CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Under the general direction of the Central Sterile Manager, the Team Leader assumes the responsibility for overall performance and customer service of the Central Sterile Processing Department on a given shift. The Team leader provides a variety of indirect patient related services such as assisting, monitoring, inspecting and supporting the Central Sterile team in preparing and assembling surgical supplies and instrumentation, and maintaining the sterile processing area. The Team Leader serves as a resource and role model for the staff. In addition, he/she mentors, trains and schedules the work of employees in the department. The Sterile Processing Team Leader serves as a the point person with Central Sterile & the Operating Room staff to resolve issues that may arise before, during, or after a case. The Team Leader coordinates with the Operating Room to ensure appropriate instrumentation and sterile supplies are available for each case. The Team Leader will promote a culture of safety, follow established policies and adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, including Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN), Association for the Advancement of Medical Information (AAMI), Occupational Safety and health Administration (OSHA) and The Joint Commission standards.
High school graduate or GED
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution within one year of hire
Two years of experience in reprocessing and sterile processing preferred
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