OR Sterile Shift Coordinator
Company: Huntington Cabell Hospital Inc
Posted on: June 5, 2021
The Coordinator functions in all aspects of the Sterile
Processing Department and in addition provides oversight for the
Sterile Processing Department in the absence of the OR Sterile
Manager. Serves as liaison between OR Sterile and the user
departments inside and outside of the healthcare facility. Manages
daily functions in OR Sterile ensuring that established infection
control practices are followed. The OR Sterile Coordinator is
responsible for all activities assigned during their shift,
including: staff assignments, temperature and humidity monitoring,
placing work orders, contacting vendors and reporting equipment for
repair, assist the instrument and supply coordinator with
assignments, quality and accuracy of work produced, reports at the
end of the shift and the status of the department. Provide
orientation to new hires and ongoing training as needed in each
area of the Sterile Processing department and reporting progress to
the OR Sterile Manager daily/weekly.
Ability to assess, identifies, and responds to urgent/emergent
requests for instruments, supplies, and equipment in efficient,
effective, and appropriate manner. Knowledgeable of and complies
with all applicable infection control, health and safety policies
and procedures as implemented by the department and/or work unit
and is compliant to all Cabell Huntington Hospital standards.
Ability to operate fairly complex machinery including
washer/decontaminators, ultrasonic washers, surgical power
equipment, etc. Ability to acquire a thorough knowledge of the
principles of aseptic technique and to apply these principles when
carrying out the various assignments, in Sterile Processing
Will be expected to assist in instrument processing when
emergent situations occur and other duties when requested.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Associates degree or technical school degree required.
- CBSPD or IAHSCMM Certification required within 6 months of
- CIS Certified Instrument Specialist required within 6 months of
- CHL Certified Health Care Leadership Certification
- 2 to 5 years of position related experience working within a
Central Sterilization Department. Experience in a progressive
healthcare environment supporting their community as a Level I or
II Trauma Center. Previous management experience is preferred.
Preference will be given to those experienced in instrument
ordering, instrument tracking systems, supply oversight to include
inventory management. Previous leadership experience to include:
assisting in providing feedback for employee evaluations, personnel
guidance through training and orientation to essential instruments
and supplies that ensures Central Sterilization employees have the
knowledge and skill necessary to provide excellent service.
Keywords: Huntington Cabell Hospital Inc, Huntington , OR Sterile Shift Coordinator, Other , Huntington, West Virginia
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