Job Title:  Manager II, Sterile Processing - Travel, $7,500 Sign On

Req ID:  32269
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Phoenix, CT, US, 85053


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

Oversees the management and facilitates production, projects, and quality within Customer IPS engagements. Ensures Customer’s expectations are met by managing activities and complying with contractual obligations.  Provides on-site support, training and communication to contracted facilities sterile processing department management and personnel.  Ensures SPD compliance with the Department of Health, JC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards and facility policies and procedures.



  • Ability to develop and manage an engaged team to provide excellent day-to-day service that meets the Customer’s needs and contractual obligations
  • Focused on continuous improvement and possesses the ability to engage and coach
  • Interviews, hires, assists with training, coaches and disciplines employees to meet company objectives and Customer requirements
  • Possesses the ability to build and maintain a culture of EE Engagement and Retention through regular communication and on-going training
  • Utilize staffing tools and communicate to Customer the appropriate staff mix and properly align staff with fluctuating demand



  • Ensures delivery of Customer Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and conducts regularly scheduled meetings with Customer(s) to review quality metrics
  • Ability to mentor the front-line leadership team in building relationships with the Customer service line coordinators



Duties - cont'd

  • Develop higher level relationships within the Customer organization including but not limited to OR Managers, Directors & V.P.’s including the ability to manage Customer expectations within the scope of work.
  • Resolves client issues in a timely and efficient manner
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of the contract(s) and supports with educating and training Customer leadership in all aspects of contracted services



  • Demonstrates complete understanding of the STERIS standard processes and possesses the ability to implement and hold the team accountable through leadership routines
  • Ensures proper operational processes are followed by all members of the STERIS IMS team in conjunction with the Department of Health JC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI, AORN standards and facilities goals and policies
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of all administrative documents and functions (time records, count sheets, inventories, billing, etc.) required by the Customer and STERIS
  • Manages an operating budget for STERIS and understands that all decisions can have a financial impact and manages within the budget
  • Uses STERIS playbook and related tools to identify areas of deficiencies and creates Corrective Action Plans to manage improvement

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of leadership experience in SPD or related field or High School diploma with 8+years of SPD experience with 5 years of leadership role in SPD or related field
  2. Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (4+ Years)
  3. Must have experience in process management and quality control (3+ Year)
  4. Active certification in sterile processing/central sterile via CBSPD or HSPA required. If not certified at point of hire, it must be obtained within 12 months of hire
  5. Must be able to be compliant with hospital/customer credentialing requirements.

Preferred Experience

  1. Instrument tracking software and employee management system experience (1+ Years)
  2. Medical instrument knowledge (1+ Years)
  3. Knowledge of Sterile Processing, Operating Room and Material Management functions a plus (1+ Years)


  1. Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  2. Possess an understanding of accountability tools - Coaching documents, MBOs, Performance Reviews
  3. Ability to stay calm and maintain a high level of professionalism under high pressure situations
  4. Ability to conduct root cause analysis
  5. Ability to build project plans

Pay range for this opportunity is $77,800.00 - $104,727.00.This position is eligible for bonus.   This postion is a full time, salaried, employed , Remote/Nationwide travel postion.  $ 7,500 Sign on 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:  32269
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Phoenix, CT, US, 85053

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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