Supervisor Of Central Sterile Processing - Hanover - (full-time) - Days/Evenings

Hanover, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 51629

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General Summary:



Under the general supervision of the Manager-Central Sterile Processing, supervises the day-to-day operations of the Central Sterile Processing Department. Ensures the recommended standards for set assembly, decontamination, inspection, containerizing and sterilization of surgical instruments are met. Ensures that the work flow remains consistent and continuous, providing superior customer service.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Provides direct and effective supervision to ensure timely delivery of clean, sterile or High Level Disinfection instrumentation and medical equipment.
2 Maintains, monitors and controls service specific instrumentation and supplies for assigned Operating Room service lines; delegates responsibilities to assigned Sterile Processing Technician II staff.
3 Reviews the daily surgical schedule and obtains instruments, supplies and equipment for scheduled and emergent procedures. Completes conflict checking of the surgical schedule and instrument/equipment inventory.
4 Collaborates with Central Sterile Processing Manager in evaluating change in policies and procedures and implements appropriate systems to accommodate these changes.
5 Ensures that all equipment is functioning properly, notifies manufacturer or medical/instrument repair immediately when malfunctions occur and follows up on recurring issues.
6 Monitors inventory levels to maintain adequate supplies, waste prevention and cost control measures.
7 Ensures that all externs/students adhere to both departmental and administrative policies and procedures.
8 Monitors, maintains and records all department quality assurance systems activities in accordance with departmental and facility policy, The Joint Commission, CDC, FDA, AAMI, OSHA and DOH regulations.
9 Collaborates with other departments to ensure that appropriate professional standards are consistently applied within both surgery and patient care areas.
10 Coordinates service specific instrumentation procurement with Operating Room Service Line RNs, Sterile Processing Technician II staff and the Central Sterile Processing Manager as needed.
11 Maintains the Biological Monitoring System/Records for Instrument Processing and Flash Sterilizers used in Perioperative Suite.
12 Performs shift-change report in order to communicate department status with oncoming shift staff members.
13 Performs in a technician capacity as needed.

Required Experience

Minimum Education:            


High School or G.E.D.



Preferred Education:             


Bachelor’s Degree



Minimum Experience:


1 - 3 years experience in Central Sterile Processing as a Central Sterile Processing Technician II; or surgical technology



Required Cert/Registration:          


BCLS certification; CRCST certification

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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