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Sterile Processing Educator - VARIED SHIFT - Sterile Processing

Company: Penn State Health
Location: Hershey
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Penn State Health - Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Varied

Hours: 8 hours per day / 5 days per week

Recruiter Contact: Christopher Donchak at cdonchak@pennstatehealth.psu.edu (MAILTO://cdonchak@pennstatehealth.psu.edu)


The sterile processing educator provides staff/professional development expertise as an educator, consultant, facilitator, change agent and leader. This occurs through developing, planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs to meet the needs of the Sterile Processing (SP) Department and to aide in the professional development of staff. The Educator maintains open and active communication with the medical staff, patient care staff, and interdepartmental staff. The Educator ensures the competency of all SP staff and any other unit staff member performing cleaning, assembly, High Level Disinfectant (HLD) and/or sterilization and maintains education records in compliance with regulatory guidelines. The Educator oversees quality and infection control initiatives for CSP. The Educator provides a comprehensive and technical orientation, education, and training program for Sterile Processing Department as well as any other unit staff member performing cleaning, assembly, HLD and/or sterilization. The Educator performs regular quality audits to ensure processes and standards are being followed.


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience (4 years)


Five (5) years as a Sterile Processing Technician.

One (1) year as a lead trainer or educator.

Two (2) years as a Supervisor or Manager.


Bachelor's Degree

Travel experience


Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

For more information: https://this.pennstatehealth.org/#thisIsPennStateHealth

Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:

Be Well with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).

Be Balanced with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.

Be Secured with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.

Be Rewarded with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.

Be Supported by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.

For a full list with more detailed information: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/careers/working-here/total-rewards


Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania's only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a four-time Magnet-designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our employees exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence, our employees are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education, and career growth.

YOU TAKE CARE OF THEM. WE'LL TAKE CARE OF YOU. State-of-the-art equipment, endless learning, and a culture of excellence - that's Penn State Health. But what makes our healthcare award-winning? That's all you.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Sterile Processing Educator - VARIED SHIFT - Sterile Processing

Location US:PA:Hershey - Professional - Full Time

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Keywords: Penn State Health, Harrisburg , Sterile Processing Educator - VARIED SHIFT - Sterile Processing, Other , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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