Oregon Health & Science University

Periop Materials Supervisor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
HC.Periop Supply Chain
Salary Range
$57,969.34 - $86,831.94 per year
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Oregon by the U.S. News & World Report, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture. Find out more here: https://www.ohsu.edu/about/ohsu-vision-mission-and-values and https://youtu.be/6C-lws1q5cY


OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:

  • Full Time Benefits
    • Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Several retirement plans to choose from! – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)
  • Vacation - up to 200 hours per year depending on length of service
  • Sick Leave - 96 hours per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Raises
  • Employee discounts to local and major businesses
  • Growth/Development Opportunities

We want you, apply and work with us today! https://www.ohsu.edu/


Responsible for direction, coordination, and supervision of the activities for material management staff. Serves as an expert resource for OHSU on supply issues. Has a budget conscience and facilitates tasks to maximize the efficiency of the material team. Monitors and follows up on quality indicators and solution benchmarks

Function/Duties of Position

  • Oversees the hiring/termination of material management staff. Participates in performance appraisals for staff. Oversee and coordinate staff training to ensure adequate skill levels within department. Initiates disciplinary actions and work plan as needed. Resolves work related issues such as performance, interpersonal conflicts, workload, and scheduling. Uses discretion in discussion related to staffing or personal concerns. Promotes professional development and contributes to the professional growth of others.
  • Assist & Support Periop Material Manager & Supporting Services in the planning, growth and expansion of department to include new products and technologies. Works collaboratively with Manager to create a united management team for future goals and the day to day operational function.
  • Facilitates departmental in-services and assists with training and coaching of employees. Encourages successful team development by actively involving staff in planning, decision-making and solving team conflicts.
  • Oversees and supports the value analysis activities at OHSU in regards to item evaluation, approval, and item file setup
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in problem solving and decision-making. Demonstrates confidentiality regarding patient and co-worker information according to the OHSU Code of Conduct and Human Resource policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in problem solving and decision-making. Demonstrates confidentiality regarding patient and co-worker information according to the OHSU Code of Conduct and Human Resource policies and procedures.
  • Oversees various personnel actions including, but not limited to, contract interpretations, hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations and other related activities.

Required Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: 3-5 years Material Management and Coordination in Perioperative Services

  • Ability to utilize material management data systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret reports to determine trends in utilization and product requirements.
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates expertise in material management matters
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Additional Details


All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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