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Large Scope Sterile Processing Manager

Job Description


Job ID: 1200496
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Perioperative Services team members find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists, assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.


Overview


Role Purpose

Responsible for providing effective leadership and directing 24/7 operations of the main campus Sterile Processing Department (CSPD) to provide quality, efficient, cost-effective decontamination, sterilization, high level disinfection and distribution services with proper management of service utilization and inventory levels. Provides support for all 70 operating rooms, and procedural areas. Effectively manages daily production and distribution of over 150 case carts. Oversight over daily production of over 900 trays and >50 HLD endoscopes in a fast paced academic, multispecialty, level 1 trauma facility. CSPD services support over 430 transplant and >1000 robotic cases annually. The manager also oversees CSPD quality assurance and quality improvement team.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Ensures optimal sterile processing performance; through quality control and quality assurance of all Sterile Processing activities and equipment. Monitors and reports equipment operational status. Recommends equipment changes, upgrades and additions to meet manufacturer's instructions for use (IFU) for all items processed.
  • Assures departmental standards of operation and policies are in compliance with regulatory and professional agencies, including but not limited to CMS, TJC, AAMI,AORN, and infection prevention standards.
  • Manages 24/7 day to day operations of the department including daily decontamination, sterilization, and high-level disinfection of over 900 trays, 300 peel packs and 50 endoscopes (HLD), daily.
  • Supports clinics and procedural areas and collaborates with other departments to ensure the appropriate professional standards are consistently applied.
  • Is proficient in methods for sterilization and high-level disinfection and Provides decontamination and sterilization evaluation planning, operations and maintenance consultation to management at BJC organizations.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Healthcare related field
  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • CRCST

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer