Marrs is a seasoned Perioperative clinical educator and consultant, having served as Director of Consulting Services & Field Operations at Aesculap for 9 years, and prior to that worked in the Perioperative setting for 21 years in various roles from Certified Surgical Technologist to CSD Technician, Case Cart Coordinator, Sterile Processing Manager and Director.
“We at Beyond Clean have a singular mission of serving as the central nexus for the people, processes, and products that are driving the global Sterile Processing community forward. We knew we needed an individual who would have both the professional experience and fundamental passion for working to improve our industry, in a creative and engaging way,” said founder & CEO, Justin Poulin. “Bob is a skilled and veteran healthcare leader with a sterling record of advocacy, education, and networking. More importantly, he has embodied our values through years of education to hospital personnel and conferences such as AORN, APIC, IAHCSMM, and many more. And, being a Sterile Processing professional at heart, Bob has a deep understanding of the unmet needs frontline technicians, perioperative managers, and the vendors who support them. We are delighted he has joined our leadership team.”
Marrs began his new role April 15th. As Vice President, he will oversee Beyond Clean’s growth as a leadership, mentoring, and networking platform on a global scale.
“It is with great excitement and pride that I will to be joining the Beyond Clean team,” said Marrs. “I have no doubt that our company will continue to build a platform to discover and promote significant, innovative insights that will elevate the Sterile Processing industry to the next level of collaboration, quality, and improvement. With our global reach already touching 128 countries around the world, the potential growth for the Beyond Clean mission to equip and inspire Sterile Processing departments to #FightDirty is truly endless.”
Marrs maintains certifications as a CRCST, CIS, CHL and is an Instructor for IAHCSMM. He served as the President of the Texas State Association of Central Service Professionals for 6 years and an IAHCSMM Executive Board member for two. He also served as the Co-Chair of the IAHCSMM membership committee and Orthopedic committee. He is a current member of the IAHCSMM Foundation Board. Bob holds a Bachelors Degree in Professional Communications from Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio. He travels throughout the US and the world speaking about various CSD and Infection Control issues. He is published in numerous healthcare periodicals and contributed to the IAHCSMM CRCST 7th Edition and CHL Leadership Manual. Bob has a passion for excellence in Sterile Processing and believes that certification through education provides the foundation needed for superior patient care.
About Beyond Clean
Founded in 2017, Beyond Clean is a next generation Sterile Processing education, consulting, and media firm with a commitment to helping hospitals take their medical device reprocessing programs #BeyondClean. With nearly 100 years of combined healthcare experience as RNs, nurse executives, infection control practitioners, sterile processing leaders, surgeons, and surgical instrument repair experts, the team at Beyond Clean brings cutting-edge insight and expertise into SPD departments in their time of need. We specialize in creatively solving one of safe surgery’s biggest challenges — hardwiring sterile processing excellence across the continuum of patient care. The weekly Beyond Clean Podcast is currently downloaded in over 128 countries around the globe, with one of the largest collections of free continuing education credits available in the industry.
Source: Beyond Clean