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Sterile Processing Department Liaison

Company: HCA
Location: Englewood
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Hourly Wage Estimate: $18.12 - $26.28 / hour

Learn more about the benefits offered for this job.

The estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.

$2,000 Sign-On Bonus for Experienced Candidates

$2,000 Relocation Bonus for Qualified Candidates

We are currently seeking an SPD Liaison to join our family. This position supports the mission of Swedish Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Unlock your potential here!

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Sterile Processing department.

At HCA Healthcare, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.

Our Sterile Processing teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides asset management and support of surgical instruments and trays belonging to or consigned to the facility, in accordance with The Department of Health, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards.
  • Properly handles, decontaminates, assembles, sterilizes and returns for use all instrumentation in accordance with the above organizational standards.
  • Works with Clinical Coordinators to maintain preference cards and learn multiple specialty instrumentation.
  • Point of contact for OR staff for in room assistance and instrumentation needs.
  • Accurate and timely reporting of shift details to incoming shift staff and Lead Technician.
  • Performs inventory replacement procedures, transports instrumentation to OR as needed.
  • Supports daily operations of any activities that pertain to the processing of reusable instrumentation.
  • Communicates with SPD staff and OR staff to ascertain that pre-case needs are met, resolve any outstanding issues and offer alternatives if necessary.
  • Reporting of broken instrumentation, and vital communication with team leadership and/or manager.
  • Demonstrates consistent success in working, communicating with, and mentoring diverse staff.
  • Communicates in a professional manner to all staff and facility employees.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of instrumentation in multiple specialty areas.
  • Completes documentation for inventory and equipment service requests.
  • Regularly meets with OR staff and surgeons to ensure needs are being met and prioritized.
  • Verifies availability of instrumentation for next day cases and weekend cases.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA's HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.

With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region's referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state's first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region's neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area's only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.

Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Central Sterile Technician or Surgical Technician certification required.


Associate Degree or equivalent from 2 year technical school, or 2 years related experience, or combination of both.


At least 2 years of previous SPD experience, or similar clinical experience required.


Basic to advanced knowledge in the role of instrumentation as well as decontamination and sterilization of instruments. Demonstrates good organizational skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.


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For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


Keywords: HCA, Denver , Sterile Processing Department Liaison, Other , Englewood, Colorado

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