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Sanford Health Lead Sterile Processing Coordinator - Decontamination - Days in Fargo, North Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: South University Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $20.25 - $29.00
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Department Details

The Lead Sterile Processing Coordinator would lead efforts in our Decontamination area.

Schedule would be from 9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday, with working two rotating holidays.

Job Summary

The Lead Sterile Processing Coordinator will be required to perform all or part of the following responsibilities, depending on role and market location. Responsible for the coordination of all instrumentation, including loaner instrumentation, inventory management, vendor management, and IT systems management. Competent to recognize potential and actual processing errors and immediately follows-up according to procedure or management instruction. Must possess ability to provide in-services and training as requested or needed. Works closely with ancillary and support services team members. Assists in training of new hires. Appropriately completes routine quality checks, summarizes results and assists in preparation of reports to demonstrate compliance with recommendations for Joint Commission, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other regulatory agencies. Identifies variations in processes that require follow-up, prepares documentation and reports to manager. The Lead Sterile Processing Coordinator may be required to support initial and ongoing staff assessments and identify requirements for ongoing education for the SPD technicians. The Coordinator provides the monitoring of core competencies and supports the internal audit and quality processes.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Three years of experience in a related field is preferred. Must have extensive knowledge of instrumentation processing to include decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging, and sterilization. Must have demonstrated organizational, communication, and computer skills.

Must be certified and maintain certification in Central Service Technology. Additional Sterile Processing Certifications, such as Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS), and Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) preferred.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0146735
Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Featured: No