Team Leader - Central Sterile Processing
Children's Medical Center
Dallas, TX United States

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the day to day activities of the Central Sterile Processing Department.

 JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and monitor the daily activities of the sterile processing department to ensure departmental functions are completed efficiently and effectively
  • Maintain knowledge of and provide information and guidance related to departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Review and maintain accurate equipment cleaning, sterilization and maintenance records.
  • Have technical knowledge of surgical instrumentation, medical equipment, and be able to problem solve when issues arise with each.
  • Promote efficient use of materials and financial resources
  • Participate in data collection opportunities for quality improvement activities
  • Function in the capacity of a sterile processing technician  when there are shortages in staffing
  • Maintains a relationship based on good communication with each customer the sterile processing technician serves.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Central Sterile Processing Technician with 2-3 years experience required.
  • Certified Operating Room Technologist with five or more years experience preferred.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  • Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Provide feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; plan and support the development of individual skills and abilities.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Central Sterile Processing Technician

PHYSICAL  DEMANDS:

  • Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly and may require walking or standing to a significant degree.

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Job code: 30844
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