The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospitalï¿½s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.
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.
Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, the Supervisor 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.
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos 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: 2005040000
About Los Alamitos Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.