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Surgical Materials Specialist II

Job ID: 95720 Date posted: May 14, 2019

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Sterile Processing
  • Business Operations Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time


This Surgical Materials Specialist position is responsible for the purchase, organization, maintenance and technical planning of all supplies and equipment. Oversees the daily activities and sets guidelines for Materials Assistants. Will be working in collaboration with Surgical Services, Materials Management, and Information Systems
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is comprised of 3 Sterile Processing Department (SPD) areas.  A main SPD and a satellite SPD area located within the Main Operating Room and within the Grossmont Plaza Surgery Center.  The satellite SPD areas perform many duties to include dirty decontamination, washing instruments, instrument tray assembly, pulling cases, etc.  The Main SPD provides terminal sterilization of the instruments sets for the main Operating, GPSC, and the Women's Center OR's as well as procedural areas.  This person will be responsible for approximately 25 employees.  Total surgical cases between the 3 areas perform approximately 13,500 cases annually.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County

Full Time - Day position
Variable start and stop times
Monday through Friday
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • A minimum of one year in a hospital setting handling and accountable for supplies
  • Experience within a surgical services department
  • Knowledge of hospital practice in areas of purchasing and supply
  • Experience with organizing inventory data with understanding of computer data for input and readout
  • Experience and knowledge of surgical services equipment, supplies and needs
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree, or evidence of further study in business administration or management in related fields
  • Ability to read and understand budget reports

Physical Requirements of position may be discussed at time of interview


Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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