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Assistant Director, Sterile Processing - New York, NY

Crothall Healthcare is a Compass One Company that provides specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Crothall serves many of the Top 100 Hospitals throughout its over 1300 healthcare service teams in 46 states. Crothall has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work and Best Places to Work in Pennsyvlania since 2013 and Becker's Top 150 Places to Work since 2016. A division of Compass Group USA, we have more than 26,000 team members. Our core services include: Environmental Services, Patient Transportation, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, Healthcare Technology Solutions, and Ambulatory EVS. Learn more at www.Crothall.com.

Assistant Director - Sterile Processing

Working as an Assistant Director, you will be responsible for directing and overseeing the operational needs of the sterile processing department.  You will coordinate the tasks of the department associates, as well as assist in staff training and development.  You will serve as a liaison between administration and hospital departments and provide the highest possible level of service.  
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes, directs, and coordinates functions and activities in the Sterile Processing Department (SPD)
  • Interprets policies, procedures, standards, and regulations as is appropriate to personnel/nursing and medical staff
  • Performs duties of Central Supply technician as necessary
  • Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel, evaluates work performance, and makes recommendations for personnel action
  • Maintains established departmental policies, procedures, objectives, Quality Assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards
  • Coordinates Central Supply/Services with operating room functions and nursing unit/area functions and other user departments in order to provide services promptly and efficiently
  • Sterilizes instruments, equipment, and supplies as required; handles and stores instruments, equipment, and supplies appropriately
  • Maintains the cleanliness of work areas as required
  • Directs the requisitioning, sorting, labeling, and issuance of professional equipment
  • Oversees sterilization, assembly, and storage of medical supplies and equipment
  • Ensures staff compliance with sterilization techniques, policies, and procedures
  • Supervises, trains, disciplines, and evaluates the performance of staff
  • Prioritizes, schedules, assigns, and monitors work of the staff to optimize operational service
  • Ensures sterilization activities are properly documented and participates in the maintenance of department records

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Central Sterile operations unit or similar work required
  • CRCST or any other applicable sterile processing certification required
  • Strong work ethic, intense drive, and initiative for quality and customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written format and oral presentations with all levels in the organization
  • Excellent problem-solving skills both one-on-one and in group situations
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership; must have experience managing and training hourly staff
  • Ability to function appropriately under stressful conditions
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software such as MS Office

 

 

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID: 196806

Crothall Healthcare 

JANELLE C ALLEN 

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