SPD Quality Specialist, Sterile Processing

Cumming, GA
Apr 25, 2018
May 21, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
This position is responsible for implementing the department’s Continuous Improvement program on one or more shifts. Areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to: delivery of technical training to instrument techs, performance and documentation of quality assurance audits, TJC and AAMI compliance, orientation of newly hired instrument techs, promoting certification activities throughout the department, and supporting process improvement initiatives.
Position Requirements
1. High School diploma or equivalent. 2. Five (5) years sterile processing or related field experience with demonstrated knowledge of instrument sterilization techniques, Sterile Processing policies and procedures, purchasing activities, and surgical procedures. 3. Demonstrated ability to set priorities with evidence of completion. 4. National certification through IAHCSSM or CBSPD PREFERRED: 1. Two (2) year or greater college degree 2. One (1) year or more Sterile Processing or related field supervisory experience. 3. One (1) year or more experience in training and/or education.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: 7a-5:30p

Weekend Requirements: No

On-Call Requirements: No


Our team members report that our state-of-the-art environment, work/life balance, reputation as a leader both locally and nationally, continuing education offerings, growth opportunities, and pay/benefits/pension plan are why they chose --- and chose to stay with --- Northside Hospital.

Contact us today to learn more about careers at Northside. Side by side, there’s nothing we can’t achieve!

Service Area Overview
Specializing in Robotic, General, Bariatric, Neuro, Orthopedic, Breast, Plastic, and Gynecologic Surgery, Northside Hospital performs more than 40,500 cases annually, which is more than any other hospital in Georgia. We offer our patients innovative technology, including: daVinci® robotic surgical system, O-arm Intraoperative Imaging, HD technology, Ci™ System - computer-assisted orthopedic surgery system, artificial spinal disc, and stealth-guided image navigation. New advances in surgical technology allow Northside to stay at the forefront of medicine and devote more time to providing the best patient care possible. Many of the surgeons on staff at Northside are pioneers in laparoscopic surgery and are nationally recognized for their expertise in this area and many other minimally invasive techniques. If this is the professional environment you desire, Northside is eager to talk to you!
Facility Overview
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Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation for the latest technology, the highest quality care and service, and expertise in Spinal Surgery, Cancer Care, Emergency Services, and Women's Services is well-known. But what resonates most with our people are opportunities for growth. How supportive co-workers are. And the way great pay, benefits, and a pension plan make them feel valued.

Our 155-bed, not-for-profit community hospital does more than serve our neighbors. We stress continuing education. A true patient-focus. And offer a work/life balance that allows you to give your best to our family, and yours.

We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.

Ready to make a difference --- and a better living?

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