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Sterile Processing Tech Lead

Company: MercyOne Newton Med Ctr
Location: Newton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

MercyOne Newton Medical Center is a fully owned hospital of MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and a member of MercyOne Network.It is located in the city of Newton, Iowa, county seat of Jasper County. Positioned on Interstate 80, the nation's only east/west transcontinental interstate highway, Newton is about 30 miles east of the Des Moines metropolitan area, which has a population in excess of 400,000.MercyOne Newton has a well-deserved reputation for bucking the trend of diminished health care in rural America by enhancing the quantity and quality of its services during the last two decades. This has been accomplished by expanding, remodeling and providing technological improvements to its physical facilities and by adding new physicians. -MercyOne Newton employees and local doctors are known for their highly productive "Iowa work ethic," emphasis on compassion and quality patient service, and loyalty to -the hospital and the community.Our campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital's physical medicine and rehabilitation center.MercyOne Newton is one of the largest employers in Jasper County, along with the local school system and the county government.
JOB SUMMARY: Demonstrates expertise in all aspects of sterile processing. - Responsible for coordinating sterile and non-sterile supply needs for Operating Room and other hospital departments. -ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Demonstrates knowledge of and documented competence in the operation of specific sterilization systems.Demonstrates the ability to plan, lead, organize and develop the staff and service of the Central Supply DepartmentDemonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.Demonstrates a positive attitude and interest while coordinating with other hospital departments.Demonstrates knowledge of national guidelines for sterile processing.Assumes responsibility for own growth and education.Demonstrates written and verbal skills.Demonstrates commitment to Customer Service.If licensed as RN or LPN, able to fill in as staff nurse in OR as needed.
EDUCATION: -Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Central Supply Technician with certification. -EXPERIENCE: - Two (2) years' experience in the Central Supply area or Operating Room. -QUALIFICATIONS: - If RN or LPN, currently licensed in State of Iowa; If Central Supply Technician, certification from CSSPD or IAHCSMM.

Keywords: MercyOne Newton Med Ctr, Des Moines , Sterile Processing Tech Lead, Other , Newton, Iowa

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