Boston Medical Center
The Central Processing Manager maintains 24-hour responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating all clinical and management activities of the Central Processing Department. The manager is responsible to provide leadership and direction in accordance with organizational and departmental philosophy and goals. Interviews and selects personnel, recommends promotions, transfer and termination of employees as needed. Prepares yearly capital, expense and personnel budgets for the central processing and central equipment department and as well as the capital and expense budget for the operating room departments. Is responsible for monthly review and identifies and documents variances to the Director of Nursing.Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Masters degree preferred.
Must have 5-7 years of current experience working in a Central Processing Sterilization or Operating Room environment.
Certification as a Certified in Healthcare Leadership (CHL) supervisor/ manager is a plus. Must have (or obtain within 90 days of hire) a certification as a Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) by the International Association for Central Sterile Healthcare Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), or, as a Central Sterile Professional Department Technician (CSPDT) by the American Society of Healthcare Central Sterile Professionals (ASHCSP).
Certifications need to be maintained by obtaining the required CEU's each year through the certifying agency.
Thorough knowledge of decontamination and sterilization techniques and procedures, infection control and work flow principles and requirements, and equipment and supply inventory protocols. Complete knowledge of clinical operations, hospital mission and goals and human resources policies and procedures.
Advanced English written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills, including ability to multi-task, delegate appropriately and meet deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to provide direction and development to employees by coaching, identifying training needs, assigning progressively challenging projects, and assisting in career development planning.
Ability to analyze and solve problems in a systematic, logical, and timely manner.
Ability to adapt to changes in daily routine.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook and web browsers.