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Lead SPS Technician - 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:

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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.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.


Responsible for day to day operations and prioritizes work flows, within SPS department, on their specific shift. Ensures staff members adhere to SPS policies and standard work while performing their assigned daily tasks. In coordination with SPS Technician 3, provides training and competency validation checks for new staff. Maintains a thorough knowledge of instrumentation, equipment, utilization, and sterile processing. Performs a variety of processing duties at an advanced level, including decontamination, instrument assembly, packaging, sterilization and case cart assembly. Ensures that all required daily documentation is accurate and complete for efficient distribution of high quality sterile products to effectively meet customer expectations. Works in collaboration with peri-operative services to provide appropriate surgical instrumentation. Leads daily shift huddle and maintains Lean Visual Management Board. Participates in quality safety council meetings.


Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience


  • 1+ years of SPS experience

Licensure, Certification, Registration

  • Current "Sterile Processing Distribution Technician Certification" from the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution Inc. (CBSPD) or Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) from IAHCSMM required.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English required.


Preferred Requirements


  • Two (2) years of experience preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Must obtain a minimum of 10 CEU’s (continuous education units) per year.
  • Working knowledge of SPM, EPIC, and Microsoft Office

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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