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University of Utah Health Materials Operations Specialist - (Huntsman) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


We are University of Utah Health. As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


  • This position is responsible for material operations functions and additionally provides support and management of central service functions to ensure that the quality and quantity of equipment, carts and trays needed is available for patient needs.

  • This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.


  • Save 50% on Tuition (Tuition reduced for eligible employees attending the University of Utah)

  • Health Coverage, Dental Coverage, Life Insurance

  • Retirement

  • Paid Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays per year

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

How to Apply:

  • Submit your application online

  • Upload most recent up dated resume with work history and experience.


  • Orders, receives, inspects, stores, issues and ships equipment, materials and supplies for various departments.

  • Monitors readiness for patient use of back up equipment located in storeroom.

  • Monitors location and readiness of Crash Carts for patient use.

  • Coordinates purchase of consumables for Crash Cart, kits, intubation and other specialty carts.

  • Cleans and replenishes Crash carts, intubation and specialty carts/kits.

  • Provides support and training on equipment cleaning to material operations staff.

  • Provides support and training on crash cart, intubation and specialty cart replenishment.

  • Maintains Conexus database of equipment, users and handheld devices.

  • Provides training on Conexus database and equipment scanning.

  • Develops reports tracking volume and turnover of cleaned equipment.

  • Supports equipment recall, repair and preventative maintenance needs (coordinated with Biomed).

  • Obtains RGA and prepares devices for shipping to vendors for repair (coordinated with Biomed).

  • Conducts cleanliness and bacterial load testing by individual to support infection control measures.

  • Conducts annual inventory of equipment and assets.

  • Makes recommendations for equipment purchases to support patient care.

  • Conducts annual staff training and updates training guides as necessary.

  • Coordinates equipment returns to/from the University Hospital.

  • Supports Biomed initiatives to tag equipment for repair appropriately.

  • Supports patient care areas with feedback/training/presentations of equipment issues.

  • May clean and sanitize patient use equipment using industry standard cleaning products and techniques.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills.

  • Experience with database management, Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Ability to work some afternoon or evening hours as needed to conduct training/projects.


Qualifications Required

  • Two years of experience in materials management and central service functions.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Experience with Connexus Asset system.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds any may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving objects. The incumbent may face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated body fluids, used needles, razor blades, knives, bone shavings, pieces of glass, and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job and must wear protective attire at all times.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted

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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 52899
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule M-F 12pm-8:30pm
Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Patient Care? No
State UT
Category Supply Chain