Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/memorial-hospital
Under the direction of the Director of Perioperative Services, this individual will manage the 24-hour operations of Central Sterile Processing. This individual will ensure for the provision of the highest quality sterilsterilization/high-level disinfection of surgical instrumentation, supplies and equipment and also assures compliance with regulatory and professional agencies, including but not limited to Joint Commission and CMS, requirements and all other pertinent regulations, including AAMI, APIC and AORN recommended practices. Serves as subject matter expert and resource for reprocessing needs throughout the facility. The individual plans, organizes and directs the Central Sterilization Processing Department. The position reviews, evaluates and approves all contracts, appropriations and expenditure requests submitted by department personnel as well as develops, implements, and monitors departmental policies and procedures. Recommends equipment changes, upgrades and additions to meet manufacturer's instructions for use (IFU) for all items processed. The individual ensures ongoing staff development and competencies of central sterile processing technicians and staff, manages and resolves human resource and labor relation issues, and employee and department safety and risk management issues.
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