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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Director, Sterile Processing in Atlanta, Georgia


  • Perioperative Services:

  • Is a dynamic department with 28 Adult Operating Rooms and 6 Operating Rooms in the Winship Cancer Institute

  • Part of Emory University Healthcare

  • Employees participate in cutting-edge surgical technology and latest procedures

  • Sterile Processing Department Leadership

  • Provides overall leadership by developing goals and objectives aligning with organizational values

  • Oversees policy development affecting sterilization processes of perioperative and clinic areas

  • Prepares, presents, and assesses operating and capital expenditure budgets to ensure requirements are met

  • Monitors and establishes processes to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies

  • Goals and Objectives:

  • Develops goals for Sterile Processing based on Perioperative and Procedural Services policies

  • Implements plans to establish priorities and achieve short and long-term goals

  • Ensures department supports the vision of the hospital and medical center

  • Policy and Procedure Development:

  • Initiates changes or develops new policies, procedures, and methods based on AAMI standards

  • Analyzes long-range impact of decisions and plans

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ensures effective operations through program development, process improvement, and coordination with other departments

  • Reviews and supports other departments on sterile processing issues

  • Standardizes services, processes, resources, and practices for quality and efficiency

  • Adjusts schedules or project priorities to meet emergencies or changing conditions

  • Committee Representation and Leadership:

  • Represents Sterile Processing on departmental/interdepartmental committees

  • Leads and attends intradepartmental leadership meetings

  • Analyzes and evaluates ongoing programs for improvements

Staffing and Financial Management:

  • Develops staffing plans to meet operational and administrative needs

  • Defines and achieves financial targets supporting business goals

  • Prepares annual operating budget for Sterile Processing and Surgical Instrumentation

  • Presents and justifies budgets to hospital administration review committee

  • Evaluates organizational functions and resource allocation

  • Monitors and reviews department financials; addresses variances and projects future budgets

Service Standards and Customer Satisfaction:

  • Creates and exceeds service standards based on patient/customer expectations and best practices

  • Establishes and meets/exceeds service standards compatible with financial targets

  • Utilizes customer satisfaction and market information to improve stakeholder service and satisfaction

  • Meets or exceeds national operational benchmarks for Sterile Processing Departments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree required (if in a non-health related field, Bachelor's degree must be in health-related field)

  • Five years of supervisory/leadership experience in central sterile processing strongly desired

  • BLS required

Additional Details

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Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department WEM Sterile Processing

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 132287

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 8a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $49.05/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $66.21/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.