The University of Kansas Hospital - Patient Care Support Careers

Sterile Processing Lead Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Sterile Processing lead


Actively involved in orientation and continuing education of assigned staff

Assists in organization and cleanliness of department; maintains a professional image for the unit

Coordinates daily staffing, breaks, and lunches in line with the needs of the Operating Room and other departments under the direction of the supervisor and manager

Demonstrates the ability to effectively prioritize customers' needs while partnering with the Operating Room leadership and SPD liaisons

Fosters an environment of cooperation, teamwork, customer service and employee engagement

Provides front-line leadership for technicians in the sterile processing departments

Responsible for maintaining and improving satisfaction of all internal and external customers

Utilizes support equipment and computerized systems effectively to maximize department productivity and through-put

Works with Sterile Processing Manager and Supervisor for appropriate data collection and monitors continuous quality indicators; promotes continuous quality improvement through participating in change initiatives


High School diploma or equivalent required

Certification as CRCST-IAHCSMM

Certified CS/SPD or Surgical Technician preferred

Certified Registered Central Service Technician

Experience as OR Scrub Technician and/or Sterile Processing Technician in supervisor role preferred

Minimum of 2 years of experience in Sterile Processing required

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