Central Services Manager – Sterile Processing – East Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Other Clinical Professional
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth East Orlando

Job Description

Central Services Manager – Sterile Processing – East Orlando

AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Central Services Manager who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth’s seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients’ quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we’ve invested more than %24122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children’s Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.

Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F; 8a-5p

Job Summary:

The Central Service Manager is responsible for coordinating all activities related to the department’s 24/7 sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection. Collaborates with Surgery leadership and staff to ensure instrumentation needs are met on a daily basis. Acts as a liaison between Central Services and other hospital departments to ensure availability of instrumentation and equipment as needed for patient care on inpatient units. Completes interviews, staff evaluations, and manages the disciplinary process for staff. Ensures staffing patterns and monthly schedules meet department needs and are in line with labor tracking standards. Manages and plans the orientation of new employees. Responsible for performance improvement activities in the department, development of action plans, and follow-up; participates in system wide committees related to sterilization, decontamination, and disinfection; and is knowledgeable about regulatory standards and national society standards related to sterile processing. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively to carry out job requirements
  • Knowledge of AAMI, International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM), OSHA, and relevant infection prevention standards
  • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation
  • Ability to manage stresses and handle challenging situations and personalities
  • Computer knowledge and skills
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, OR
  • Diploma in Nursing and Associate’s degree in Surgical Technology, OR
  • 5 years of proven sterile processing experience in a hospital setting
  • Progressive team leadership experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Central Service Tech certification from International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD), OR
  • Current and valid Florida or multi state RN or LPN license
  • BLS
  • IAHCSMM approved course instructor (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Plans staff assignments for the shift based on Surgery and other procedure area volumes. Prioritizes work throughout the shift to ensure instrumentation and equipment are available as needed. Completes monthly staff schedule and ensures all gaps in staffing are covered. Reviews labor on a daily basis to ensure staffing matches workload and that labor standards are achieved. Provides justification for staff overtime on a daily basis. Participates in budget review, plans, and development with management team.
  • Monitors sterilization practices to ensure all standards are met. Keeps accurate records of all sterilizer loads. Utilizes knowledge of sterilization parameters and takes corrective action if parameters are not met. Attends system level committee meetings for sterilization standards and practices. Performs departmental rounds to ensure compliance with all regulatory standards. Makes recommendations and assists in development of corrective action plans as needed.
  • Ensures safe work practices for all employees. Monitors staff use of PPE in decontamination area. Promotes a safe environment. Uses appropriate action in emergency situations, demonstrates awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees.
  • Monitors work environment to ensure infection control standards are met. Ensures department is cleaned on a daily basis. Monitors environmental controls (temp and humidity, air flow) and takes corrective action as needed. Identifies and reports any other environmental concerns to the management team.
  • Acts as a liaison between all hospital departments that utilize Central Services to ensure needs of the customer are met. Communicates with Surgery staff to ensure instrumentation is available as needed for cases. Collaborates with Materials Management to ensure supplies and equipment are available for patient care units.
  • Develops orientation plan for new employees. Meets with orientee on a weekly basis to assess progress.
  • Completes employee evaluations in an accurate and timely manner. Manages required disciplinary processes with employees and develops action plans as needed. Meets regularly with Central Service supervisors/leads to assist with any staff or workflow problems.
  • Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences both internal and external. As appropriate and approved, attends pertinent conferences and seminars regarding sterile processing, business, or management.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Central Services Manager opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Central Services Manager, Sterile Processing, East Orlando, SPD

Position Location:  East Orlando
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 2, 2019, 10:10:50 AM

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