Results-driven and strategic Sterile Processing Leader.
Charessa has the ability to quickly identify the entire spectrum of Sterile Processing Departments. Utilizing her 30 years of SPD/OR experience, she transforms and empowers others.
Ensuring compliance by establishing credibility and enhancing relationships through customer service, excellence, professionalism, and commitment to clients.
Provides interim leadership for Sterile Processing
Leads and supports leadership in Regulatory Compliance Readiness. (JCAHO, CMS, & CPDH)
Provides departmental assessments in order to identify high-risk areas, utilizing best-practice fundamentals.
Develops and implements comprehensive department ”best practice“ competencies and educational plans.
Develops and implements staffing plans that optimally support the current volumes and workload demands of medical centers.
Collaborates with SPD, OR teams & Surgeons to standardize instrument trays due to instrument turnovers.
Reduced instruments in trays by 20%, resulting in saving the cost of purchasing new trays.
Increased efficiency of “first surgical starts” by implementing and integrating an on-site centralized case cart system, resulting in 60% first start to 100%.