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Assistant Manager - Sterile Processing - SMSC
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UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
This position is a key position in the Department of Operating Room Service. The Management Services Officer II of the Surgical Processing division requires outstanding communication and critical thinking skills. Incumbent has a strong clinical background and is able to assist in the training of staff to perform duties as a Surgical Processing Technician to include: decontamination and/or processing of equipment and instrumentation, and distribution of supplies or equipment, as assigned within UCLA Healthcare. Orients, supervises and evaluates Surgical Processing Instrument Technicians with job classification of CST I, II, and III and the Surgical Coordinator. In collaboration with the Director of Perioperative Services, prepare, monitor and manage departmental budgets. Other major duties include, but are not limited to, customer service and departmental efficiencies. Able to maintain, prioritize, and expedite workflow.

Job Qualifications
Current Central Service certification or Scrub Technician background preferred strictly obeys the healthcare regulations for infection control. Properly utilizes and provides resource information regarding proper sterilization techniques, product information, equipment operation, etc. to fellow staff and other healthcare team members, serves as a resource for people needing direction as required. Consistently demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Actively participates in Quality Management and Performance Improvement programs. Consistently adheres to UCLA Perioperative Services policies and procedures. Attends all in services/workshops as requested. Assists in the orientation and skill development of new staff members. Attends and participates in required fire, safety, disaster, body mechanics, etc. classes and/or drills. Always ensures a safe working environment for self and co-workers. Monitors and reports unsafe acts or conditions and takes appropriate proactive steps to resolve and/or report. Consistently maintains good guest relations interdepartmentally and intradepartmental, using English language in both written and verbal format, uses good telephone etiquette, sensitive to co-workers, patients, physicians, and family members, consistently maintains a courteous and respectful manner, confidentiality of patients, healthcare or physician related information. Maintains a positive attitude and behavior: efficient and productive with time utilization. Strives to be a team player. Adapts to change in workload. Always rotates supplies, both prepackaged and interdepartmentally packaged, using the first in/first out method. Always inspects for package integrity and appropriate change of chemical indicators. Always responds to the needs of all areas. If unable to meet their needs keeps, them informed and offer alternatives. Prioritizes appropriately and knows when to call for assistance.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.