Supervisor, Sterile Processing in Chicago IL

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  • Chicago, IL, US, 60612 View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join Steris as Supervisor, Sterile Processing in Chicago Illinois. At the Steris you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Steris career in Chicago IL.

 

Position : Supervisor, Sterile Processing

Job Category: Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

Job Segment : Gastroenterology, Medical Technologist, Sterile Processing, Manager, Medical, Healthcare, Management

 

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Position Summary
Provides on-site leadership, support, training, Customer Service, and communication regarding the reprocessing of surgical instruments and staff management to contracted facilities in compliance with STERIS Standard Work or QMS and the Department of Health, TJC, DNV, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facility goals and policies. Coordinates and oversees day-to-day operations of the STERIS IPS sterile processing team.
Duties

Oversees and supports daily operations of all activities that relate to the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations. Ensures proper operational procedures are followed by all members of the IMS team. 
Assumes responsibility, in collaboration with IMS SPD manager, for scheduling new IMS employee orientation, on-the-job training, in-service education and IMS or facility quality assurance programs when needed.  
Understands and promotes concepts of the Lean work environment. 
Communicates in a professional manner both verbally and in writing to all hospital staff and company employees. 
Exhibits professional behavior in all telephone and electronic communications. 
Represents IMS, self and profession positively in all public arenas. 
Practices within the scope of certification and job description. 
Supports and adheres to IMS policies and procedures and supports policies and procedures of facility.  
Refers all decisions beyond personal scope of responsibilities to IMS leadership. 
Coordinates the repair and replacement of broken instrumentation and equipment; may assist Clinical Operations Manager in order process.  
Adheres to IMS / facility dress requirements, is neat and well-groomed at all times. 

Duties – cont’d

Provides supervision and leadership of Sterile Processing Department (SPD) at the assigned facility and shift.
Performs observations to identify process improvement opportunities within operations and employee performance and compliance.
Oversees and supports daily operations of all activities that relate to the proper reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations.
Coordinates the repair and replacement of broken instrumentation and equipment; may assist manager in order process.
Promotes best demonstrated practices with co-workers through open communication and continuous improvement of skills and ensures department and employee adherence to standard work.
Follows chain of command within hospital and STERIS regarding identified problems or issues to ensure proper communication and resolution.
Answers and responds to calls from the OR and other end-users during and after regular business hours as required by the contract.
Assists manager in review of all required documentation related to STERIS Standard Operating Procedures and facility policies. Responsible, in collaboration with the manager, for scheduling new STERIS employee orientation, on-the-job training, in-service education and quality assurance programs when needed.
Holds Sterile Processing Technicians accountable to performance and processing standards by providing daily coaching and feedback.
Understands STERIS and facility policies and procedures ensuring staff’s adherence to applicable policies and procedures
Responsible for supporting Technician progression and retention by driving employee engagement activities, holding regular performance discussions, and removing obstacles preventing employees from developing in their career.

Education Degree
High School Diploma or GED
Required Experience

4 years of hands-on SPD experience with one year of leadership, including lead, experience.
CRCST or CBSPD Certification and additional certification (i.e. instrument specialist, flexible endoscope, healthcare leader, manager, STERIS Assessment) required. If not certified at point of hire, both certifications must be obtained within 12 months of hire.

 
Preferred Experience

Previous Supervisory experience. (1 Year)
Current Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) or Certified in Sterile Processing Management (CSPM).

Skills

Basic computer skills and aptitude.
Understands and promotes concepts of the Lean work environment.
Must be capable of learning software programs (including instrument tracking and timekeeping and payroll systems) and/or hardware as required.
Understand and promotes the development of individual technician objectives.

 

STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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