Job Description

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Hiring Salary Range
$63,400 - $120,00 /year
Hillcrest Medical Center
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Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

#120120 Central Sterile Supply Manager

Extended Review Date: Tue 1/31/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/05/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/14/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Central Sterile Manager 1 applies managerial skills and technical experience to oversee sterile processing department operations. Determines optimal deployment of personnel and resources to achieve quality objectives. Ensures compliance with internal policy and external regulations.

The Central Sterile Manager 1 key responsibilities include: Managing the daily operations in central sterile processing; Manages and oversees subordinate supervisors and staff providing expertise, technical consultation, training, and problem resolution; Ensures adherence to sterile processing policies, procedures and regulatory requirements; Participates in continuous quality and safety assessment programs and process improvement initiatives; Participates in the establishment of quality standards for sterilization, decontamination, and disposal of equipment and supplies; Ensures processes conform to regulatory standards, organizational policies and protocols; Identifies potential opportunities for process improvement and presents recommendations to senior managers.

Analyzes supply levels to ensure cost efficiency, item expiration compliance and appropriate stock; Assists with cost analysis; Responsible for human resources management including recruitment, training, performance management and evaluation, corrective action and retention; Responsible for system functionality, quality control, regulatory compliance, and resource utilization; Promotes staff development and supports educational strategies that develop competency; Keeps up to date with advances in field; Maintains effective communication with client departments to identify needs, improve efficiency, and support the delivery of high-quality patient care; Others duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Seven (7+) or more years of relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated expertise and thorough knowledge of all aspects of sterile processing operations.


  • Central Service Technician certification awarded by a NCCA accredited organization (e.g. IAHCSMM, CBSPD)preferred.


  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must pass physical, drug screen and TB test.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $63,400 - $142,800 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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