Sterile Processing Supervisor - Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL
Sunbelt Nursing - Sterile Processing Tech Contract 04/29 Apply

Position Summary

Provides on-site support, training, and communication regarding the reprocessing of surgical instruments and trays to contracted facilities in compliance with the Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facilities goals and policies. Coordinates and oversees day-to-day operations of the Instrument Processing team on-site.


  • Provides supervision and coordination of SPD team including coordinators and technicians at the assigned facilities.
  • Ensures proper shift coverage at the facility.
  • Ensures timely delivery of sterilized instruments to appropriate storage locations or end-users.
  • Oversees and supports daily operations of all activities that relate to the reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations.
  • Ensures proper operational procedures are followed by all members of the sterile processing team.
  • Assumes responsibility, in collaboration with the manager of sterile processing, for scheduling new Instrument Processing employee orientation, on-the-job training, in-service education and Instrument Processing or facility quality assurance programs when needed.
  • Ensures employees meet Contractual obligations, including tracking performance measures and correcting behaviors as necessary.
  • Supports and adheres to Instrument Processing policies and procedures and supports policies and procedures of facility.
  • Coordinates the repair and replacement of broken instrumentation and equipment; may assist manager in order process.
  • Schedules, leads, and participates in In-Service and educational offerings provided by Instrument Processing in the facility.
  • Promotes best demonstrated practices with co-workers through open communication and continuous improvement of skills.
  • Follows chain of command within hospital and Instrument Processing regarding identified problems or issues to ensure proper communication and resolution.
  • Answers and responds to calls from the OR and other end-users during and after regular business hours as required by the contract.
  • Demonstrates and ensures proper care and handling of all hospital property, including instrumentation, durable medical equipment and disposable supplies.
  • Provides timely resolution to facility issues or concerns.
  • Assists manager in review of all required documentation related to Instrument Processing Standard Operating Procedures and facility policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Either Associate Degree with 1-year of SPD or applicable experience OR High School Diploma and 3 Years SPT Experience
  • Previous Leadership Experience and/or Training
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Capable of Learning Software Programs
  • CRCST or CBSPD Certification

Jennifer Zeigler

Sunbelt Staffing

(813) 792-3420

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