Provides leadership for the Sterile Processing Department and all facets of sterile processing and perioperative supply chain functions. Initiates and completes operational plans that ensure quality while utilizing available resources efficiently.
Managing the decontamination, assembly and sterilization of surgical instrumentation processes.
Assures that appropriate practices and methods are maintained according to manufacturer recommendations, departmental policies, and in compliance with standards set by regulatory agencies and professional associations.
Oversees instrument inventory workflow, maintains the effective use of associated technology/ computer systems for instruments, tracking and reporting.
Manages employee utilization, productivity, competence, and morale.
Maintains quality control systems, including appropriate documentation.
Ensures staffing is appropriate by monitoring FTE budget numbers.
Required: Associates Degree in related field or equivalent experience. Preferred: Bachelorï¿½s Degree
Required: 1 year management experience. 3 years progressive work-related experience in sterile processing or surgical services. Preferred: 3 years in a leadership role. Able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge of instrumentation. Demonstrated prior experience working with an instrument tracking systems. CST or Operating Room RN Experience.
Required: BLS required. IAHCSMM or CBSPD Certified.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Baptist Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905032354
About Baptist Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.