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Northwell Health Manager, Sterile Processing in New York, New York

Req Number 14624

Job Description

Job Description

Manages, plans, organizes and evaluates the staff and activities of Central Sterile services within hospital. Adheres to approved operating goals, objectives and budget.

Job Responsibility

  • Provides leadership to Sterile Processing team members and supervisors by communicating and guiding toward achieving department objectives.

  • Develops, communicates, and builds consensus for goals in alignment with the health system.

  • Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports; ensures performance appraisals are completed in a timely fashion.

  • Manages and documents staff competency levels; develops staffing schedule to accommodate hospital services, physicians and patient needs.

  • Communicates with department Supervisors and staff to ensure instrument availability and smooth operation of department.

  • Communicates with perioperative management to implement efficient work flows based on daily perioperative needs/schedules.

  • Participates in planning for future needs of various shifts including staffing, program development, intradepartmental relationships and instrument/ equipment inventory levels.

  • Ensures daily compliance and consistent application of sterilization principles, standards and techniques at facility.

  • Utilizes Incident Reporting the health system for trending areas in need of improvement; follows up on incident report communications and makes recommendations, as required.

  • Monitors and ensures maintenance of department inventory levels.

  • Prepares reports related to department operations and metrics; tracks budgets and spending for instrumentation/equipment; maintains the integrity of departmental records.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • Current Registered Central Supply Technician Certification required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 7 + years of relevant experience and 2-5 years of leadership / management experience, required.

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