HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Manager Central Sterile in Reston, Virginia
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA)is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
Located in the outskirts of Washington, D.C,Reston Hospital Center, a 199-bed acute facility, lies within the vibrant Town Center of Reston, known for its lively mix of restaurants, shops, and services. Reston Hospital Center is an HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) facility making it a very secure and reputable facility to work with. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
Reston Hospital Centerholds certifications within our stroke and total joint center and is accredited in the chest pain center. Most importantly, Reston Hospital Center is dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community by putting patients first.
/Our patients are our priority, but so are_you_!/
Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection.
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Manager Central Sterile to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!
_JOB FUNCTIONS_ * Demonstrates clinical competence to practice within Central Sterile’s Scope of Care. * Directly responsible for the SPD staff functions on a daily basis. Ensures staffing in each area of SPD to support case flow and room turnover. Monitors individual performance and sets goals for staff development. Acts as a resource and clinical role model to staff * Leads quality improvement efforts to include data collection and PI implementation; reviews and interprets data and takes action as needed. * Monitors OR schedule in advance to plan for needed/requested instruments/instrumentation and takes appropriate action to ensure needs are met for cases. * Coordinates an instrumentation maintenance and replacement program to ensure availability of needed instruments. * Directly responsible for the functions of the resource technician in preparation and completion of all case carts in a timely manner. * Arranges emergency and preventative maintenance on equipment and instruments and communicates updates to appropriate staff. * Works closely with OR Specialty Coordinators maintaining trays, equipment, and storage of instruments. * Manages instrument inventory and the inventory/count sheets. Assists in developing instrument sets. * Maintains a good working knowledge of the tools and techniques to correctly process each instrument to ensure sterility and proper functioning. * Responsible to ensure protocols are followed in operating all sterilization equipment, including testing. * Ensures hospital and unit-specific policies and standards are followed. Responsible to develop policies and protocols for the sterile processing department, with periodic review. * Works with the O.R. Educator and SPD QA Educator on new hire orientation and training, as well as staff competency.Provides opportunities for employee development. * Contributes to achievement of the unit, department, and hospital’s goals and mission. * Communicates effectively with staff, peers, Surgical Director, external and internal customer. * Maintains unit readiness for regulatory surveys. * Assumes accountability for decisions and actions. * Adheres to hospital policies and procedures, supports the mission of the hospital * Reads, understands and complies with all established hospital and department policies and procedures. * Works closely with OR, ED, OB and all other departments concerning instrument trays and items brought to them for processing. * Orders needed supplies from Supply Chain and outside vendors. * Responsible for the maintenance and storage of biological test records and sterility logs. * Oversees department schedules and approves time off ensuring that department is adequately covered. * Cleans, prepares and sterilizes instrument trays according to procedure cards. * Responsible for proper cleaning and operation of the Steam and Sterrad Autoclaves, Sonic Cleaner. * Responsible for mechanical, chemical and biological testing of all autoclaves, as established by the department policies and procedures. * Uses hospital supplies and equipment efficiently. * Follows established policies and procedures of the department. * Is familiar with and complies with the hospital infection control, emergency, fire and disaster plans. * Knows the functions, use, maintenance and safety precautions of the department equipment. * Maintains a high level job knowledge by attending appropriate seminars and inservice programs relating to duties and responsibilities. * Maintains a neat, clean appearance and conforms to established dress code. * Other duties as assigned.
Education: Minimum of Associates degree in related field. Bachelors in related field preferred.
Certification: Certified Sterile Processing Technician (CSPDT) from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (formerly NICHSPDP) OR CRCST from IAHCSMM.
Experience: Minimum five years sterile processing experience with at least 2 years ofin a leadership position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: *Manager Central Sterile *
Location: Virginia-Reston-Reston Hospital Center - Reston
Requisition ID: 08540-21467