The Sterile Processing Educator is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of training curriculum for the onboarding and staff development within the Sterile Processing Department. Responsible for localizing policies and procedures within the Sterile Processing Department. Continual appraisal of the staff capacity to adhere to documented policies and procedures with the creation of ad hoc training, coaching and recommendations for performance management as appropriate.
5 years of responsible Sterile Processing experience and progressive work experiences in Sterile Processing and adult education learning and development positions if don't have current CRCST certification
3 years of responsible Sterile Processing experience and progressive work experiences in Sterile Processing and adult education learning and development positions if already have current CRCST certification.
Must have comprehensive knowledge and experience in surgical instrumentation, microbiology as it relates to Sterile Processing and OR, cleaning procedure, disinfection, sterilization, and the care, handling, disassembly of hospital equipment and surgical instruments.
Knowledge of specific health care products, patient care equipment and basic use is required.
Must hold comprehensive knowledge in inventory control, supply distribution, receiving, reprocessing techniques and principles, production management and regulating agencies standards.
CRCST (or obtain within 12 months in job)