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RN Project Manager Healthcare , Surgical Sterilization - Registered Nurse - (6835)

Universal Health Services

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RN Project Manager Healthcare , Surgical Sterilization - Registered Nurse - (6835)

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UHS Corporate Office
King Of Prussia, PA 19406 US
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
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Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

The Project Manager- Surgery Sterilization/Disinfection provides subject matter expertise with responsibility for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements related to sterilization and high level disinfection at UHS acute care facilities; hospitals, surgery centers, and clinics.  Provides clinical advice, guidance, and resources to assist facilities in attainment of high reliability relating to reprocessing, cleaning/decontamination, sterilization, high level disinfection and storage of equipment and instrumentation.  Works collaboratively with local leadership to implement needed improvements.  Provides ongoing education via WebEx or individually on site.  Assists with development of standardized orientation and ongoing education.  Mentors and coaches local SPD and clinic leadership for clinical effectiveness.   Participates in continual performance and process improvement monitoring key performance metrics such as:  case cart error frequency, instrument set error frequency, days without bio-burden post sterilization, sterilization documentation error frequency, Immediate Use Steam Sterilization (IUSS).     

Supports the corporate Director of Surgery with continuous performance and process improvement related to sterilization and high level disinfection in all UHS acute care and ambulatory care areas.

Facilitates high reliability, quality and compliance with regulatory requirements with any hospital or clinic department involved in the management of sterilization, instrumentation, or high level disinfection. Stays abreast of changing regulations/guidelines.  Implements corrective/mitigation plans to ensure compliance.

Manages and performs data analysis.  Interprets data with action plans to accomplish strategic objectives

Provides expertise, and education for all areas related to sterilization, instrumentation, and high level disinfection.

Participates in Lean and Six Sigma projects relating sterilization and high level disinfection and other projects as identified.

Works collaboratively with facility surgery leadership, infection prevention, nursing, and division Performance and Process Improvement staff to ensure regulatory compliance and high reliability.

Supports facilities with instrument tracking software implementation and optimization.

Designs and develops dashboards and other innovative data visualization solutions.

Promotes standardization of processes, procedures, orientation, competencies, and products used with sterilization and high level disinfection in a fiscally prudent manner.



Job Requirements

BSN, Master’s degree desired.  Certification as Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) required.  Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) and Certified Instrument Technician (CIT) desired.  Knowledge of Performance Improvement and Lean highly desired.

5 or more years of clinical experience in leadership with Sterile Processing Departments required, 8+ years experience preferred.  Membership in professional organization (IAHCSMM).  Interpersonal skills to foster an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.  Experience working in a complex organization.  Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability.  Demonstrates organizational skills, sound judgment and decision making, along with independent work initiative.

Frequent US travel to assess facilities, provide education and remediation.  May function as interim SPD leader on occasion.  Travel expectation 50 to 75%.

Equipment, Application and tools knowledge:  Demonstrated proficiency with common computer based applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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