Manager Sterile Processing Operating Room Materials - Sterile Processing

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Evening
Hours: Evening


An opportunity exists for a Manager of Sterile Processing and OR Materials Management at Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (HMC) in Hershey, Pennsylvania.  The manager will provide support to the Director and direction to the staff, and facilitates the workflow through the department.  They will have overall responsibility for the cleaning, assembling, packaging, and sterilizing of all instruments and equipment according to CBSPD, AAMI, and IAHCSMM standards; also, will conduct inventories of all materials.  The manager will provide guidance and monitor quality of work assignments for Sterile Processing Technicians and Supply Technicians.  Will also respond to requests from internal and external customers and actively participate in a continuous quality improvement process.   This is a full-time, exempt, evening shift position.  Relocation funds are authorized for this position.   


Associates degree or equivalent experience

Two years of job related experience in a similarly complex surgical services environment

Thorough knowledge of effective sterilizing techniques and processing a variety of surgical instruments used in numerous service lines

Effective organizational, communication, and leadership skills

CRCST and CHL or CIS/CST certifications


Bachelor’s degree 

As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent university hospital, our 548-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center.  . HMC had nearly 75,000 Emergency Department visits and performed over 32,000 surgical cases last year.  Our medical center has 35 operating and procedure rooms prepared to provide surgical care to the community.  Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital and the Heart and Vascular Institute, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases.  Learn more about us at 

Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternative to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife within driving distance in Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking. 




If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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Union: Non Bargained