Seattle Children's Hospital Sterile Processing Manager in Seattle, Washington

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

In 2018, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 26th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it is delivering frontline care to our patients and families, or the day-to-day interactions with our colleagues, our values are the fabric of our culture and community.

As a Sterile Processing Manager you will develop, implement and manage a dynamic and responsive Sterile Processing department. Responsible for maintaining sterilization techniques, documentation of the sterilization process, improving the quality of services performed, and for identifying, analyzing and implementing effective customer service. Manages a 24-hour department and multiple smaller departments providing patient care services to inpatient and outpatient facilities. Ensures staff provides high quality infection control and patient focused services to members which comply with local, state, and federal requirements. Develops and maintains budgets and ongoing staff development.

  • At least five (5) years of leadership experience in sterile processing, inventory and logistics management from a diverse industry background, including health care.

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from an accredited university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Credentials: n/a


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field.

  • Lean Enterprise and/or Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) training/certification.

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

Job ID / Requisition Number: 2019-30186

FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)

Shift: Day/Evening/Night Shift

Street: 4800 Sand Point Way NE