• Sterile Processing Educator

    Requisition ID 2018-3667
    Work Type
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to 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.

    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
    • Equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Current CRCST or CBSPD Certification
    • Certified Surgical Tech, preferred
    • Heavy Travel is 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.


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