Sterile Processing Coordinator

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
Sterile Processing
Work Schedule
PRN Details
M-F, Occasional Holidays
Surgical Services
Job Status


Responsible for workflow supervision of all activities related to Decontamination, Packaging, Sterilization, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement in compliance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Adheres to best practice by following all regulatory, federal and state recommended practices and guidelines as stated by (but not limited to) AAMI (Association of Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), AORN (Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses), The JC (Joint Commission), CMS (Centers of Medicaid & Medicare), APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) and SGNA (Society Gastrointestinal Nurses Association).


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, required.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience in Sterile Processing if certified, required. Minimum of five years' experience in Sterile Processing if not certified, required.
  • Licensure/certification: Recognized SPD Certification, required.
  • Additional skills required: This Technician must hold a certification from IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management) CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) or Certification from CBSPD, CSPDT (Certified Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution) or have 5 years of applicable experience in lieu of certification. Must Maintain either certification status and the annual educational hours required by each of the organizations. Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Demonstrates knowledge of instrumentation and sterile/aseptic technique. Ability to read and comprehend written instructions to assemble instrument sets and trays. Ability to learn and understand medical terminology.
  • Additional skills preferred: Demonstrates evidence of and a desire to continue developing leadership characteristics and behaviors.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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