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Director of Sterile Processing

Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Location: Salem
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Onboarding Director of Sterile Processing in Salem, Oregon - Careers at Salem Health Skip Branding Onboarding Director of Sterile Processing in Salem, Oregon - Careers at Salem Health Skip to Main Content Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Director of Sterile Processing Job Locations US-OR-Salem ID 2021-7464 Category Facilities/Engineering Position Type Full time - Benefit eligible Maximum Salary DOE Shift Days Work Schedule M-F Overview Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team. Description/Qualifications Your Role With Us: The Surgical Support Services Director is responsible for directing the operations of the Sterile Processing Department to achieve excellent care for the surgical patient. This person is accountable for strategic planning, implementation, staffing, ensuring training and competencies, development of policies and procedures, evaluation of effectiveness of plans through ongoing quality audits and improvements. Supervises manager, supervisors, and staff of sterile processing, and assures excellent working relationships and team-building within the areas and with key stakeholders in other service and business areas. Partners with leaders within Surgical Services to drive reliable, high quality care.-- Core Functions: Demonstrates and builds commitment in the Sterile Processing department:

  • Communicates the importance of the organization's mission, vision, and values
  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission, vision and, values by showing their connection to hospital, department, and individual activities
  • Ensures employees understand their role and responsibilities in achieving organizational success
  • Forms matrix relationships across the organization, including education and information services departments Expects and rewards excellence:
    • Establishes and communicates clear expectations
    • Provides ongoing coaching and feedback
    • Confronts behaviors that violate values or standards
    • Acknowledges and celebrates excellent performance
    • Encourages innovation
    • Provides timely and thorough performance reviews Creates a positive work environment:
      • Makes high-quality staffing decisions
      • Promotes collaboration and teamwork
      • Involves staff in planning, decision-making, and solving team conflicts
      • Understands, interprets, and consistently applies the organization's policies and procedures
      • Respects divergent viewpoints Communicates effectively:
        • Models open, clear, and consistent communication
        • Demonstrates effective listening - listens to understand
        • Ensures that employees are informed about department and hospital goals, strategies, and action plans
        • Learning Environment Creates a culture of continuous improvement:
          • Demonstrates a personal commitment to performance improvement
          • Models performance improvement principles
          • Uses performance improvement tools and processes to improve quality
          • Coaches other leaders and staff to use our systems of performance improvements consistently
          • Ensures that employees understand and meet or exceed customer expectations
          • Works collaboratively across the organization-considers the impact of decisions and actions on other departments
          • Assures the multidisciplinary development and adoption of work flows that maximize efficiency and effectiveness of clinical practice Creates a learning environment:
            • Creates opportunities for employees to develop their skills and abilities
            • Continues own education to strengthen knowledge and meet current and future goals
            • Delegates responsibility according to individuals' skill, knowledge, and ability Plans strategically and manages resources to produce desired results:
              • Develops and maintains an effective plan for the future direction of the surgical services division in collaboration with partners
              • Achieves results within target costs per unit of service
              • Understands regulatory issues and ensures compliance Creates a culture that fosters quality patient care:
                • Continually assesses, evaluates, and implements action plans to assure quality of clinical care across the continuum of care
                • Promotes a professional and clinical practice environment reflecting current clinical practice, standards, and research utilization
                • Maintains collaborative relationships with Medical Staff to assure quality of patient care
                • Continually improves patient safety through ongoing analysis of data and proactive implementation of action plans to prevent medical errors, to achieve our desired culture of "No patient harm is acceptable to us".
                • Responds promptly to quality or service concerns Assures patient experience goals are achieved:
                  • Establishes annual patient experience goals and action plans using patient satisfaction data or employee-generated data for the surgical services support areas. Assures that resources are managed to achieve service line and organizational goals:
                    • Monitors financial performance to target; works with staff to continually reduce waste and develop action plans in response to unanticipated expenses or financial results over budget
                    • Demonstrates knowledge and application of financial management principles within clinical operations Background/Expertise:
                      • Master's degree required in relevant area (healthcare, biological sciences, or related field) required.
                      • Ten (10) years minimum experience required in Sterile Processing
                      • Five (5) years progressive leadership experience required.
                      • CRCST (IAHCSMM), or CBSPDT (CBSPD), or CNOR certification required and must be maintained.
                      • Knowledge of sterile processing standards, expectations, and requirements.
                      • Adheres to national AAMI standards and organizational patient safety standards relevant to the department.
                      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
                      • Excellent problem-solving skills, above average organizational skills as well as demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate project plans. We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers Closing As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law. Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Email this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS
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