Job Description

Location: Morton Hospital
Posted Date: 10/27/2020

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Lead Central Supply Technician is responsible to plan, organize and manage the operation of the assigned unit(s) including daily staffing. Requires experience and commitment to the quality of patient care and patient satisfaction. The Lead Central Supply Technician will provide leadership and direction to the Central Supply staff while promoting teamwork.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates and supervises activities of Central Supply Assistants; prepares daily work assignment and re-assigns as needed.
  • Participates in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of departmental goals.
  • Prioritizes workload and ensures that established policies and procedures are followed; Coordinates departmental workflow with all team members to ensure safe, effective and efficient work processing
  • Communicates with Business Manager, clinical staff, storeroom staff and other departments such as Laundry to ensure smooth workflow and to investigate and resolve case cart preparation issues, to verify status of instrument repairs, inventory levels, and the like.
  • Serve as an expert in the area of specific unit competencies, maintains clinical competencies for assigned clinical areas.
  • Assists in the development of new policies and procedures, and works to improve overall efficiency and quality; identifies workflow problems and recommends solution
  • Performs duties of OR Instrument Assistant including cleaning, decontamination, assembly, labeling, wrapping and storing surgical instruments and trays; operates washers, cart washers and sterilizers according to established procedures; prepares pick lists and case carts for surgical procedures
  • Coordinates regular scheduled equipment maintenance schedules for washers, ultrasonic cleaners, sterilizers, etc. Arranges for equipment and instrument repair as necessary.
  • Conducts biological monitoring and documentation of same for variety of sterilizers and other related equipment in accordance with established schedule.
  • Prepares and maintains manual and electronic records and reports related to all activities
  • Participates in the orientation and training of personnel including correct operation of equipment
  • Participates in annual inventory counting with clinical staff and internal audit as required.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with DPH, TJC, etc.
  • Updates call lists annually for disaster plan.
  • Develops four week and daily schedules.
  • Reports flash rates at Infection Control Committee.
  • Orders CSR stock instruments as needed.
  • Participates in Code Committee.
  • Organizes appropriate in-services.

Important COVID message

Please note, Morton Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Application Instructions

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