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Spectrum Health Sterile Processing Tech - Blodgett - Full Time Nights in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Facility: Blodgett Hospital - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Department: Sterile Processing (Bl)

Category: Support Services

Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)

Responsible for inspecting, disinfecting, assembling, processing and distributing patient care instruments, equipment and supplies in accordance with established policies, procedures and AAMI standards. Acts as a role model and resource to peers and other members of the health care team related to processing of equipment, instruments, and supplies. Stores, rotates and ensures all instruments and supplies are correctly labeled.

All employees are required to obtain the Certification (per AAMI standards) in Sterile Processing, through CBSPD or IAHCSMM, within 18 months from date of hire.

Sterile Processing Orientation Exams:

  • All SPD new hires are required to take 6 exams as part of their new hire orientation within the department

  • SPD Test 1, SPD Test 2, SPD Test 3, SPD Test 4, SPD 60-Day Competency, and SPD 90-Day Competency

  • All tests must receive a passing score of 80% or higher

  • If an individual receives a score of less than 80%, they will be required to re-take the exam and must get a score of 80% or higher

  • Failure of 2 exams, original or re-take, will result in dismissal from the department


  • All new hires go through a 90-Day of orientation

  • Orientation takes places 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday for 90 days

  • Once done with orientation, you will then move to your regular shift

Basic Qualifications:

Education - High School Degree equivalent

Licenses -

Sterile Processing and Distribution Tech, Certified (CSPDT) within 18 months

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.