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Supv CPD - Pennsylvania Hospital

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Job ID: 162673
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Shift: Overnight


Supervise all Central Processing activities to provide quality, efficient, cost-effective decontamination, sterilization and distribution services with proper management of service utilization and inventory levels.


1. Effectively manages and supervises all activities of CPD and QA technicians.

2. Responsible for ensuring that all department personnel adhere to both Administrative and departmental policies and procedures.

3. Coordinates and prioritizes overall workload for CPD.

4. Enforces compliance with all Infection Control, JCAHO, Federal, State, Local hospital and departmental regulations.

5. Responsible for monitoring performance of employees and systems within CPD.

6. Utilizes resources effectively to ensure productivity measures are achieved.

7. Maintains, monitors and controls service specific instrumentation/ supplies.

8. Collaborates with CPD Educator to ensure orientation, competencies and in-servicing training goals are achieved.

9. Ensures that employees attend required inservice programs, and complete all Mandatory Education programs.

10. Ensures that all equipment is functioning properly, notifies manufacturer immediately when malfunctions occur and follows up on recurring issues.

11. Develops departmental performance improvement programs.

12. Identifies and implements cost containment initiatives in collaboration with CPD Director.

13. Responsible for ensuring that all externs/ students adhere to both departmental and Administrative polices and procedures. Ensures that all educational requirements are achieved.

14. Responsible for all quality control programs necessary to ensure department employee and patient safety.

15. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • HS diploma/GED required.
  • Extensive experience in Central Service and Instrument Processing at the technician level or above.
  • Minimum of four years experience in the technical aspects of the Central Service and/or Instrument Department required.
  • Bachelors Degree with courses in Management and/or Science Degree is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Health Agency Regulations pertaining to Central Processing.
  • Managerial experience preferred.
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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