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University of Michigan Central Sterile Supply Manager in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Central Sterile Supply Manager

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The Central Endoscope Reprocessing Department (CERD) manager is responsible for administrative and operational goals and objectives of CERD at University Hospital South and C&W/ Mott's Childrens Hospital Pavilion. The position/role is responsible for ensuring that endoscopes/medical devices used for procedures, treatments, etc. are managed in accordance with regulatory and organizational standards and guidelines. This includes but is not limited to: the transport, handling, decontamination, inspection, HLD, in accordance with University of Michigan Health and all applicable regulatory standards, guidelines, procedures, and policies. Serves as a member of the Infection SDS committee. Works in collaboration with All Hospital Segments, Clinic Leadership, Procedural and Operating Room Leadership, nursing/patient care leaders, support services, and staff to manage the processing and availability of endoscopes and associated devices.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Responsible for all subordinate human resource management, development, training and orientation programs.

  • Responsible for dept.-wide communication.

  • Responsible for compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements

  • Ensures the work environment is conducive to a high level of productivity and safety.

  • Oversees educational programs for staff and leadership development.

  • Oversees and performs duties which promote the most effective and efficient use of resources.

  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of all process improvement and quality indicators and managing these indicators to a high performance level.

  • Manages and oversees the endoscope and medical device processing for non-OR sites, units, clinics, diagnostic areas, etc. Responsible for sound fiscal management of the unit including managing to or exceeding forecast targets.

  • Oversees capital and operational budgets (forecasts)

  • Assures unit and supervisory staffing models are reviewed and adjusted accordingly.

  • Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation with all internal and external partners to assure timely processing, disinfection and distribution of endoscopes and other medical devices.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all high-level disinfection policies/procedures are current and practiced consistently.

  • Develops standard work practices. Reviews and monitors Patient Safety Reporting Forms and other quality reports to ensure safe practices are in place and being followed.

  • Maintains and fosters compliance with productivity and first-time quality indicators and criteria.

  • Is responsible for the preparation and publishing of monthly statistical activity reports.

  • Prepares regular reports for SDS committee and other committees as needed.

  • Oversees and ensures compliance and training for the Instrument Tracking System.

  • Ensures proper collection and storage of all associated records for bacteriologic testing, cycle monitoring, and preventative maintenance.

  • Assures compliance with current regulations (Federal, State, and Local) concerning HLD processes.

  • Oversees and assures the selection of the appropriate processing method is used for each item processed.

  • Assures all storage areas and supplies are maintained in a neat, orderly, safe and clean environment.

  • Assures the environment of care is compliant with standards, clean and has required air flow and air exchanges.

  • Assigns other tasks to staff members and performs other tasks as the need dictates

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in the Health Care related field, Administration, Business, Education, Sciences, or other related field. May consider equivalent work experience for the right candidate.

  • Previous management experience and/or project management skills.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of high level disinfection practices.

  • Must possess a Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification or must obtain one within-probationary period of the job.

  • 3-5 yrs. surgical instrument and supply management experience.

  • Specific knowledge in the use, care and handling of endoscopes and related equipment.

  • Competent in the use of Word, Excel and UMHS computer software applications.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, critical thinking and customer service skills.

Desired Qualifications*

  • A Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor certification or equivalent certification.

  • Sterile Processing and Distribution Manager Certification or a Certified Healthcare Leader certification, and/or an agreement to attain this certification within one year of hire.

  • Two or more years of manager experience in Sterile Processing or High Level Disinfection with progressive improvements in staff utilization, workflow, budget management, lean training, administrative and teaching duties.

  • Operating Room/ MPU/Similar experience

Work Schedule

Full time, M-F, weekends as needed. Hours are typically "day shift" however, may flex based on unit needs.

Additional Information

Reports to High Level Disinfection and Education Manager.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Central Sterile Supply Manager

Job Title

Central Supply Manager

Work Location

Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital


MM Centralized Scope Process.

Posting Begin/End Date

6/10/2024 - 6/17/2024

Career Interest

Healthcare Admin & Support

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