Supervisor, Sterile Processing

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Night Shift
  • Management/Leadership
  • Req #: 135709
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of area standards, policies, procedures and training programs necessary to ensure high quality of central processing services. This includes teaching, setting work assignments, updating and writing all policies and procedures for the department, disciplining and counseling of employees, maintaining inventory control of kits and instruments, and maintaining high quality standards for all processing within the department.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Requires knowledge of operating room procedures, infection control, and patient care equipment and supplies at a level normally acquired through completion of an approved nursing school or related allied health program.
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: In-depth knowledge of operating room organization and procedures, processing standards and instrumentation, and ability to oversee and plan training programs at a level normally acquired through two to three years' progressively more responsible related experience.
    • Analytical abilities necessary to plan and evaluate training programs, policies and procedures; and to oversee and ensure successful operation of areas of responsibility under tight deadlines.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to conduct formal orientation and training programs, provide effective leadership to assigned subordinates, and maintain cooperative working relationships with variety of nursing personnel within MMC and subsidiaries.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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