Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Central Sterile Supply Supervi

Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Allied Health
Hazard Regional Medical Center
Posted Date
4 years ago(10/31/2019 11:04 AM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Central Sterile Supply
Day Shift


The Central Sterile Supply Supervisor is accountable for supervising and coordinating the activities of personnel engaged in furnishing sterile and non-sterile supplies and equipment for the care and treatment of patients.

Special Instructions

Certification within 12 months


Supervises  personnel engaged in decontaminating, assembling, packaging and sterilizing linens, dressings, treatment trays, instruments, and related items; preparation of standard irrigating solutions; rotation of stock; and requisitioning, issuing and controlling supplies and equipment.


Establishes methods and work performance standards for preparing and handling sterile items.


 Trains personnel in procedures such as proper use of sterilizing equipment, setting up treatment trays, and maintenance of equipment of department and insures that aseptic techniques are employed in preparing and handling sterile supplies.


 Makes recommendations for employment, promotions, termination’s and disciplinary actions.


 Dispenses stock for delivery to various hospitals, and inspects returned equipment to insure that all parts have been returned.


 Takes micro-biological samples of air, surfaces and equipment and sends to laboratory for sterility check.


 Assures biological spore testing is completed daily, recorded, filed and/or initiates appropriate action on unsatisfactory results.


 Maintains an adequate inventory on hand and recommends changes in inventory level.


 Insures that work and storage areas are clean and orderly.


 Prepares reports on activities of the department and maintains necessary records and maintains a schedule of charges to be billed.


 Performs other duties as required.




               High school graduate with knowledge of nursing theory and supervisory management.


Two years experience in a Central Sterile Supply Service and experience in the operating room desirable.




Must possess the physical ability needed to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally; and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently; and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.





              Accountable for supervising, directing and coordinating the activities of personnel engaged in providing sterile and non-sterile supplies and equipment to all user facilities.

              Accountable for providing for maximum use and economy of supplies and equipment by standardization.

              Accountable for assuring that aseptic techniques are employed in preparing and handling sterile supplies.

              Accountable for maintaining accurate departmental records related to inventory, usage, and requisition of supplies

              Accountable to provide a safe, clean and secure environmental for staff.

              Accountable for assuring CSS staff receives pertinent in-services as required and conducting initial orientation program for new staff members.


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