Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, the Manager of Sterile Processing directs and coordinates the daily operations of Sterile Processing. The Sterile Processing Manager is responsible for organizing, planning, directing and coordinating operations within Sterile Processing, while ensuring a level of quality is maintained. The Manager will demonstrate proficient performance standards in performing daily work duties to meet department expectations. The Manager will continuously seek ways to improve processes, while overseeing supply and instrument inventory, including procurement, processing and repair. The Sterile Processing Department is responsible for the decontamination and sterilization of specific equipment and instruments used not only in OR but throughout the organization. The Manager will oversee the development and implementation of systems for evaluation of clinical competency of the SPD staff, helping to develop and update standards and policies, and will provide pertinent continuing education for existing staff, mentoring of new staff and performance improvement activities. In addition, the Manager assumes the administrative responsibilities of the department in the absence of the Department Director.
Minimum Education: Completion of an accredited certified SPD Technician training program and current certification.
Minimum Experience:5 years sterile processing experience in an acute care setting; a minimum of 2 years of leadership experience in sterile processing; demonstrated effective communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff in an organization. Strong organizational skills. Ability to effective manage technical processes and direct recovery when processes failures occur. Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of perioperative services in an acute care setting.
Preferred Certification/Registration:Certification from the Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management; Bachelorï¿½s Degree; Lean Six Sigma training.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905020190
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.