The Sterile Processing Distribution (SPD) Supervisor effectively supervises department operations and staff resources to meet patient care needs. Responsibilities include leading the staff to meet customer satisfaction, employee engagement, FTE and financial budgets, quality of work, compliance and performance goals. Participates in the review and implementation of department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory, accreditation, best practice and recommended professional standards. Instructs and teaches staff and others as deemed on sterilization practices. Encourages and supports staff growth and development. Meets daily with Perioperative leadership team to review future case needs to enable effective surgical case planning of instruments and supplies. Performs SPD Technician position responsibilities as needed.
Certified SPD Technician (CSPDT) certification (CBSPD) OR Certified and Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification (IAHCSMM) OR Certified Surgical Technician (CST) - REQUIRED
AND Certified in Sterile Processing Management (CSPM) certification (CBSPD) OR Certified in Healthcare Leadership (CHL) certification (IAHCSMM) required within one (1) year of start date in position.
Requires three years of experience in sterile processing, healthcare, production, or supply chain with proven leadership experience.
Leadership skills and abilities.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Strong customer service skills and experience.
Knowledge of professional standards and practices and regulatory standards.
Knowledge of sterile processing and surgical instrumentation and product supplies.
Good personal computing skills, knowledge and the ability to use Microsoft "Office" (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.) software and the Internet.
Good organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently, managing multiple and shifting priorities.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled