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UPMC Supervisor - Materials Management (St. Margaret Hospital) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Here at UPMC, our employees are devoted to making a profound impact within the communities they serve. We focus on service excellence to provide top care to our patients, health plan members, and employees. We are looking for a person who shares this passion as well to join our team as a Supervisor of Materials Management at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital.

The Supervisor is responsible for operations, quality of service provided, employee development, operating and capital budget accountability, and short/long-term planning. The Supervisor also prepares, maintains, and reprocesses sterile supplies and equipment. Are you eager to be a part of health care excellence? If so, apply today! UPMC also offers one of the best benefits packages in the nation, PTO, retirement plans, and a rewarding career ladder across all departments!


  • Recommend interdepartmental and department policies and procedures on operations in areas of responsibility.

  • Maintain a positive attitude during interactions with all hospital personnel, patients, and visitors.

  • Monitor the completion of employee time cards and associated documentation.

  • Maintain Operating Room linen within Central Service and deliver these linens along with O.R. basins to the O.R. as requested each day.

  • Implement and maintain accurate position descriptions and performance standards for all subordinates; review the job performance of each subordinate on an annual or as required basis and make recommendations to the Manager concerning potential merit increments.

  • Ensure all personnel is aware of hospital policies and procedures; enact disciplinary procedures when appropriate.

  • Maintain an accurate tracking system for all utilized equipment.

  • Implement and interpret monthly activity data for Central Sterile functions; data highlight departmental performances pinpoints problems, develops alternatives, and advises on significant trends.

  • Serve as Central Service representative to the hospital user groups for all operations-related issues, including purchasing/rental issues and financial issues to ensure proper levels of service satisfaction.

  • Repair all non-operational equipment immediately upon arrival into the department.

  • Perform pick-ups of all soiled items, including lab glassware, general medical/surgical supplies, and equipment from the patient units for reprocessing.

  • Select, evaluate, develop, motivate, and counsel subordinates.

  • Clean and prepare all items for reprocessing.

  • Assist in development and monitoring of operating and capital budgets in all areas of responsibility; prepare monthly budget variance reports which examine budgeted versus actual expenditures.

  • Responsible for the batching/preparation of all unit charges and equipment vouchers daily.

  • Make equipment rounds continuously per shift and deliver all serviced equipment to the Distribution Center.

  • Keep the department in a clean and organized fashion, while following the appropriate aseptic techniques at all times.

  • Maintain an awareness of any change in departmental procedures and policies.


  • High School Diploma and 5 years experience OR 4-year degree and 3 years of experience.

  • Supervisory experienced required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 651528856