Assistant Manager - Sterile Processing Department

  • Job Reference: 619440441-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Stanford Health Care
  • Location: Stanford, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting in the day to day operational management of the Sterile Processing Department Services across the Ambulatory Perioperative Sites. Working under the direct ion of the Manager of Sterile Processing Department and in collaboration with the Managers of the Operating Rooms, the assistant manager will support the manager in evaluating and executing the functions of Sterile Processing Services for the above mentioned entities. Support safe patient care and operational efficiency.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do

  • Performs duties as assigned, following the policy and procedures of Stanford Health Care and the Sterile Processing Department.
  • Must be familiar with operation of decontamination, cleaning and sterilization equipment, Departmental Standards of Operation, Policy and Procedures and Human Resources.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services, ensuring they are compatible with the function and goals of SHC.
  • Helps develop and oversee an effective system of information, records and reports for assigned department, utilizing appropriate manual or electronic system.
  • Assists in evaluating staffing requirements for the department, ensuring qualified, competent persons are available to provide services.
  • Supports the manager in hiring staff , merit pay increases, and promotions.
  • Mentors Supervisory personnel to effectively coach, orient, and provide feedback to departmental personnel.
  • Engages in lean learning and coaching of frontline staff with the support of the manager and director.

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Associate's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Experience Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of other functional organizations
  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes
  • Knowledge of Surgical Instrument Care, Cleaning, Handling, Wrapping and Sterilization
  • Knowledge of Instrument Assembly /Case Cart and Supply Processing
  • Knowledge of standard procedures and methods used to decontaminate, clean, inspect, assemble, package,sterilize, store and distribute items and instrumentation within applicable Federal, State and other regulatory agencies
  • Ability to support resources (people, costs, and time) a cross multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading,negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising as well as prepare clear, comprehensive written and oral reports and materials

Licenses and Certifications

  • CRCST - Certified Registered Central Service Technician or
  • CSPDT - Sterile Process/Dist Tech or

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.