Job Title:  Supervisor, Sterile Processing - Travel

Req ID:  38347
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Pensacola, FL, US, 32505


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.

Position Summary

Provides on-site leadership, support, training, Customer Service, and communication regarding the reprocessing of surgical instruments and staff management to contracted facilities in compliance with STERIS Standard Work or QMS and the Department of Health, TJC, DNV, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facility goals and policies. Coordinates and oversees day-to-day operations of the STERIS IPS sterile processing team. This position requires up to 100% travel.


  • Provides supervision and leadership of Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and/or Operating Room Liaison at the assigned facility and shift.
  • Performs observations to identify process improvement opportunities within operations and employee performance and compliance.
  • Oversees and supports daily operations of all activities that relate to the proper reprocessing of reusable medical supplies and instrumentation including decontamination, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilization, and storage processes within all set professional standards and regulations.
  • Coordinates the repair and replacement of broken instrumentation and equipment; may assist manager in order process.
  • Promotes best demonstrated practices with co-workers through open communication and continuous improvement of skills and ensures department and employee adherence to standard work.
  • Follows chain of command within hospital and STERIS regarding identified problems or issues to ensure proper communication and resolution.
  • Answers and responds to calls from the OR and other end-users during and after regular business hours as required by the contract.
  • Assists manager in review of all required documentation related to STERIS Standard Operating Procedures and facility policies. Responsible, in collaboration with the manager, for scheduling new STERIS employee orientation, on-the-job training, in-service education and quality assurance programs when needed.
  • Holds employees accountable to performance and processing standards by providing daily coaching and feedback.
  • Understands STERIS and facility policies and procedures ensuring staff’s adherence to applicable policies and procedures
  • Responsible for supporting employee progression and retention by driving employee engagement activities, holding regular performance discussions, and removing obstacles preventing employees from developing in their career.



Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. 4 years of hands-on SPD experience with one year of leadership, including lead, experience.
  2. CRCST or CBSPD Certification and additional certification (i.e. instrument specialist, flexible endoscope, healthcare leader, manager, STERIS Assessment) required. If not certified at point of hire, both certifications must be obtained within 12 months of hire.
  3. Must maintain valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance and be available to operate a vehicle as needed to meet travel requirements.
  4. Must be able to travel across the US and pass the Customer’s background and medical standards for credentialing purposes.
  5. Must be able to be compliant with hospital/customer credentialing requirements

Preferred Experience


  1. Previous Supervisory experience. (1 Year)
  2. Current Certified Healthcare Leader (CHL) or Certified in Sterile Processing Management (CSPM).


  1. Basic computer skills and aptitude.
  2. Understands and promotes concepts of the Lean work environment.
  3. Must be capable of learning software programs (including instrument tracking and timekeeping and payroll systems) and/or hardware as required.
  4. Understand and promotes the development of individual employee objectives.

Pay range for this opportunity is $51.120,00 - $67.095,00.This position is eligible for bonus. 

Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.

Employees (and their families) may enroll in our company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, health savings account, voluntary benefits, supplemental life/AD&D plans and the company’s 401k plan. Employees are covered by an employee assistance program (also available to household members) and long-term disability. Full-Time Employees are also eligible for short-term disability.  Full-time Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service and paid Holidays. Part-time employees working 20 or more hours receive a pro-ration of the full-time PTO allocation and paid Holidays based on their standard hourly work week. Full-Time employees are eligible for four weeks of paid parental leave. Part-time employees also receive paid parental leave, pro-rated based on their standard hourly work week.


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.

Req ID:  38347
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Pensacola, FL, US, 32505

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

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