Your role as an Educator in Sterile Processing at Community Medical Centers (CMC) will be challenging -but also very rewarding. In this role, you will directly impact staff education across three (3) acute care hospitals in our system and be responsible for developing tools, competencies and retention methods. You will gain well-rounded experience in dealing with various service lines and interact frequently with the OR and sterile processing leadership and staff.
With 40 operating rooms across our system and over 14,000 cases per year, the average day is anything but average and you will actively see and feel how your efforts directly impact your community and supports our mission “to improve the health status of the community and promote medical education”. From building trays and cleaning/sterilizing instruments to ensuring that all instrument inventory is organized and ordered in a timely manner-- we deliver the excellent care and attention to detail that our patients deserve.
Your Sterile Processing Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.
As the Sterile Processing Educator you will collaborate with Perioperative services to develop and organize educational content and curriculum; evaluate, revise and implement educational programs, and other related materials needed.
In this role some of your key responsibilities would include but are not limited to:
Organizes and conducts educational sessions and formal trainings on a regular basis, incorporating appropriate teaching methodologies to meet identified needs and course objectives. Determines measurable goals and objectives for educational programs.
Conducts competency evaluations through skill demonstration and written assessments to determine areas for performance improvement.
Ensures that processes and services are continuously monitored for quality, cost effectiveness, operational efficiency and that services are provided in accordance with State and Federal laws and regulations, organizational policy and accreditation compliance requirements.
Researches, studies and participates in continuing education programs to: improve course curriculum and content, improve interaction between employees and patients, update best practices, and maintain professional competence and skills.
Experience and education minimum requirements:
High school diploma or GED
3 years of experience in Sterile Processing Department and/or Operating Room
3 years of experience in education development, implementation, quality improvement and program development, and/or leadership
License and certification minimum requirements:
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification
License and certification within 1 year of entry into role:
Additional Salary Information: Relocation Bonus Available
Internal Number: 2019-14489
About Community Medical Centers
Based in Fresno, California, Community Medical Centers is the region’s largest healthcare provider and private employer with over 8,500 employees and 1,400 affiliated physicians. Our network includes 4 hospital facilities including Community Regional Medical Center – a level 1 trauma and burn center, Clovis Community Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, and Community Behavioral Health Center.
Community Regional Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we're home to Central California's highest level of care. We have a capacity of 685 licensed beds and see an average of 663 inpatients a day.
Our one-of-a-kind Central California Neuroscience Institute brings together clinical experts in brain tumors, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and more.
As a leader in comprehensive cardiovascular services Community Regional offers more advanced cardiac treatment options than any other hospital in the Valley. We perform about 3,600 cardiovascular procedures a year and partner with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program to offer the only cardiology, pulmonary and interventional ca...rdiac fellowship training programs in the region.
Community Regional also has one of the busiest birthing centers in California with the largest Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit in the Valley. Our combined expertise in both adult and newborn medicine makes our hospital the only one in the area where recovering mothers and their critically ill babies can stay together for the treatments they need.
Our full-service 58,000-square-foot Emergency Department is home to the Table Mountain Rancheria Trauma Center and Leon S. Peters Burn Center – the region’s only Level 1 (highest level) trauma and comprehensive burn center.
Community Regional's affiliation with the University of California San Francisco Medical School – one of the top medical schools in the nation – provides patients access to some of the brightest and most forward-thinking medical specialists in the country.
Recognizing the role family plays in recovery, Community Regional established Terry’s House, a 17,000-square-foot home established to provide a supportive residence for families while their loved ones receive critical care in the hospital.
This home is conveniently located across from our main building so patients’ families are able to stay close and connected to loved ones who are in our care.
Clovis Community Medical Center:
The perfect blend of exceptional care and comfortable accommodations, Clovis Community Medical Center remains a top choice for women’s services, labor and delivery, minimally invasive surgeries, sports medicine and weight-loss surgery.
Home to the Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center, California’s premier breast care center, we offer screenings and diagnostics, as well as treatments using the most advanced technology available.
Clovis Community has 208 all-private rooms. Whether for inpatient or outpatient care, we're here to provide the best possible experience for the people we serve. Patients can expect excellent care that starts the moment they arrive.