University of Rochester Oprs Supvr Matls Supply, SMH in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 050 Sterile Processing Department



Supervises and directs activities of materials supply to ensure correct receipt and delivery of medical materials and supplies. Provides facilitation and coordination of materials supply functions on patient care units.


Under general direction and with latitude for independent judgment within the established policies and procedures.

Supervises and directs assigned staff including stock keepers and transport assistants. Develops specific job assignments. Makes decisions within hospital and departmental policy on personnel matters such as vacation. Counsels, participates in the selection process, determines disciplinary action, and reviews performance. Provides training and orientation.

Establishes and maintains positive relationships with patient units and other hospital departments. Serves on administrative committees. Investigates and follows through regarding complaints about service and reports findings to the Manager of Operations. Attends meetings with user departments to resolve operational problems and discuss quality of services.

Investigates product complaints and follows through with appropriate action. Checks stock levels, equipment availability, and monitors the Automatic Cart System. Coordinates movement of supplies to respective areas for credit issuance for inventory system, reprocessing, and repair.

Assists in the development and interpretation of departmental operating policies and procedures and ensures that they are adhered to. Conducts periodic meetings with staff to communicate, review, and discuss procedures and problems related to departmental operations. Prepares minutes of meetings.

Researches and follows through on activity regarding patient and non-patient transport. Responds to emergencies (e.g. blue 100’s).

Compiles data for departmental budgets. Prepares and signs routine correspondence relating to departmental functions. Maintains records pertaining to departmental functions such as personnel and statistics related to work output in an effort to evaluate and monitor services and productivity.

Recommends methods for improving services and productivity.


Bachelor’s degree with course work in business or hospital management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Oprs Supvr Matls Supply, SMH

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 201217

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time