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Asheville, NC, United States

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Mission Health


Mission Health in Asheville, NC is seeking it's next Director - Sterile Processing to join the team!


Under the direction of the AVP Perioperative Services, the Sterile Processing Director will assist in the operation of the department by exerting a leadership role in carrying out the Mission, Goals and Objectives of the hospital, focusing on the patient, physician, employees and customers. Will assist with integrating operations with other departments to ensure efficiency and coordination. Assists the in recruiting the services of qualified and competent personnel to provide sufficient number and balance of services. Ensures the qualifications and competence of the departmental staff. Assist the manager of Sterile Processing in maintaining appropriate quality control programs, while providing continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and/or services. Assist with orientation and continuing education of all department personnel. Recommends resources as needed by the department, to the AVP of Perioperative Services. Promotes and supports the hospital to all potential customers by assuming an active role in Hospital, as well as Community events.


Required Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Nursing/Two Year Surgical Technology Course/ CRCST/CSPDT certification within one year of hire


Preferred Education: MBA/CSPDT


Required License/Certification:  IAHCSMM Certification


Preferred License: RN


Required Experience: 


• Minimum of  3 years Sterile Processing, Two Year Surgical Technology Course or CRCST by (IAHCSMM) or CSPDT Certification.
• Excellent leadership skills, communication and technical skills.
• Ability to work under pressure situations.
• Attention to details.
• Ability to operate computer.
• Knowledge of operating room instrumentation and equipment.
• Knowledge of aseptic technique and infection control.
• 3 years of progressive leadership experience in Central Sterile Processing


Preferred Experience: 5 years of progressive leadership experience in Central Sterile Processing




Mission Health, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, is based in Asheville, North Carolina and is the state’s sixth largest health system. In 2018, for the sixth time in the past seven years, Mission Health has been named one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems by IBM Watson Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics). Mission Health is the only health system in North Carolina to achieve this recognition. Mission Health operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital, and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit or @MissionHealthNC.


Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Mission Hospital
Facility: Mission Hospital
Job ID: 46983
Category: Executive
Contract: Regular Full-Time
Shift: 7a-3:30
Job Class: Regular Full-Time

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