7 story 120 bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catherization lab
The hospital also features a 30,000 square foot emergency department with pediatric friendly beds, imaging services, a full service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and an on-site fire station
The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50 bed hospital that AdventHealth operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days
Under supervision of the Sterile Processing Manager or Sterile Processing Department Supervisor the Shift Supervisor Sterile Processing is responsible for coordinating all activities related to sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection for their assigned shift. Completes staff evaluations, monthly schedules, and performance improvement activities for the department. Helps oversee the orientation of new employees. Acts as a liaison between Central Services and other hospital departments to ensure availability of instrumentation and equipment as needed for patient care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all
What You Will Need:
Certification through IAHCSMM (International Association for Healthcare Central Service and Materials Management) or CBSPD (Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution)
Two years previous Sterile Processing, Surgical Tech experience, or Operating Room RN
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.
Monitors sterilization practices to ensure all standards are met. Keeps accurate records of all sterilizer loads. Utilizes knowledge of sterilization parameters and takes corrective action if parameters are not met.
Ensures safe work practices for all employees. Monitors staff use of PPE in decontamination area. Promotes a safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, and practices awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees.
Monitors work environment to ensure infection control standards are met. Ensures department is cleaned daily. Monitors environmental controls (temp and humidity, air flow) and takes corrective action as needed. Identifies and reports any other environmental concerns to the management team.
Acts as a liaison between all hospital departments that utilize Central Services to ensure needs of the customer are met. Communicates with Surgery staff to ensure instrumentation is available as needed for cases.
Meets regularly with the Sterile Processing Manager to discuss the departments needs and results of quality monitoring.
Maintains competency by attending continuing education seminars related to Central Service issues and attending in-services on new equipment and instrumentation in the department.
Communicates with Vendors to promote compliance with the Vendor policy, reports non-compliance to the Sterile Processing Manager/ Director.
Monitors sterilization equipment and delegates equipment as “out of service” when parameters are not met, or validation testing fails. Assures that equipment is well maintained and BioMed is called as needed.
Assures that the Manufacture Instructions for Use (IFU) is closely followed for all equipment used and instruments that are reprocessed.
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