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Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Manager

Company: OrthoIndy Northwest
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Manager Facility: -OrthoIndy Hospital Main, Indianapolis, IN -
Department: -OIH Sterile Processing
Shift Details: Full-time, salaried, Monday-Friday variable shift position that will be based at our main hospital on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Great people are the backbone to great care and patient satisfaction. In return, we'll have your back-offering our employees a supportive team environment, great benefits, a true work/life balance, and the opportunity to positively impact the quality of life for our patients. Join TEAM OI! At OrthoIndy, we provide leading-edge bone, joint, spineand muscle care from 13 OrthoIndy locations throughout Central Indiana, includingthree hospitals, staying true to our mission and our patients by offering afull range of procedures and treatment options. We have over 80 physicians in our practice and we continue to be one ofthe most highly respected and trusted orthopedic practices in the Midwest. OrthoIndy has received national recognitionfor patient safety and orthopedic excellence and our philosophy is aphysician-owned hospital model where patients experience superior service,safety and patient satisfaction because physicians are involved in every aspectof your care.

  • OrthoIndy Hospital Northwest, located in Indianapolis, Indiana,provides -outpatient care and inpatient care, with 10 operating rooms and a42-bed inpatient unit for patients undergoing more invasive procedures, such asdisc replacement, spinal fusion or total hip and knee jointreplacement. Other services include an urgent care, clinics, pre-opclinic, imaging and physical therapy. - General Statement of Duties: - The Sterile Processing Manager organizes and directs the work of the SPD unit and programs under the supervision of the Director of Perioperative Services. The Sterile Processing Manager is responsible for the coordination of education, daily activities and personnel involved with decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, reprocessing, and sterilization of instrumentation and assembly of case carts for the operating room. This position ensures the department is meeting all regulatory requirements for the unit and monitors quality and processes within the department. The Sterile Processing Manager maintains an efficient and effective working environment, while adhering to established departmental quality and safety practices.
    • The Sterile Processing Manager promotes and facilitates surgical processes, improves efficiencies, develops growth of revenue and cost-effectiveness along with decreasing variability across all subspecialties across the organization.
    • Ensures the daily function of the department, by being visible to the department, monitoring workflows and managing on-going activities. Maintains department productivity by monitoring utilization of all resources within the department.
    • Quality Assurance - Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of SPD practice through out the organization, analyzing appropriate internal and external data and information to identify opportunities in collaboration with department's healthcare personnel for improving services and patient outcomes.
    • Promotes, monitors, and models customer service expectations. Assists staff in developing techniques for delivering exceptional customer service to external and internal customers. Conducts service recovery customers as needed. Assists staff in problem resolution and/or identifying appropriate source of referral. Establishes, maintains, and promotes effective relationships between staff, physicians, and extenders.
    • Ensures proper operation of all SPD equipment; i.e. instrument tracking system, autoclave units prior to use including proper operation of biological and chemical tests, etc. Ensures that all equipment is functional and end user maintenance is complete and documented.
    • Oversees and is knowledgeable to perform tray assemblage, proper packing, and preparation of all applicable supplies from sterilization. Applies and oversees that aseptic techniques are in daily work assignments and general cleaning of department service areas, racks, shelves, storage cabinets, and all other storage areas. Ensures availability and operation of necessary equipment and supplies for patient care.
    • Coordinates hiring for department and orientation of new employees. Participates in annual and on-going training education and development activities to improve knowledge and skills. Assesses on-going educational needs of individuals and the department. Aids in developing educational programs designed to assist staff from novice to expert. Aids in the development and review of policies and procedures that support infection control best practice across the organization.
    • Acts as liaison between Materials Coordinator, Sales Representatives and Surgeons for instrument on-boarding and new technology related issues. Manages instrument maintenance and repair. Manage vendor tray processes to ensure organizational needs are met.
    • Completes performance reviews and goal development for department members.
    • Maintains and promotes regulatory compliance with AAMI standards, State Board of Health and HFAP regulations. Retrieves, analyzes and prepares data reports as needed for Quality Assurance and Risk Management and others as directed. Participates in designated committees that reflect the practice of the entire organization.
    • Oversees and assists in maintaining surgeon preference cards.
    • Assists in determining capital and departmental budgetary requirements. Develops appropriate business plans and workflow processes. Requirements:
      • Associate's degree in related field required; Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred or relevant years of SPD-related experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
      • CRCST certification required. -
      • Registered Nurse license preferred.
      • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) license preferred. OrthoIndy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: OrthoIndy Northwest, Indianapolis , Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Manager, Executive , Indianapolis, Indiana

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