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Job Title:  Technical Instructor - Nationwide Opportunity

Req ID:  24125
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37341


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

What will you do as a STERIS Technical Training Instructor?

At STERIS, we don't just train new employees. We provide continued product, procedure, and best practice training to our Customers, tenured employees and clients at all levels. This means you might work with new employees such as our Sterile Processing Technicians and even some of our Customers employees that use and work with and on our equipment on a daily basis.


  • You will be tasked with training our employees, Customers, clients, and other business partners on STERIS equipment, best practices, software, and procedures amongst other duties.
  • Train through various modes of delivery including but not limited to Classroom and Virtual lectures, group discussions and role plays, simulations, testing and evaluation, team exercises, asynchronous, virtual/remote training delivery, etc.
  • Conducts technical and related training programs both at Company sites and off-site as needed to teach, mentor, coach and/or monitor new and seasoned employees/Customers attending courses or using training equipment/facilities.
  • Assist in the creation of training programs, including outline text, handouts, and tests, and designs exercises, applying sterile processing knowledge to ensure adherence to standards of practice established by OSHA, FDA, AORN, DNV, and AAMI.
  • Skillfully and masterfully demonstrates procedures being taught while applying knowledge of all/some of the following, infection control policies and procedures, quality control according to the standards set by OSHA, FDA, AORN, DNV, and AAMI, testing equipment, and standard operating procedures.
  • Develops, coordinates and implements competencies for new hire orientation
  • Perform classroom duties as required to train STERIS and CUSTOMER personnel according to assigned curriculums.
  • These duties include, but are not limited to, classroom lecture, group discussions/role plays, testing and evaluation, interactive/distance training, etc.
  • Perform Lab/Practicum duties as required to train students according to assigned curriculums.

What experience will you need to be a successful STERIS Technical Training Instructor?


  • Minimum Associates Degree in Healthcare or relevant field, and Certification in an approved instructor training program and/or 4-6 year’s experience in formal (adult) training; or High School diploma and Certification in an approved instructor training program and/or 10+ years’ experience in formal (adult) training; industrial, vocational or technical training is highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in in Healthcare or relevant field highly preferred. 


Experience / Skills / Requirements:

  • Must possess clear oral and written communication skills. Must have strong ability to mentor colleagues in all areas of training expertise to enhance other instructor’s skills.
  • Experience with classroom and eLearning instructional development and delivery accompanied with strong facilitation, influencing, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Capability to build and maintain learner interest during training.
  • Must possess the ability to develop lesson plans based on available curriculum materials, including course outlines, equipment manuals, engineering materials.
  • Must be able to support the development of training aids, including simulators, e-learning courses, video presentation, distance learning, etc.
  • Ability to translate complex topics and ideas and communicate them in an easy-to-understand form.
  • Must have a desire to work, train, educate and communicate for extended periods of time.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and use of LMS applications; database program experience is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to form strong relationships with employees and internal/external Customers.


Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

What can STERIS offer you?

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual merit and bonus plans
  • Business travel and all related expenses paid
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement


STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  24125
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37341

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