MANAGER OF STERILE PROCESSING
The Manager of Sterile Processing directly reports to and works under, the direction of the Chief Operations Officer (COO). He/She will be responsible for ensuring ordering and maintaining the shipping and receiving of organ, tissue and eye supplies. Maintenance of adequate inventory supplies and equipment is essential to assure the successful recovery of organs, tissue and eyes for transplantation. He/She is responsible for ensuring re-stocking and maintaining adequate inventory before and after organ, tissue and eye recoveries and for maintaining adequate workroom and pertinent print shop supplies. He/She is responsible for ensuring cleaning, set-up and sterilization of all tissue and eye recovery instruments and organ recovery supplies according to CRCST standards and ensuring compliance with Food and Drug Administration Good tissue Manufacturing Guidelines and AATB standards. He/She will coordinate the packaging and shipping of recovered tissue to the appropriate tissue banks. He/She is directly responsible for oversight of cleaning, monitoring and maintaining all materials management area equipment including the freezers and refrigerators and ensuring compliance with EBAA, AATB, UNOS (OPTN) and any other regulatory body governed by CORE. He/She is responsible for assuring the efficiency of supply cost for all ordered materials and obtaining lowest cost bids. He/She will also be expected to actively participate on CORE committees. He/She must be OSHA trained. He/She must be able to operate a Sterrad Sterilizer, Steris Autoclave, Steris Disinfector and maintain sterility of surgical supplies and equipment. He/She will be responsible for participating in promoting an injury-free, fire-safe work area, free of violence. He/She is responsible for promotion of a positive work environment that promotes and assures the success of the operations of CORE.
Candidates for the position of Manager of Sterile Processing must have a thorough knowledge of sterile techniques and surgical instrumentation. He/She must have a thorough knowledge of CRSCT guidelines as they relate to decontamination and sterilization of operating room instrumentation and supplies and quality control of the system. He/She must have strong communication skills, critical thinking skills and good independent judgment. He/She must have the ability to get along with all types of individuals and should possess excellent verbal communication skills. He/She must have strong literary skills. He/She must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work. He/She must have demonstrated a professional commitment to maintaining current knowledge of the central sterile process and supply needs of the organ, tissue and eye industry. He/ She must have a clean driving record, a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, and be insurable under CORE’s insurance policy. He/She should be CRCST certified or eligible to become certified within 1-year of hire. He/She must obtain CRCST certification within 1-year of hire.
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