Central Sterile Processing Educator-Central Sterile Processing

Central Sterile Processing Educator-Central Sterile Processing


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: days with rotating occasionally to off shifts for teaching

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


Oversees, coordinates, and plans the orientation and continued education of the Central Sterile Processing team, operating rooms, clinical teams, students, and all other educational needs. Able to provide guidance in line with the AORN and AAMI standards and proper reprocessing procedures. Develop and implement an internship for young talent to build a hiring pipeline for sterile processing. Maintains and updates procedures, standards, and instructions for usage. Creates sterile processing position education plans by collaborating with other educators and management. Provides educational offerings to meet accrediting agency requirements. Participates in quality assurance activities and projects or tasks related to education and training. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of the MetroHealth System.


Qualifications: Required: Associate degree in related field or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in addition to the experience stated below. Certification in CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) from CBSPD (Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution) or HSPA (Healthcare Sterile Processing Association). 5 years of work experience in sterile processing. 3 years of relevant training, teaching and/or program coordination experience. Basic PC skills, including proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite. Demonstrated ability to maintain positive working relations with other employees and medical staff. Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work effectively within a team and independently. Ability to initiate, manage, and complete multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously.