Under limited supervision and according to established policies and procedures, develops, plans and implements Central Sterile Processing orientation, in-service education, staff development and student experiences.
Develops, interprets, teaches, maintains and revises current procedure and written standards of practice relevant to sterile and non-sterile processes.
Maintains standards in accordance with accepted practice and changing concepts, methods and techniques.
With input from department leadership, develops annual objectives for in-services and staff development programs.
Maintains active communication among interdepartmental staff and Central Processing staff, and ensures sterile processing competency
Monitors orientee performance and practice and initiates action to correct efficiencies.
Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports related to the quality assurance program.
Represents Central Processing on hospital education committees.
Develops and maintains the departmental quality assurance program.
Works with vendors to establish focused training sessions for equipment specific or item specific processes and handling.
Works in tandem with educators or leaders to address performance issues and optimize process flow.
Required: Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology or Nursing with extensive Sterile Processing background.
Required: Two years of progressively more responsible experience in Central Sterile Processing.
Required: Certification through CBSPD (Certification Board For Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc, or Certification through NICHSPDP (National Institute for the Certification of Healthcare Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel), or IAHCSMM ( International Association of Healthcare, Central Services and Materials Management).
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Brookwood Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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