or Certified Sterile Processing (indicates primary Department Technician (CSPDT), or Certified Surgical Technician (CST) source verification requirements)
2 years of experience in a hospital or clinic operating roomTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. .
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong leadership abilities.
Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required.
Subject matter expert of cleaning, disinfection and decontamination processes and sterilizers.
Subject matter expert in types and functions of instruments and equipment (e.g. endoscopic, microsurgical, robotic and power).
Subject matter expert in the technology and software applications used to track, log, document instruments, durable medical equipment, repairs, etc.
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team.
Experience and understanding in the use of computers, as well as the ability to learn software relevant to Sterile Processing.
Ability to successfully function in a fast-paced, service oriented environment.
Ability to work nights and/or weekends.
Ability to work overtime as required by the departments needs.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:

05/22/2024

Location:

Intermountain Health St Vincent Regional Hospital

Work City:

Billings

Work State:

Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$21.59 – $37.12

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