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SPD Lead Technician

North Memorial Health

North Memorial Health

Maple Grove, MN, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Requisition Number: 508031

Why North Memorial Health?

At North Memorial Health you will be a valuable member of our inclusive and nurturing team that values professional growth, offering big benefits like tuition reimbursement and a supportive culture with a world of education and training opportunities.

Our health system encompasses two hospital locations in Robbinsdale and Maple Grove as well as a network of 25 clinics which includes 13 primary clinics, 6 specialty clinics, 4 urgent care/urgency centers and emergency care offerings covering five counties. Our Robbinsdale Hospital, established in 1954, is a 385-bed facility recognized as the top Level 1 Trauma center for 25 years, as well as serving as a Level II pediatric trauma center, and Level III NICU. Our Maple Grove Hospital was established in 2009, is a 134-bed facility recognized as a top hospital in the state for Women and Children Care, with a Level III NICU, and is the largest Family Birth Center in the state (~5,000 deliveries per year and over 60,000 babies delivered). Both have been named to the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals® list, 2023 Women’s Choice Award Best Hospitals list.

Benefits the North Way!

As North Memorial Health is a non-profit organization you are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness program. Most part-time and all full-time positions are eligible for benefits.

  • Adoption Reimbursement up to $3000 per child!
  • Child Care Discount Program with New Horizon 10% off weekly childcare tuition!
  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement
  • 24/7 Fitness Center Access for all benefit eligible team members!

Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At North Memorial Health we recognize that the strength of our team lies in our diversity and make every effort to embrace the unique contributions and experiences of each person on our team. We strive to ensure that everyone feels like they are a valuable part of our community, with initiatives that reinforce our belief in diversity, equity, and inclusivity, to promote a workforce that enables authenticity, as we want to be our best when providing effective services to our patients. We acknowledge and celebrate the unique traditions, backgrounds, languages, beliefs, and customs of our community, and want everyone to feel welcome. Through our DE&I initiatives we hope to dispel myths, assumptions, and acts of implicit bias. Some of these initiatives include:

  • Addressing system racism and inequities through our Safer Work Environment (Safer) initiative
  • Use of pronoun badges and preferred names
  • Encouraging cultural awareness through education and training

About this position

The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Lead Technician works under the supervision of the SPD Supervisor and is responsible for providing SPD services to meet the needs of neonate, infant, adolescent, adult and geriatric customers. In addition, the lead is responsible for the direction and coordination of functions, personnel and activities in SPD. Actively and consistently demonstrates the mission, vision, values and guiding principles of Maple Grove Hospital.

Requirements

Education

• High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

• 1+ years' experience in Sterile Processing required, lead experience preferred.
• Possesses knowledge of surgical instruments, common medical terminology and abbreviations relating to surgical procedures.
• Solid PC skills including the MS Suite.
• Demonstrated ability to lead, guide, mentor and inspire staff.
• Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information (both in written and oral form), clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience.
• Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict in a positive manner. Has an awareness of, responds to, and considers the needs, feelings and capabilities of others.
• Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations.
• Ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.
• Must be able to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Licensure/Certification

The North Memorial Health System is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification listed, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may still be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Work Group: Maple Grove

Hours per two week pay period: 80

Shift: Day/Evening/Night 8 hours

Weekend Requirement: Weekends by Department Rotation

Call Requirement: Occasional Call

Remote or On-site: On-site

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Benefits: Yes