Novant Health Sterile Processing Coordinator in Charlotte, North Carolina
Novant Health Same Day Surgery Ballantyne is seeking a Sterile Processing Coordinator. As the Sterile Processing Coordinator, you would be responsible for workflow supervision of all activities related to decontamination, packaging, sterilization, quality assurance and quality improvement in compliance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures. The Sterile Processing Coordinator would be expected to addhere to best practice by following all regulatory, federal, and state recommended practices and guidelines as stated by (but not limited to) AAMI (Association of Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), AORN (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses), The JC (Joint Commission), CMS (Centers of Medicaid & Medicare), APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) and SGNA (Society Gastrointestinal Nurses Association).
At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. Make Novant Health the place for your professional growth!
full-time, 40-hour position
Education: High school or GED required.
Experience: Minimum of two years.
Licensure/Certification: Recognized SPD Certification within one yr of hire Required. See Additional Skills required for certification reqiurements.
Additional skills required: This technician must hold a certification from IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management) CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) or Certification from CBSPD, CSPDT (Certified Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution). Must maintain either certification status and the annual educational hours required by each of the organizations. Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and sterile/aseptic technique. Ability to read and comprehend written instructions to assemble instrument sets and trays. Ability to learn and understand medical terminology. Maintains sterile processing technician certification.
Additional skills preferred: Demonstrates evidence of and a desire to continue developing leadership characteristics and behaviors.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".
Job Opening ID: 2021-116368
Name: Surgery - PSDSB
External Company URL: https://www.novanthealth.org/careers.aspx