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    The Alexandria VA Health Care System is seeking to hire a Registered Nurse - Chief of Sterile Processing Service to join our team. The Chief has the overall responsibility for the supervision, administrative management and direction of the service.

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    Responsibilities

    The Chief SPS is a professional nurse who has a broad base of theoretical knowledge and supervisory experience. The incumbent is the central point within the facility providing the technical medical supply functions of collection, decontamination, processing, packaging, disinfecting, sterilizing, case-cart management distributing critical and semi-critical Reusable Medical Equipment (RME). By developing and maintaining a system of internal reviews that ensure services to point-of-care areas that operating in compliance with regulatory and accrediting organizations. The role of the Chief SPS is to act as an extension of the Associate Director, Patient Care Services in planning, directing and coordinating all reusable medical equipment (RME) functions, which insure quality patient care and growth of staff to meet this need. The Incumbent makes selections, assigns personnel, and provides direction to subordinate staff and manages the training and documentation/evaluation of staff.

    The Chief SPS is accountable to the Associate Director, Patient Care Services (ADPCS).

    1. Adheres to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice.
    2. Demonstrates leadership when developing programs which will improve the delivery of patient care.
    3. Functions in the advanced practice role of administration.

    Work Schedule: Full-Time; Monday - Friday; 7:30 am - 4 pm (May fluctuate depending on the needs of the Service)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Telework: This position is not eligible for telework.
    Bargaining Unit Status: This position is not a bargaining unit position.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/546774900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.