As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
HMC Central Processing has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time evening shift HOSPITAL CENTRAL SERVICES/CENTRAL PROCESSING - SUPERVISOR.
Under general supervision of the Central Processing Manager, the Central Processing Supervisor provides supervisory and leadership functions related to the provision of sterile instruments in the Operating Room and to the entire hospital. The supervisor is also responsible for the daily operations of the Central Processing Department. The position entails a high degree of Central Processing skills including the use of a computer system as well as a working knowledge of how the instruments are sterilized and used. The job requires a team approach including interaction with all levels of staff including physicians and management.
•Interviews and recommends selection of applicants.
•Conduct training, assigns and schedules shifts/work.
•Acts upon approves/denies leave requests.
•Conducts annual performance evaluations.
•Recommends disciplinary action.
•Maintains quality assurance records and billing records.
•Monitor productivity of the unit and submits reports as needed.
•Assists in operational budgets.
•Supervise day to day operations including work flow, staff productivity, staffing, and addressing customer issues.
•Hold staff accountable to all key performance indicators, standard work instructions, and gather data as needed.
•Assist CPU Manager with reviewing and updating policy and procedures and hold staff accountable.
•May perform duties of Hospital Central Services Tech Lead.
•Conduct staff meetings.
•Perform related duties as required.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Completion of a recognized Central Supply Technician course AND three years of technical experience involving sterilization of surgical trays, medical supplies, equipment and instruments in a hospital or institution central medical supply unit,
High school graduation or equivalent AND four years of experience processing complex trays of surgical instruments and equipment
Surgical technologist experience or related experience. Previous instrument and inventory control experience. Associates Degree or two years of college credits. Registered Central Sterile Processing certification.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.