The University of Rochester Medical Center is made up of many parts, all devoted to providing highly advanced medical care. Our Mission of “Ever Better” means we improve the well-being of patients and communities by delivering innovative, compassionate, patient and family-centered health care, enriched by education, science and technology.
The Sterile ProcessingDepartment (SPD) is in search of a Director of Sterile Processing to lead their team. Out of its newly renovated and spacious lab area, SPD supports 43 Operating Rooms across our academic medical center, including a Level One trauma center.
The Director of Sterile Processing’s role is to direct the day-to-day operations of SPD, overseeing the work of 80 full-time employees including an Operations Manager and Sterile Processing Educator.
Direct the day-to-day operations of SPD in cleaning, sterilizing, packaging, and delivering of sterile instruments to the operating room and ancillary areas of URMC.
Develop and manage a robust quality improvement process that targets 100% accuracy in delivery of carts, pans, and packaged instruments. Evaluate and improve quality and efficiency of services, actively participate in the quality improvement programs of Perioperative Services (SP).
Oversee SPD performance metrics, reporting results to Perioperative Services leadership monthly.
Participate in the budgetary process, working alongside Perioperative Services administration.
Supervise the staff of the SPD facility, annually evaluate staff performance, determine disciplinary action, recommend promotions and salary adjustments, and perform other related personnel actions.
5 years of relevant experience in a field related to Sterile Processing or Perioperative Services, including at least 2 years at a managerial level.
Prefer 3-5 years’ experience as Director or Assistant Director of a sterile processing facility in a healthcare setting.
Internal Number: 215863
About University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)
The University of Rochester Medical Center is made up of many parts, all devoted to the same three goals:
- Providing highly advanced medical care
- Discovering cures for the world's most challenging diseases
- Educating the doctors, dentists and nurses of tomorrow
The University's health care delivery network– UR Medicine – is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital - an 800-bed, University-owned teaching hospital which boasts specialty programs that consistently rank among the best in the nation according to US News & World Report. At URMC, our robust teaching and research programs transform the patient experience with fresh ideas and approaches steeped in disciplined science. Here, care is delivered by health care professionals who innovate, take intelligent risks, and care deeply about the lives they touch.
URMC cultivates a diverse and inclusive environment that guides and transforms our approaches to healthcare, education, research and community partnerships. The University of Rochester envisions itself as a community that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from the institution’s missions of teaching, research, pati...ent care, performance, and community service.
This, we believe, is the only way to provide Medicine of the Highest Order.