Enrollment in associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
5-10 years of sterile processing experience, materials management.
Certification in Registered Central Sterilization Technician (CRCST) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD).
Certification in Healthcare Leadership (CHL) or (CSPDM) within 2 years of hire.
Certification in Endoscopy Reprocessing (CEFR or CER) preferred.
Instrument tray tracking system experience.
Microsoft applications required.
Knowledge of the NJ State regulations and the AAMI National Standards.
Knowledge of lean six sigma methodology.
The supervisor works under the manager to develop daily plans for safe, timely and effective thru-put and output of sterile and/or high-level disinfected medical devices. The position requires fiscal responsibility with instrument and supply ordering and tracking and reporting trends related to broken/missing instruments and supply deficits or overages. The supervisor must be able to operate in compliance with NJDOH, CMS/TJC and AAMI standards. The supervisor must understand the progressive discipline process and follow the facilities' policies and procedures. The supervisor will oversee front-line subordinates and complete orientation, competencies and performance evaluations. Continuing education and in-services shall be coordinated by the supervisor and manager for continuous process management and improvement. This role requires managing schedules, payroll, holiday, sick time and vacation for all employees. Must be able to work by utilizing lean six sigma methodologies to identify waste and develop lean processes. The supervisor will perform quality assurance of productivity and performance and will report trends to the manager. The supervisor is expected to have a positive attitude that continues to lift the morale in the department with goal setting, empowerment, recognition and use of AtlantiCare values. The position is a flexible position that often requires various shift coverage and essential staff when needed.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required .Enrollment in associate's degree program in business management or related field required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Registered Central Sterilization Technician (CRCST) or (CBSPD) certification as mandated by the NJDOH. Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) within 2 years of hire and Certified Endoscope Processor Certification (CFER or CER) preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Supply chain management and lean six sigma methodology. Microsoft applications and computer skills are a must. Instrument tray tracking system experience required, creating schedules, payroll, developing and creating dashboards, strategic planning, competency assessments, education and advanced knowledge base in all sterile processing systems.
Demonstrates the ability to perform the department-specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risks of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances and potential injury. This position requires extensive walking and standing and occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to the Manager of Sterile Processing
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.
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