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University of Utah Health Materials Operations Support 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 participating in and overseeing the ordering, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing and shipping of equipment, materials and supplies for various departments.

  • The incumbent is responsible for inventorying and restocking materials and patient care supplies including clean linen, crash cart equipment and intubation boxes.

  • Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for cleaning patient use equipment and ensuring that safety inspections, preventive maintenance and calibrations are completed prior to scheduled expiration dates.

  • This position is not responsible for providing care for 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

  • 11 Paid Holidays per year

Corporate Overview: University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics is an integrated academic healthcare system with five hospitals including a level 1 trauma center, eleven community health centers, over 1,600 providers, and a health plan serving over 200,000 members. University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. In addition to our clinical delivery system, we have a School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Health providing education and training for over 1,250 providers annually. We have over 2 million patient visits annually and research grants exceeding $350 million.

How to Apply:

  • Submit your application online

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


  • Supports response to product recall notices.

  • Orders, receives and oversees the ordering and receipt of materials, equipment, stock and supplies for the organization.

  • Uses the department's computer system to maintain verification of all transactions.

  • Maintains a record of stock received and issued to departments.

  • Inspects and verifies that received stock meets specifications and that orders are complete.

  • Resolves order problems with vendors and departments, as necessary.

  • Stores articles by style, size, material, etc. according to departmental procedures.

  • Rotates supplies to ensure that items do not expire before use.

  • Delivers goods to the appropriate areas on a routine or STAT basis.

  • Maintains a clean, sanitary and orderly storeroom.

  • Performs various clerical duties such as data entry of requisitions and receipts and answering phones.

  • Answers staff questions regarding storeroom activities, as required, to ensure that quality service is delivered.

  • Documents patient charges for equipment use and specialty cart supplies.

  • Cleans and sanitizes patient use equipment using industry standard cleaning products and techniques.

  • Maintains acceptable scores for ATP surface testing for infection control.

  • Ensures that safety inspections, preventive maintenance and calibrations on equipment are completed prior to scheduled expiration dates.

  • Delivers clean linen to various hospital and clinic locations following a predetermined par level.

  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

  • May oversee the delivery or distribution of goods by filling requisitions and comparing nomenclature, stock numbers, etc.

  • May handle the packaging and shipping of packages.

  • May make decisions regarding the physical layout of the storeroom.

  • May assist in the counting, sorting and folding of linen.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

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

  • Demonstrated understanding of equipment processing sanitation techniques.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard warehousing.

  • Demonstrated computer literacy, mathematical and problem solving skills.


Qualifications Required

  • Six (6) months of customer service, shipping and receiving or stock room experience, or the equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Valid, current Utah driver's license with proof of insurability.

  • Completion of a medical terminology course within one year of employment.

  • Previous storeroom supervision and employee leadership experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

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

  • This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing assistance to patients. The incumbent may face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood and blood products, chemotherapy solutions and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job.

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

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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 Health 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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

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 61512

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Evening

Work Schedule 2:30-11pm, M-F

Clinical/Non-Clinical Status Non-Clinical

Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital - Kathryn F. Kirk Center

Workplace Set Up On-site


State UT


Category Facilities/Trades/Materials