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Mgr Sterile Processing - Central Sterile Proc - 17th St

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Sep 29, 2020

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Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Central Sterile Proc - 17th St

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: ENTERSCHED - Please Select Schedule!

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do


The Manager works under the direction of the Director. Manages the operations of Sterile Processing for the health system to provide timely, cost effective, high quality services that fulfill the needs of patients, operating rooms, outside clinics, physicians, and staff. The Manager of Sterile Processing will be accountable for supervising all sterile processing activities, ranging from scheduling, educating, and training to planning, managing and coordinating activities involved in the acquisition, decontamination, storage, assembly, cleaning and sterilization of medical, surgical and related supplies, materials and equipment utilized in the care and treatment of patients and the operation of Sterile Processing. 


1. Participates in and actively supports New Hanover Regional Medical Center Standards of Performance.
2. Assures that all Sterile Processing services are consistent with the Mission, plans, goals, and objectives of the health system.
3. Responsible for overall staffing functions and programs including:
a. Screening, hiring, orientation and retaining of personnel; including coaching, reward, and recognition for job performance.
b. Evaluations, competency testing, performance appraisals, job descriptions and wok scheduling.
c. Wage and salary application, promotions, coaching, and discipline.
4. Establish and maintain an education program for Sterile Processing across the health system through in-services and on-going education.
5. Establish & implement annual goals for Sterile Processing that support the goals of the health system.
6. Responsible for the development and adherence to departmental budget & productivity standards. 7. Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with other departments within the Health System and with the Medical Staff.
8. Interface regularly with operating room & materials management staff, physicians, nurses and other personnel regarding products, supplies, equipment, services, instrumentation, and other issues necessary to perform designated patient care medical and surgical procedures. 9. Develop and implement policies, procedures and maintain quality assurance initiatives as required by external review agencies to ensure that established standards are maintained.
10. Coordinates work flow & performance assessments with all applicable departments serviced to improve quality of work and promote a positive intra-departmental relationship.
11. Participates in performance improvement initiatives and completes audits.
12. Maintains professional accountability by participating in in-services and committees. 

Position Requirements

* Cert Reg Central Sterile Tech

* High School Diploma

Other information:

Experience: 5 years in a Sterile Processing Department; including 2 years in a supervisory capacity. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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