Job Title:  Manager I, Sterile Processing- Travel

Req ID:  36774
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

San Antonio, TX, US, 78112


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.

 This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

How You Will Make a Difference

Are you currently leading your team but want to take the next step in management? Maybe you are already in management but want to continue with a company that offers more career growth? If so, we’d love to discuss you joining our industry-leading team as a Sterile Processing Manager.


STERIS works with healthcare systems nationwide to make sure that their facilities are ready for anything that comes their way. In these facilities, the Sterile Processing Department is a central part of that mission, and the Sterile Processing Manager is the leader. This is a multi-faceted leadership role, handling everything from scrubbing in to meeting with senior leaders. 


We are looking for smart, effective leaders who are willing to learn. Some of our most successful employees in this role have previous experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, process improvement, or sterile processing. $7500.00 Sign On Bonus! #LI-AP1

What You Will Do

Be A Leader

  • Supervise and coordinate the SPD team in day to day operations, lead training efforts, and ensure proper policy implementation
  • Interview and hire new employees, and coach existing employees to meet company objectives and Customer requirements
  • Assist Sterile Processing Technicians with instrument processing as needed


Be A Partner

  • Communicate and foster relationships with all levels of hospital staff and STERIS leadership
  • Deliver Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and review quality metrics with Customers


Be Process Driven

  • Ensure proper processes are followed by all Sterile Processing team members for compliance with industry standards and regulations
  • Partner with the Continuous Improvement team to streamline processes and create an effective and efficient work environment

What You Need to Be Successful

  • 5+ years of Sterile Processing Department experience required
  • 2 years in an SPD supervisory/leader position.

Computer Skills                    

  • Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; instrument tracking systems and employee management systems. 
  • Must be capable of learning additional software as required. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations  

  • 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.
  • Additional certification for SPD Management/Leadership is preferred.  
  • If assigned to travel, must maintain valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance and be available to operate a vehicle as needed to meet travel requirements.

Other Skills and Abilities                    

  • Extensive medical instrument knowledge. 
  • Knowledge of sterilization and processing equipment. 
  • Knowledge of healthcare logistics and supply chain management. 
  • Extensive knowledge of Sterile Processing, Operating Room and Material Management functions. 
  • Must meet with contracted and potential clients, develop and consult on presentations relating to the department’s functions.  Must possess the ability to teach central processing certification courses. 

Other Qualifications                    

  • Ability to manage the day-to-day operations of multiple healthcare central sterile/sterile processing departments; ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment on a daily basis.   

Physical Demands  
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, talk, see & hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

What We're Offering You in Return

Employees are what makes a company great, so we believe it’s important to take care of them just like we take care of our Customers and their patients. In addition to being a global organization and industry leader with ample room to grow your career, we also offer benefits including Medical/Vision/Dental, Paid Time Off, and a 401(k) with company match.


As a global leader in healthcare solutions, STERIS gives you the security and support of a large company in an industry that makes a difference. Whether you’re looking for the next step in leadership or an opportunity to make an impact in a new industry, click the apply button below. Let’s create a healthier and safer world, together.

Pay range for this opportunity is $67,060.00 - $90,279.00. This position is eligible for [BONUS PARTICIPATION] OR a [INSERT COMMISSION RATE RANGE, IF APPLICABLE] commission.

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 a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers 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:  36774
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

San Antonio, TX, US, 78112

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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