Sterile Processing Tech Lead

Provides working level supervision over the decontamination, cleaning, assembling and storage of supplies, instruments and equipment. Enters and retrieves computer data relating to surgeon preference cards, instruments, vendors, manufacturers, and supplies. Acquires special instruments, supplies, and equipment when needed through purchases and loans.

  • Ensures that instrument processing staff has appropriate instruments, supplies and equipment sterilized, assembled and ready for surgeries.
  • Enters appropriate surgery preference cards into computer database.
  • Monitors all sterilization in the department for proper functioning and daily record keeping.
  • Monitors surgery schedule to have special supplies and instruments available.
  • Ensures that the work flows continuously in the Sterile Processing area.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

Minimum Education: Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training

Minimum Experience: Three years sterile processing experience in an acute care setting.

Required License/Certification: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate.

Requirements: Experience in a supervisory or leadership position. Experience in central supply operations.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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