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Under general supervision, the Supervisor is responsible and accountable for the administration and coordination of daily operations, including oversight of all sterile processing assets/central services, access to services, staffing, and quality control. Manages the inventory of surgical instruments including borrowed items, repairs, replacements, acquisitions, upgrades and transport. Ensures the provision of patient care equipment and surgical supplies to surgeons and operating room clinical staff according to daily schedules.
Responsible for the sterile processing functions of all surgical instruments including: collection, decontamination, assembly, sterilization, high-level disinfection and distribution in accordance with regulatory requirements. Works collaboratively with other departments and units to ensure efficient, safe and effective instrument and equipment availability. Acts as department representative and liaison to outside resources, and represents department throughout the facility. Responsible for staff orientation, training, competencies, and compliance.
Provides on-going and effective communication with physicians, hospital/clinic department management, staff and vendor representatives. Demonstrates competence in the UCSD Health System Core Values. Performs other related functions as required.
Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three (3) years of SPD/Central Services operations experience in a large, complex healthcare setting.
Previous lead or supervisory experience.
Knowledge of current sterile processing techniques and regulatory requirements.
Highly developed leadership and communication skills.
Ability to interact effectively with physicians and vendors.
Ability to assist the manager with daily SPD/Central Services operations including staffing, regulatory compliance, vendor relations, procurement, process improvement, and performance evaluation.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
Familiar with UCSD policies and procedures.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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