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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Manager, Central Processing Department in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description


The Central Processing Department (CPD) at MSK oversees the sterilization and distribution of all instruments and equipment for over 25,000 surgical cases annually. We are looking for a confident, dynamic professional who thoroughly understands central processing and can help lead our team in providing excellent service.


  • Knowledgeable on all technical aspects of CPD and able to apply this knowledge to advance departmental and organizationalgoals.

  • Motivated to succeed and passionate about CPD work quality and overall patient safety.

  • A good decision-maker with proven success at making timely decisions and strategic planning.

  • Have excellent project management skills.

  • Adept at managing conflict situations directly and equitably, settling differences in productive ways.

  • A masterful team-builder able to craft effective teams where individuals apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

  • Focused on creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

  • Leader who thinks innovatively and creatively about their work, has strong negotiation skills which enable them to work effectively and efficiently with a large multidisciplinary group..


  • Direct and supervise activities of staff in assigned areas; Hire, orient, train, discipline, and evaluate the performance of staff; Provide guidance, feedback, and opportunities for development, as appropriate.

  • Monitor area operations and prioritize workflow to meet the needs of the clinical areas and ensure an efficient and financially sound operation.

  • Ensure all departmental activities meet compliance standards.

  • Drive productivity and maintain a high-level work quality to meet clinical needs and expectations.

  • Complete all required documentation, produce necessary reports, and maintain records required meeting expectations of all regulatory and accrediting agencies.

  • Manage department budget and establish controls.

  • Ensure the practice of proper infection control and safety protocols throughout the department in compliance with department guidelines, Infection Control and Safely Department Policies and regulatory agencies.

  • Monitor the maintenance of departmental equipment and associated records per regulatory requirement.


  • Central Processing Certification (required)

  • Bachelor's degree (required); major in Healthcare Administration (preferred)

  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience (required)

  • Previous supervisory experience (required)



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2018-27020

CategoryAllied Health - All