While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.
We are home to:
Howard Head Sports Medicine, the official medical provider to the US Ski & Snowboarding Team and USA Climbing.
Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965.
Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
Highly accredited regional cancer care
A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
Elite surgical services
Coordinates and provides programs and learning opportunities for the clinical staff in the area assigned based upon comprehensive needs assessments performed in collaboration with clinicians, staff, organizational leaders and peers. This position requires sterile processing expertise, ability to develop and run education programs and work independently.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Collaborates with staff to identify specific training and educational needs including but not limited to Sterile Processing 101 course for new hires working toward certification and training to competency.
Mentors new hires, works alongside new hires and educates new hires in a 1:1 fashion to assure oversight of work performed and growth in competency with new hires.
Develops and implements competencies, tools, program and curriculum designed to meet the educational needs of the Sterile Processing staff. Assigns education and competencies and assures timely completion.
Knowledgeable of current Standards of Practice regulatory requirements and best practices. Assures communication, identification and intervention of violations and/or changes in the current Sterile Processing environment.
Communicates clearly and consistently with peers, department leadership and staff
Serves as a role model for embracing organizational change and process improvement, participates in the department and quality improvement processes.
Utilizes a variety of presentation and facilitation skills to deliver content specific to educational needs.
Continuously monitors and reports effectiveness of programs and tools implemented to include but not limited to Employee Certification Rates and Incident Rates. Revises education as needed based on organizational feedback and outcomes.
Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Vail Health Values.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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Vail Health Benefits
Be a part of a nonprofit that serves our friends, families and visitors.
Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision).
Five weeks or more of Paid Time Off (PTO) in year one.
5% retirement match.
Childcare reimbursement ($500 for one child, $1,000 for two or more children).
Tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Entry-level positions start at $15 per hour and increase with experience.
End-of-season bonuses for seasonal positions.
Vail Health was named in Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare".
Minimum 1 year experience
CRCST or CSPDT required CIS/CSIS and CER/CFER preferred
Internal Number: SPE
About Vai Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive