Please note: full and part time positions are currently available for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts.
The Sterile Processing & Case Cart Supervisor creates staff assignments in all areas, monitors productivity, time and attendance, and payroll, assesses staff competencies, communicates pertinent information to management, colleagues and staff, and delivers staff coaching, counseling, and corrective action. The Supervisor is also responsible for resolving issues, guiding technical staff toward organizational and departmental goals, completing Quality Assurance Audits, conducting OR rounds and other duties as assigned.
Delegates workload to staff members in order to achieve or exceed planned outcomes
Works effectively as part of a team to achieve departmental and organizational outcomes
Coaches staff members in order to encourage, motivate, and guide staff members in learning and improving effectiveness
Demonstrates managerial courage in providing tactful direct and actionable feedback to deal head-on with people problems and challenging situations
Anticipates, recognizes, and deals effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level in diverse situations
Utilizes critical thinking and problem solving tools and techniques to analyze situations fully and accurately and to reach productive decisions
Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to process information with high-levels of accuracy
Collaborates in the development, implementation and evaluation of quality assurance activities, policies and procedures to ensure the safety and integrity of sterile processing products
Effectively communicates pertinent information to management, colleagues and staff members
Keeps current on knowledge of Sterile Processing standards, regulations, protocols, products, and equipment according to AAMI, AORN, Commonwealth of PA Department of Health, Joint Commission, FDA, and CDC
Interacts with co-workers, staff members, key stakeholders, and visitors consistent with Jefferson policies and procedures and iSCORE values
High School Diploma or GED Required
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Certifications
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) required
Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) Required or obtained within one year
Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS) Required or obtained within one year
Years of Experience:
Three to five years of sterile processing experience, including decontamination, tray assembly, sterilization, case cart assembly, and storage of surgical instruments and supplies in an acute care setting required. One to two years of experience in the role of a Lead Sterile Processing Technician or Supervisor strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 9222240
About Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation’s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson... (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.