The University of Kansas Health System Sterile Processing Manager in KANSAS CITY, Kansas
Under the direction of the Director of Sterile Processing Operations, the Sterile Processing Manager has responsibility to manage the Sterile Processing program and ensure that instrumentation for the Main OR and other ancillary areas are processed, stored and delivered in a safe and efficient manner.
Facilitates effective communication in the Sterile Processing department articulating the status of team vision/goals as well as how the department fits into the division’s strategic plan and business operations service model
Responsible for a business operations specific performance management system for Sterile Processing Department efficiency, quality, customer satisfaction and productivity – manages the quality system by facilitating team work with staff and other department resources
Identifies customer reported issues with products and determines action plans, educational/coaching, and process improvement opportunities to achieve and maintain high customer satisfaction
Incorporates training and evaluation of orientation, competency, daily performance and formal coaching.
Collaborates with of the members of the Perioperative Services Department to provide optimal outcomes as related to instrumentation.
Sets expectations and ensures compliance with department, division, hospital and state/federal standards and regulations.
Utilizes resources efficiently to standardize product inventory while maintaining an economically viable and safe environment.
Collaborates with industry and hospital departments to introduce new policies and procedures related to Sterile Processing Department.
Provides data/reports to leadership facilitating quality care, resource utilization and needed support
Models organizational skills to support the identified diviision goals and outcomes.
Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 4 years’ experience as a Sterile Processing Supervisor
Surgical Technician and/or Sterile Processing Technician with a minimum 3 years of experience leading projects and teams
Certification as CRCST- IAHCSMM; Certified Registered Central Service Technician
Excellent oral communication skills
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint proficiencies
Proficiency in instrument tracking software systems, preferred knowledge of Sonar and SPM
Experience as Sterile Processing Supervisor
Certification as CHL - IAHCSMM; Certification in Health Care Leadership
Requisition ID: 2020-24067
External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System
External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com
Street: 4000 Cambridge Street