Manager - Sterile Processing & OR Materials Management
Penn State Health - Milton S Hershey Medical Center
An opportunity exists for a Manager of Sterile Processing and OR Materials Management at Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (HMC) in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The manager will provide support to the Director and direction to the staff, and facilitates the workflow through the department. They will have overall responsibility for the cleaning, assembling, packaging, and sterilizing of all instruments and equipment according to CBSPD, AAMI, and IAHCSMM standards; also, will conduct inventories of all materials. The manager will provide guidance and monitor quality of work assignments for Sterile Processing Technicians and Supply Technicians. Will also respond to requests from internal and external customers and actively participate in a continuous quality improvement process. This is a full-time, exempt, evening shift position. Relocation funds are authorized for this position.
The minimum qualifications for this position include:
Associates degree or equivalent experience
Two years of job related experience in a similarly complex surgical services environment
Thorough knowledge of effective sterilizing techniques and processing a variety of surgical instruments used in numerous service lines
Effective organizational, communication, and leadership skills
CRCST and CHL or CIS/CST certifications
As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent university hospital, our 548-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center. . HMC had nearly 75,000 Emergency Department visits and performed over 32,000 surgical cases last year. Our medical center has 35 operating and procedure rooms prepared to provide surgical care to the community. Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital and the Heart and Vascular Institute, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases. Learn more about us at https://hmc.pennstatehealth.org/for-health-care-professionals/careers.
Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternative to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife within driving distance in Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.
To apply for this position, please visit the following website link and requisition #22917:
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 22917
About Penn State Health
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