As Rhode Island’s largest health system and private employer, Lifespan is dedicated to improving the way clinical care, medical research and education, and community services are delivered. Our PeriOperative Services department in Rhode Island Hospital is currently seeking a Director of Sterile Processing to join our team. Reporting to the Vice President of PeriOperative Services, you will assume responsibility for the 24/7 leadership of instrument management within the Sterile Processing department.
In this position, you will develop and implement designs/systems for providing management services and participating in the development of the Strategic Operating Plan as well as the Division of Nursing/Lifespan Sterile Processing departments. You will identify areas of improvement, develop cutting-edge clinical and administrative standards and plan and evaluate programs in collaboration with physicians’ business manager.
Other duties include developing and managing annual operating objectives, coordinating the review for compliance to internal and external regulatory standards and making yourself accessible to staff by making regular rounds. You will participate with perioperative leadership in incorporating evidence-based knowledge into decisions for the provision of safe, patient-centered care, direct the development and evaluation of programs for the recruitment and retention of the “brightest and the best” and oversee performance in immediate subordinates.
Master’s degree (MSN) in Health Care Administration or Nursing
7 years of progressively responsible roles in management with an extensive clinical background
Certification in specialty
Demonstrated skill in financial planning and advanced information systems
High levels of analytical, qualitative and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated knowledge and skills to provide care to patients with consideration of the aging process
Active membership in professional organization
National reputation in the Sterile Processing field, preferred
Working at Lifespan
At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine and provide the right blend of autonomy and collaboration. If you share our passion for providing the very best care in a supportive professional setting, join one of the nation’s Top 100 health systems. Consistently awarded Magnet® status in nursing care, Lifespan is committed to clinical excellence and devoted to our mission of delivering health with care. To apply, visit: https://jobs.lifespan.org/search/jobdetails/dir-sterile-processing/a8370e04-cae3-44e2-818b-fa96d406e7a6
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, sexual preference or orientation, ancestry, genetics, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.