Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:   

The Sterile Processing Supervisor is responsible for supervising the workflow processes of decontamination, assembly, packaging, sterilization, instrumentation, storage and preparation and distribution of OR case carts, as well as distribution of instrumentation for other Nursing units and Ambulatory Care Services. The Sterile Processing Supervisor: assists the program manager in human resource-related functions; demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness; willingness to delegate job duties; acceptance of new ideas; and the ability to work under stressful conditions.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

1. Education/specialized training/licensure:
a. Education: High School diploma or equivalent
b. Licensure/Certification: Certified Registered central Service Technician (CRCST), Certified Sterile Processing Distribution Technician (CSPDT) or Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) required. Certification in Central Service/Sterile Processing must be achieved within 1 year of employment if not present at hire.

2. Work experience: Three (3) years of Sterile Processing/OR experience required.

3. Management experience: Documented leadership roles in OR/Sterile Processing.

4. Skills/Knowledge: Strong instrumentation knowledge. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Bilingual Skills Required:  No       Languages: Bilingual skills preferred
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)

2. Other Skills: 
Analytical, Medical Terms, P.C., Word Proc

3. Advanced Education: 
Advanced Training Specialty: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST), Certified Sterile Processing Distribution Technician (CSPDT), or Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

4. Work Schedule:  
Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, Travel, On Call

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