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Sanford Health Sterile Processing Supervisor - Sterile Processing - Sanford Medical Center Fargo - FT Evenings in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: Evening
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Expert in all technical phases of Sterile Processing Department (SPD). Effectively coordinates daily staffing and work activities to assure all tasks are completed efficiently within the specified standards of quality actions. Requires the ability to react in a calm and effective manner in emergency situations. Needs to be creative and well-organized. Self motivated. Works closely with ancillary and support services team members and acts as a resource for staff. Oversees assembly, packaging, and sterilization of packs and supplies. Proficiently performs and supervises accurate sterilization and packaging of instrumentation. Has knowledge of sterilization processes and the appropriate verification of sterilization. Ensures accurate and complete daily distribution of supplies for surgical case carts. Responsible for the inventory and supply of surgical exchange carts and case carts. Prepares documentation and takes personal responsibility for work performed. Identifies variations in processes that require follow-up and reports to manager. Identification of instrument sets by common and standardized terminology. Competent to recognize potential and actual processing errors and immediately follows-up according to procedure or management instruction. Supervises the retrieval of information for recall, instrument/set/supply locations and instrument/set identification. Responds immediately to customer requests for instrument location with effective communication and high-quality customer service conduct. Appropriately completes routine quality checks, summarizes results and assists in preparation of reports to demonstrate compliance with recommendations for Joint Commission, AAMI, OSHA and other regulatory agencies. Must possess ability to provide in-services and training as requested or needed. Oversees formal preceptors.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Three years sterile processing department (SPD) experience preferred. Must have strong leadership, management and organization skills; verbal and written communication skills; the ability to effectively plan and adapt quickly to system changes. Supervisory experience preferred.

Certified Registered Central Service Technician certification preferred. If not certified, market leadership will determine agreed upon time frame to obtain certification based on eligibility and needs of the department. 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, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, 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.

Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-50988
Featured: No