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From maintaining the aesthetic appearance of our grounds to driving environmental services at our facilities to managing product inventory and distribution, our facilities services and materials management team members are vital to the daily upkeep of our medical centers and business facilities.

Central Sterile Processing Supervisor

Location: Clackamas, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 781179 Date posted: 05/14/2019

Under indirect supervision, coordinate and supervise the daily operation of the Central Sterile Processing Department, the OR Instrument Processing area, Materials Services Department (and Patient Transport/Mail Distribution); to ensure the quality and quantity of the Department output for customer satisfaction; to follow all Infection Control and Joint Commission guidelines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs hiring, evaluation and counseling of employees and provide input into discharge decisions. Schedule staff work assignments; coordinate orientation and training programs. Maintain staff developments records.

  • Develop and implement department policies/procedures and update existing procedures. Coordinate in-service and educational programs for staff. Conduct regular staff meetings.

  • Maintain communication with customers; assure the delivery of sterile supplies and equipment. Maintain proper inventory controls, by initiating appropriate procedures, reviewing reports on a regular basis according to written CAPPS policy and procedure.

  • Monitor and review sterilization assurance program for compliance. Maintain quality assurance program. Order supplies needed and monitor staffing and supplies to stay within allocated budget. Coordinate rental of equipment, and recharge of same to the Patient Care areas. Return equipment in a timely manner. Provide consulting support to the region on processing issues. Performs other duties as requested.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in Processing/Central Supply.

  • Minimum one (1) year lead experience in Processing. 

  • Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of infection control standards, ETO Safety, Gluteraldehyde safety and instrument/equipment processing.

  • Strong background in surgical instrumentation.

  • Working knowledge of materials management: ordering/distribution/inventory control.

  • Understanding of the appropriate applications of current sterilization technologies.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to operate EtO, steam autoclave, Sterrad and washer/sterilizers.

  • Basic budget control, checks and balances knowledge.

  • Organization and coordination of customer service department.

  • Computer/CRT operation.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of Central Sterile Processing work.

  • Minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience in Central Sterile Processing.

  • Certified in Central Service Supervision or CS Management.

  • Thorough knowledge of materials supply, distribution, and ordering.

  • Basic knowledge of supervisory skill (budget, staffing).

  • Medical Terminology.

  • Self-directed and highly motivated.
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Regional Supply Center 10200 SE Sunnyside Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Materials Management Department: Sterile Instrument Processing Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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