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Director, Sterile Processing - Sterile Processing

San Diego, California
Job ID 14003 Date posted 10/17/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Sterile Processing


This position has oversight responsibilities for the overall regulatory compliance, quality of operations, staffing, and financial operation of Sterile Processing Department (SPD). The Director will direct, plan, and manage the operations and resources of SPD. This position is part of the Surgical Services Leadership Team working closely with the surgical areas to ensure proactive planning, consistency in performance, and sterility assurance, and increase operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. The Director promotes the development of a motivated and cohesive team and supports educational strategies to enhance staff knowledge with respect to sterile processing. The Director provides excellent service, meets all regulatory requirements, negotiates and manages high-cost contracts and vendors, and develops a comprehensive financial plan.


Bachelor's Degree

Area of Study in a Field Related to the Position

8 Years of Experience

Cert Reg Central Svc Tech (CRCST)

Member of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)

Minimum of 5 years as a leader in an acute hospital setting managing an SPD department

Minimum 5 years experience in healthcare facility in a leadership position with similar product lines and/or activities


Master's Degree

10+ Years of Experience

Certification in Healthcare Central Service or other similar leadership field

Master's degree in Nursing, Business, or Health Care Administration

Minimum 8 years experience in a healthcare facility in a leadership position with similar product lines and/or activities

The expected hiring range for this position is $48.03 to $66.05

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector. The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates. Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity.


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