Manager Sterile Processing
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the operational functions of the Sterile Processing Department (SPD), but not limited to, supervising the activities of the department's personnel, education and training of the SPD technicians, adhering to budgetary guidelines, working with patient care managers to promote quality patient care and having concern for appropriate utilization of resources.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High school graduate or GED. Sterile Processing or Central Supply Technical training is desired, but not required.
Work Experience (Years and Area): 2 years clinical experience in sterile processing, central supply or operating room.
Management Experience (Years and Area): 1 year of management and/or supervisory experience in appropriate clinical area preferred.
Equipment Operated: Telephone, fax, personal computer
Other Skills: Analytical
Work Schedule: Weekends, Flexible, Overtime, On Call