Provides supervision of daily operations and instrumentation production.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains technical competence and SPD technician skill set. Performs Quarterly Check in as delegated.
Daily Process Supervision
Responds to quality issues with OR and other departmental customers.
Provides oversight for Pick Room production.
Serves as a service line coordinator for assigned OR/customer services.
Oversees work of coordinators to ensure instrumentation is available for customers.
Maintains an efficient and effective working environment.
Oversees monthly schedule and coordinates daily shift staffing needs consistent with unit staffing plan and budget.
Communicates outstanding Process needs to next shift supervisor.
Coordinates all vendor issues with the goal of monitoring loaner tray inventory.
Monitors preventive maintenance of equipment and instrumentation.
Monitors all unit quality measures including sterilization records, case cart completion and regulatory compliance standards.
Daily Production Supervision
Provides on the floor supervision of department specific to assigned shift.
Oversees flow of work and production volume to ensure instrumentation is available for customers.
Maintains an efficient and effective working environment.
Serves as a service line coordinator for assigned OR/customer.
Coordinates daily shift work assignments consistent with unit staffing plan and budget.
Communicates outstanding production needs to the next shift supervisor.
Coordinates all instrument set turnovers during shift with a goal of reducing need for Immediate Use Steam Sterilization.
Coordinates with Midnight Lead.
Monitors loaner tray processing for next day.
Completes other assigned tasks as needed.
Staff Competency and performance
Monitors staff execution of standard work holding staff accountable for work quantity/quality and adherence to safety standards.
Collaborates with other supervisors to identify individual staff orientation and ongoing learning needs and coordinates individual learning plan with SPD instructor.
Provides on-going feedback to staff concerning performance and collaborates with department manager in completing annual performance reviews.
Initiates coaching and disciplinary actions as necessary.
Demonstrates ability to provide necessary leadership to employees in assigned area.
Collaborates with department leadership team to identify improvement needs and monitor quality indicators. Gathers information, selects the best strategy, implements, and evaluates decisions to assure continuous improvement and contribution to the long-term best interest of ChristianaCare.
Demonstrates and promotes positive interpersonal skills.
Maintains awareness of standards and changes within health care and SPD industry.
Promotes high levels of staff engagement, performance, and retention.
High school graduate required. Some college or college level courses preferred
Minimum of three (3) years of SPD experience required. Progressive leadership experience preferred.
Minimum Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) required. Instrument Specialist Certification preferred
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrate scope processing competency within 3 months of hire/promotion
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.