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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/9/2020
Job Category:
Education
Staff Development Coordinator, CSPS (Evening Shift)
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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

Under the general guidance and direction of the CSPS Training and Staff Development Manager the Central Sterile Processing Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for ensuring all required training and associated documentation for the department is completed as assigned. Working collaboratively with Clinical Operations, the Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for registration, logistics, material preparation, reporting and communications for all assigned training programs. The Staff Development Coordinator actively participates in the training of student interns and new employees; maintaining competency in all core sterile processing functions is required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Must be able to perform all duties in accordance with the MGH Policies and Procedures. International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) and/or the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD) standards and procedures should be understood and followed. Responsible for obtaining and maintaining CRCST or CBSPD at all times during employment.

* Ensures that employees receive compliance and training and education necessary to perform their job responsibilities in accordance with MGH Policies and Procedures.
* Oversees the process for competency evaluation of new clinical department personnel; recommends progression to permanent employment or extension of orientation/probationary period for new employees.
* Plans, organizes, and presents ongoing education and training programs for personnel to promote the knowledge and skills necessary to excel, secures appropriate qualified industry trainers as needed.
* Develops and maintains monthly and annual education calendars for assigned group, works with Clinical Operations Leadership to ensure optimal participation.
* Coordinates, develops, and provides individualized new employee/intern training schedule to ensure timeline and associated milestones are achievable.
* Provides direct hands on training and education in all aspects of Sterile Processing for new employees and students.
* Ensures that documentation for all training and education is completed and maintained in accordance with MGH Policies and Procedures, including utilization of HealthStream and compilation of certification documents.
* Provides supplemental training and education as applicable for identified performance concerns and makes recommendations for additional training and follow up to the requesting party.
* Functions as resource for junior technicians in interpreting instrument processing policies and procedures.
* Participates in special projects and quality improvement initiatives as requested.
* Performs all functions of a Sterile Processing Technician or Sterile Processing Endoscope Technician as required.



SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

* Excellent organization, operations, people management, and problem solving skills are essential.


* Must be able to speak, read, write and understand medical terminology in order to follow written instructions and complete various forms and records regarding equipment processing and preparation of equipment.


* Must have working knowledge of computer programs; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and exposure to instrument tracking software. Existing knowledge of EPIC, HealthStream and SPM are preferred.


* Ability to multi-task is critical.



LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS:

Certifications:

Required:

* CRCST or CBSPD
* CER or CIS*
* CER or CIS certification must complete certification within 12 months of hire.

EDUCATION:

Minimum Required:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate : CRCST or CBSPD

Preferred:

Some college or Associate's Degree

EXPERIENCE:

Required: At least Three (3) years direct experience performing all Sterile Processing functions within an operative setting. Demonstrated experience in project management, training, or OR liaison function.

Preferred: Experience gained in a large Academic Medical Center or Trauma Center.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Must be able to perform all Sterile Processing functions.
* Position may require rotating weekend and on-call requirements.
* Involves large amounts of time walking and standing.
* Exposure to the Operating Room environment is a requirement.
* A strict dress code and professional appearing including wearing surgical scrubs is required.
* Must be able to frequently lift up to 25 lbs. stoop, bend, pull, and place and retrieve material.

About Partners HealthCare System

Partners HealthCare, founded in 1994 by MGH and BWH, offers patients a continuum of coordinated, high-quality care. Partners includes primary care and specialty physicians, community hospitals, the two founding academic medical centers, specialty facilities, community health centers, and other health-related organizations. Partners is a non-profit organization supported in part by charitable contributions.