The Director, Central Sterile Processing reports to the Chief Supply Chain Officer. Under limited supervision, the Director, Central Sterile Processing is responsible for providing leadership of the Sterile Processing Department and all facets of sterile processing and perioperative supply chain functions to include support of ancillary areas, labor and delivery, outpatient, and ambulatory settings. This role oversees departmental operations and productivity, inclusive of work flow design and optimization. This position evaluates, maintains, and improves quality control systems while developing a cohesive team, mentoring supervisory staff, and ensuring technical competency across all position levels. This role is responsible for the development and adherence to the budget and partners with stakeholders at all locations to ensure customer and patient satisfaction while upholding the quality standards of a high performing organization.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and a minimum of 8 to 10 years of combined SPD and OR experience with at least 5 years of management experience required; master’s degree and licensure as a Registered Nurse are preferred. Certification in sterile processing as a Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) is preferred, or must obtained within 6 months in position. Extensive knowledge of standard procedures and methods used to decontaminate, clean, inspect, assemble, package, sterilize, store and distribute items and instrumentation within applicable federal, state and other regulatory agencies required. Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising as well as prepare clear, comprehensive written and oral reports and materials. Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, and time) across multiple departments. Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Certification in sterile processing as a Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) is preferred, or must obtained within 6 months in position. If a Registered Nurse, current licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state is required.
Internal Number: A514340
About MUSC Health
Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $248 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.