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The University of Kansas Health System Sterile Processing Manager in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

Under the direction of the Director of Sterile Processing Operations, the Sterile Processing Manager has responsibility to manage the Sterile Processing program and ensure that instrumentation for the Main OR and other ancillary areas are processed, stored and delivered in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Facilitates effective communication in the Sterile Processing department articulating the status of team vision/goals as well as how the department fits into the division’s strategic plan and business operations service model

  • Responsible for a business operations specific performance management system for Sterile Processing Department efficiency, quality, customer satisfaction and productivity – manages the quality system by facilitating team work with staff and other department resources

  • Identifies customer reported issues with products and determines action plans, educational/coaching, and process improvement opportunities to achieve and maintain high customer satisfaction

  • Incorporates training and evaluation of orientation, competency, daily performance and formal coaching.

  • Collaborates with of the members of the Perioperative Services Department to provide optimal outcomes as related to instrumentation.

  • Sets expectations and ensures compliance with department, division, hospital and state/federal standards and regulations.

  • Utilizes resources efficiently to standardize product inventory while maintaining an economically viable and safe environment.

  • Collaborates with industry and hospital departments to introduce new policies and procedures related to Sterile Processing Department.

  • Provides data/reports to leadership facilitating quality care, resource utilization and needed support

  • Models organizational skills to support the identified diviision goals and outcomes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 4 years’ experience as a Sterile Processing Supervisor

  • Surgical Technician and/or Sterile Processing Technician with a minimum 3 years of experience leading projects and teams

  • Certification as CRCST- IAHCSMM; Certified Registered Central Service Technician

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint proficiencies

  • Proficiency in instrument tracking software systems, preferred knowledge of Sonar and SPM


  • Experience as Sterile Processing Supervisor

  • Certification as CHL - IAHCSMM; Certification in Health Care Leadership

Requisition ID: 2020-24067

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com

Street: 4000 Cambridge Street