Sterile Processing Charge Nurse

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  • Santa Rosa Medical Center Santa Rosa Medical Center

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Sterilizes, cleans, wraps, stores and distributes supplies, instruments, and equipment used in patient care. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Supervises employees in sterilization, processing, and equipment distribution. Assists employees in day-to-day tasks and ensures hospital procedures are followed and standards are met. Strong knowledge of standards and governing bodies rules and regulations for sterile processing. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks to include but not limited to; working in OR /Endoscopy to assist in surgical staff role, surgical assist role, and Endoscopy processing. Leads and directs the work of others. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager. Registered Nurse with 3-5 years experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Creates and maintains process, protocols, and policies. Directs education opportunities and experiences. 

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