CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.
CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
Flexible spending accounts
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
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The Sterile Processing Coordinator II is proficient in all areas of Sterile Processing but has a primarily leadership function in one of the following: Glenwood Assembly Room, Glenwood Sterile Room, Glenwood Decontamination Room, one of our satellite campuses, or a high tray volume service line such as Orthopedic and Spine. Responsibilities include: prioritization, monitoring, maintaining, delivering, and ensuring the availability of complete, accurate, and on time instrumentation/case carts. Included in this function is the compliance of all hospital, departmental, and sterilization processes to include strict adherence to instructions for use (IFU) for each instrument. They also function as a liaison between Surgery and SPD staff providing training and education to both areas. In addition they promote a positive environment and cooperative staff effort with our customers and other shifts to provide the highest quality of support to assure excellent patient care and cost effective operations. This is in addition to other duties as assigned.
all personnel in a positive manner to locate instruments needed for a case.
assignments concerning CSIQ software system, safety, infection prevention, and equipment.
with all customers and sterile processing staff in a humble and gracious way following our Service Excellence
Standards by encouraging, showing patience, providing recognition and praise.
Checks surgery schedule and instrument needs lists daily to assure all instruments/case carts needed for same day use or are a turnover are recorded and processed correctly and ready for use to prevent case delays. This is accomplished by assuring staffing levels are sufficient to complete needed deadlines by working with other leaders and adjusting staff work area assignments.
Assists in the orientation process of new employees
Assists in daily SPD department duties deemed necessary during their shift to include decontam, sterile room,
1.Completion of Surgical Technician program, or Associate Degree in related field, or no less than 3 years Sterile Processing experience. 2. 40 hours Central Sterile Program through Purdue Central Service Technician Program within 6 months of employment if not nationally certified in Sterile Processing.
Instrument Technician certification through International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) within 24 months of employment or Was employed or otherwise contracted for services as a central service technician in a healthcare institution before January 1, 2017.
1.One year current Sterile Processing experience. 2. One year leadership experience. 3. Advanced ability to identify, assemble, decontaminate instrumentation 4. Mentor new staff when needed 5. Intermediate Outlook, Excel, Windows, and Word specific skills