Centura Health

Englewood, CO

Sterile Processing Educator

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Welcome to Centura Health

Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

Flourishing Begins Here

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

The Sterile Processing Educator works closely with department leadership to ensure the efficient flow of the Sterile Processing department. Provides regional support. Responsible for development, planning, implementation, and evaluations of all orientation, educational and training programs to meet the needs of the SPD and aide in the professional growth and development of staff. Oversees quality initiatives, infection prevention, and regulatory guidelines for SPD in accordance with Joint Commission Standards and identified regulatory bodies. Prepares all staff to be able to meet survey and regulatory assessments; maintains competencies specific to C/D/S standards, instrumentation, and related. Coordinates with vendors and outside agencies for in-service and training. The scope of Sterile Processing Educator will be determined through a leadership collaborative. Reports to a dedicated OR Director or SPD Manager. Facilitates on-site education of SPD staff and meets with leaders across multiple entities.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • 3 years experience as Sterile Processing Technician or Surgical Technician
  • 3 years experience in hospital supervisory role, preferred
  • Working knowledge of AAMI guidelines, AORN Standards, OSHA guidelines, SGNA, and in-depth knowledge of TJC and IAHCSMM standards
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office products and e-learning platform
  • Associate Degree Required, Equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • HS GED Required
  • Current CRCST or CBSPD Certification, required
  • Certified Surgical Tech, preferred
  • CIS or CHL or CSPM or CSIS, preferred
  • Valid Colorado Drivers License, Required

Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

Centura Health is headquartered in Centennial, CO, with additional business office locations throughout the Denver Tech Center. The Corporate Service Center is home to our leaders and centralized teams that support our hospitals, clinics and people - including marketing, human resources, employee benefits, finance, billing, talent acquisition/development, payor relations, IT, project management, community benefit and more. Whether you work in the corporate headquarters or one of our nearby offices, you'll experience a culture of collaboration and community where incredible people are doing incredible things every day.

Caring for Your Whole Well BeingWe provide whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package will enrich the lives of our associates at work and at home. At Centura Health we offer exceptional benefits to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include: - 401K, which includes matching when eligible - Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents - Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents - Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents - Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options - Leaves of Absence - Short Term Disability - Long Term Disability - Life Insurance - Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock - Paid Time Off - Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options - Shift Differentials - Employee Wellness Resources - Employee Assistance Programs - Tuition Reimbursement - Shift differentials - Relocation assistance based on location - Associate Discounts for phone, cell phone plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more... The pay rate for this position is listed above and varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role. If you do not see the pay for this position listed above or you see an estimate, it is because you are on a second party job board. Please visit www.centura.org/careers to apply and see the pay range for this role. All of our pay ranges are posted clearly on the Centura Health Careers site.

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