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SPS Instrument Coordinator - Central Sterile Supply

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MidState Medical Center


Meriden, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: 3p-1130p. M-F.

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


Serving our community since 1998, MidState Medical Center is a vibrant and progressive organization with a genuine concern for our patients, community, and employee’s alike. We’ve earned top honors for quality stroke care, gold level recognition for organ donation, and employing leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, providing the highest quality level of care.


Job Description:

Collaboratively, with facility Perioperative Director and Central Sterile Supply Manager, observes and educates the personnel performing Sterile Processing functions at MidState Medical Center.  Maintains a rigorous training and development program for new Central Sterile Supply staff, as well as a remediation program for existing staff. Also ensures that strict and proper infection control procedures are followed for decontamination, sterilization, storage and transportation of equipment, and sterile supplies and instruments/sets utilized.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Plans, organizes, develops, coordinates, directs and evaluates the daily ongoing educational activities of the department staff within MidState Medical Center. 
  • Responsible for Sterile Processing Department Employee’s Orientation and Training, and ensuring compliance with Hospital Policies.
  • Develops in-service education programs, including hands on skills.  Keeps informed of and communicates to staff current trends in sterile processing activities. Participates in infection, safety and quality control programs. Attends seminars, workshops, etc. 
  • Provides routine oversight to staff to ensure established system wide policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance, environmental and infection control standards are adhered to.
  • Coordinates the education of CSS staff for implementation new instrumentation and/or new technology.
  • Functions in all roles within CSS department as necessary.


Qualifications - 

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Central Sterile Processing
  • Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician [CRCST] or Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician [CSPDT].

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 

  • In depth knowledge of sterile processing and distribution techniques
  • Ability to measure and assess staff training needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to continuously educate staff in consistent adherence to standards and best practices for safe performance of processes


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