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Supervisor- Materials Management- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Job ID: 213410
Category: Materials Management/Purchasing/Contracts Management
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: To Be Determined

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Department of Materials Management at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Supervisor:


  • Responsible for supervision of Materials Management distribution and patient equipment staff. Insures all related Materials duties are completed. Areas include, par stocking inpatient areas with medical supplies, linen and oxygen.


  • Responsible for the supervision all distribution staff and the Patient Equipment Coordinator including to but limited to sufficient staffing, staff performance and adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies.
  • Meets with key Nursing, Administrative and Support Departments to advance internal specialty equipment program ( introduces new technology, processes and procedures) and monitors effectiveness of interventions.
  • Inventory management. Runs and analyzes data in Crystal reports and Lawson . Communicates with outside vendors to ensure that adequate par levels are on hand at all times.
  • Monitors all pending equipment orders such that prompt delivery of equipment and supplies is achieved from vendors and to requesting departments.
  • Makes frequent rounds to insure appropriate service levels are being performed.
  • Insures all soiled equipment ( IV pumps, commodes, traction etc) is retrieved and cleaned for reuse.
  • Insures all soiled linen is removed from inpatient areas and Emergency Department
  • Maintaining proper inventory levels and working with staff to ensure proper issuing/charging.
  • Maintains membership to Bed Flow Committee


  • Driver's License

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Preferred), in Supply Chain Management, Materials Management or other related field
  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • 3+ years Experience with Inventory Systems
  • 3+ years Health Care experience
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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