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Providence Health & Services Sterile Processing Supervisor in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Supervisor,Sterile Processing (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington.

This position is M-F, with a mixture of 3pm-11am or 3pm-1am shifts.

The Supervisor, Sterile Processing (SP) provides supervision and problem solving to staff, and provides day to day management of processes, supplies, and quality improvement projects of Sterile Processing to ensure the highest quality of services is delivered. Supervises regular, on-call and float staff. In conjunction with the Clinical Manager, negotiate and manage supply resources in conjunction with PSPH Purchasing. Oversee information systems necessary for SP functioning in conjunction with Information Services. Evaluate and assure new technology. Supervisor will be active clinically as well as manage the processes.

In this position you will:

  • Staff scheduling and department coverage:

  • Department is staffed to manage workload

  • Collaborates effectively with staff to assure the provision of services.

  • Identifies and addresses clinical and operational issues that impact the provision of services.

  • Monitoring and changing Policies and Procedures:

  • Policy and Procedures are up to date and evidenced based on science and follow the AORN and AMII Standards

  • Employee performance:

  • Employee evaluations completed in timely manner

  • Collaborates with the manager/director in employee performance evaluation

  • Oversees orientation of new staff, documents competency upon completion of orientation and maintains documentation of competencies, orientation etc

  • Maintains Professional growth and development

  • Staff oriented, competent and trained to do job assigned

  • Maintains a strong clinical knowledge base by attending seminars and educational offerings, reading journals, and networking with peers

  • Develops leadership and management skills in a planned approach

  • Oversight of sterilization process:

  • ​​​​​​​Biological processes performed per policy with documentation current and present at all times

  • Monitors and maintains standard of practice for decontamination and sterilization


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a Central Supply Technician (or surgical technology) accredited course.

  • Five (5) years Sterile Processing experience in an acute hospital setting.

  • Two (2) Lead experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in staff training and education.

  • Sterile Processing Certification required upon hire.

  • CHL Certification, Certification in Healthcare Leadership.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 287086