As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. HMC Central Processing Unit (CPU) has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time Hospital Central Services Supervisor (50%). Under general supervision of the CPU Manager the CPU Supervisor provides supervisory and leadership functions related to the provision of sterile instruments in the Operating Room and to the entire hospital. The supervisor is also responsible for the daily operations of the Central Processing Department. The position entails a high degree of Central Processing skills including the use of a computer system as well as a working knowledge of how the instruments are sterilized and used. The job requires a team approach including interaction with all levels of staff including physicians and management.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Completion of a recognized Central Supply Technician course AND three years of technical experience involving sterilization of surgical trays, medical supplies, equipment and instruments in a hospital or institution central medical supply unit, OR High school graduation or equivalent AND four years of experience processing complex trays of surgical instruments and equipment OR Equivalent education/experience. DESIRABLES:Surgical technologist experience or related experience. Previous instrument and inventory control experience. Associates Degree or two years of college credits.Registered Central Sterile Processing certification.This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.