The Project Manager – Surgical Sterilization-Disinfection provides subject matter expertise with responsibility for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements related to sterilization and high level disinfection at UHS acute care facilities; hospitals, surgery centers, and clinics.
Essential Job Duties
Provides clinical advice, guidance, and resources to assist facilities in attainment of high reliability relating to reprocessing, cleaning/decontamination, sterilization, high level disinfection and storage of equipment and instrumentation
Supports the corporate Director of Surgery with continuous performance and process improvement related to sterilization and high level disinfection in all UHS acute care and ambulatory care areas
Participates in continual performance and process improvement monitoring key performance metrics such as: case cart error frequency, instrument set error frequency, days without bioburden post sterilization, sterilization documentation error frequency, Immediate Use Steam Sterilization (IUSS)
Works collaboratively with local leadership to implement needed improvements
Assists with development of standardized orientation and ongoing education
Mentors and coaches local SPD and clinic leadership for clinical effectiveness
Bachelor's degree with 5-8 years' experience, masters preferred.
Certification as Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) required
Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) and Certified Instrument Technician (CIT) desired
Knowledge of Performance Improvement and Lean highly desired
5 or more years of clinical experience in leadership with Sterile Processing Departments
Membership in professional organization (IAHCSMM)
Experience working in a complex organization
Consideration will be given to candidates with multiple SPD Certifications (CRCST, CSPDT, CIS, CER, CSPDM, CHL) and commensurate experience
Travel expectation is 50 to 75%
This opportunity provides a rewarding career, challenging and rewarding work environment as well as growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries, including competitive compensation, excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan, and 401k with company match.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue exceeding $10.7 billion. In 2019, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2018, ranked #268 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 350 inpatient acute care hospitals and behavioral health facilities and 30 outpatient and other facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. For additional information on the Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com.
UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
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