Fairview Health Services

  • Manager Central Processing Center Operations

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(11/14/2018 11:19 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Non-Clinical Professional
    University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    System Central Sterile Service
  • Overview

    Fairview Health Services is looking for Manager Central Processing Center Operations based out of the University of Minnesota Medical Center (West Bank) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is a full time benefit eligible position. This position will have day shift hours of 6:30am - 3:00pm M-F. 

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The Manager Central Processing Center Operations is responsible for the management of daily operations of the Central Sterile Processing center to include all sterile processing, decontamination, inventory control, distribution, employee training, and quality control. They also provide direction and audits compliance to the Fairview Turn Centers for the Fairview System Instrument Tracking System.  As well as providing over site and direction to the System Sterilization Standardization Committee that directs standardization of the Fairview System sterilization processes, policies and procedures, AAMI, AORN, EPA, OSHA, and other related industry guidelines. Supervise the day-to-day business operations of the Central Processing Center to ensure that the Center meets the sterile instrument, metal ware, floor trays and linen needs of Fairview hospitals.

    • Manages the overall operation and activities of the unit.
    • Recommends and formulates necessary policies that assures compliance with state/federal guidelines, which govern the management of the program and coordinates with Fairview policies.
    • Determines staffing needs as evidenced by budgetary analysis and/or department indicators on an ongoing basis, providing an appropriate number, mix and selection of competent staff.
    • Manages the production schedule to ensure the hospitals’ surgical instruments, linen, metal ware, implants, and sterile product needs are on time, sterile, functional and complete.
    • Ensures employees are meeting their daily productivity measures.
    • Assists the director in developing a strategic plan consistent with Fairview’s long-range plan.
    • Manages and maintains the required documentation related to sterile processing and employee safety.
    • Ensures compliance with HR policies, department guidelines and applicable union contracts.
    • Provides leadership in team building, employee engagement and conflict management.
    • Develops and monitors process improvement initiatives to assure quality standards are being met: Quality of 100% sterile, complete, functional, and on time.
    • Rounds at all hospital sites to identify customer needs, process improvement  needs, and maintain good customer relations


    Required Qualifications

    • Certified Surgical Technician or Certified Instrument Processing Technician within one year of hire IAHCSMM CRCST certification is required within 12 months of hire
    • 5 years’ experience in sterile process, operating room, or supply chain
    • 3 years in a leadership (supervisory or lead) role


     Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelors of Arts or Science Degree in Management, Business, Nursing, or related field
    • Certified Instrument processing Tech Instructor
    • Certified surgical technician
    • Certified instrument processing tech
    • Registered Operating Room Nurse Technician Instructor
    • Production process experience
    • Operating Room experience.
    • Six Sigma Training
    • LEAN Manufacturing
    • Instrument tracking Systems.


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