Manager of Sterile Processing

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Central Sterilization
Hours / Pay Period
Marian Regional Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour


About Marian Regional Medical Center

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care, and is a designated STEMI Receiving Center (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) in Santa Barbara County.  Santa Barbara County STEMI receiving programs earned the Silver Award from the American Heart Association for excellence in patient care. Marian has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. In addition, Marian has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award. The medical center’s cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast.  The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012.  The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology program on the Central Coast providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at


Dignity Health Central Coast

Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community’s access to health care.  For more information, visit:


The Manager of Sterile Processing maintains 24-hour accountability for unit operations. The Manager will coordinate the care, processing, and provision of surgical instrumentation throughout the service area. The Manager maintains appropriate inventories of surgical instruments and special orders and coordinates services for optimal efficiency in the OR. The Manager participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives. The Manager will develop and oversee the unit's budget ensuring quality of the services and cost effectiveness.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years past related experience or experience as a Supervisor.
  • Consistent with discipline with demonstrated knowledge and experience in current clinical techniques and procedures in area of specialty.
  • IAHCSMM- Certified Registered Central Services Tech) as a Sterilization Credential required.
  • BLS required. 
  • Certified Surgical Technician, or Sterile Processing Technician
  • Demonstrates solid managerial, administrative, scheduling, planning, and budgeting skills in addition to advanced technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrates acceptance a higher level of accountability than a supervisor.
  • Demonstrates the basic knowledge and desire necessary to accomplish the job of management others.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Written and verbal skills.
  • Travel to service area sites required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • RN or Certified Surgical Tech preferred. 


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