Delaware Resource Group

  • Quality Coordinator Registered Nurse (RN) - Sterile Processing

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 2:37 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2038
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Medical
  • Overview

    DRG Professional Services is currently partnered with Oklahoma's largest, most comprehensive health system and level 1 trauma center. 

    Responsibilities

    • Assures that the standards of operation of the Sterile Processing department comply with the standards set by regulatory agencies, such as the State Department of Health, TJC, IAHCSMM, AAMI, and AORN.
    • Develops and implements departmental performance improvement activities and assures ongoing staff participation.
    • Maintains continued process improvement in the field of Central Sterile Processing operations and equipment through education, literature and seminars.
    • Provides recommendations to the Manager of Sterile Processing regarding staff's performance.
    • Maintains open and active communication with the medical staff, patient care staff, and interdepartmental staff.
    • Helps Sterile Processing Educator to identify competency deficits and ensures the competency of all Sterile Processing Department staff is obtained through re-education.
    • Working closely with the department manager, oversees quality and infection control initiatives for Sterile Processing and maintains the quality assurance and performance standards of the department.
    • Responsible for the daily flow of documentation through the facility will ensure that all documentation nonconformance are investigated and corrective actions are developed and implemented in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Ensures all shifts complete proper paperwork when Quality Coordinator is not working.
    • Sets the tone for quality processes and services to deliver safe product to hospital customers.
    • Conducts internal audits of processes, systems and procedures.
    • Conducts quality assurance checks as identified by department leadership.
    • Participate in cross-functional teams to identify effective corrective and preventive actions to improve Lean process quality.
    • Conducts root cause analyses for areas of responsibility at the facility during all phases of the SPD processes.
    • Reports quality data to Lean Six Sigma Teams. 
    • Ensures that staff performs routine tasks in a timely manner according to established Standard Operating Procedures through direct observation and review.
    • Provides assistance in the department to ensure set accuracy, completion, etc. as needed in Sterile Processing.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an approved school of nursing.

    Experience: Three years’ experience as an RN Circulator. Three years’ experience in a hospital supervisory role preferred.  

     

    Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required:  Current Registered Nursing License

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of AORN standards, OSHA guidelines, and in depth knowledge of TJC, IAHSCMM, and AAMI standards is strongly preferred.

     

    The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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