The University of Kansas Hospital - Patient Care Support Careers

Sterile Processing Liaison 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 Liaison


Anticipates the needs of the surgical team and participates in daily rounds.

Contributes to the internal review of department standards.

Coordinates an inventory of instruments and assures that patient/physician needs for specialty surgical instrumentation are met.

Coordinates sterile processing functions that are necessary to support the OR which includes the decontamination, processing and sterilization of surgical instruments, and processing of the turnover of instruments for immediate use.

Coordinates with the SP manager to execute plans and projects as necessary to assure continuous performance improvement to the job's responsibilities.

Functions as preceptor for new employees for all surgical specialties.

Participates as a member of the team; active in Performance Improvement and understands relationships between organizational and SPD activities.

Performs routine job duties of the Surgical Technician in Sterile Processing.

Provides recommendations on the storage and deletion of instruments on the core storage racks.

Responds to immediate physician's needs; develops and implements permanent solution in conjunction with Service Team members and the Sterile Processing

Serves as liaison between the SP department and the OR department to assure smooth, uninterrupted daily instrument support while role facilitates continuous communications and performance improvement as it relates to surgical instruments.


High School diploma or equivalent required

Graduate of a Surgical Technology Program preferred

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

Minimum of two years of experience in Sterile Processing required

Certified Registered Central Service Technician within 6 months of hire

Certified CS/SPD or Surgical Technician preferred

Certification as CRCST-IAHCSMM required

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