Materials Specialist I

Sharp Healthcare Coronado, CA

This position is located in Coronado San Diego County


Full Time – Varied Shift

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

* Associates Degree

* Minimum of two (2) years current experience in hospital materials/equipment or healthcare purchasing, or two years related healthcare experience that can transfer to equipment/materials

* Knowledge of medical terminology

* Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment

* Ability to perform duties according to specific written and/or verbal instructions and to accurately maintain written records

* Effective and professional written and verbal communication

* Intermediate level of computer skills

* Must possess decision-making abilities and work independently with minimal supervision

* Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work responsibilities


The Materials Specialist provides for the organization, maintenance, operation, and purchase of equipment and supplies. Assesses and monitors the work environment for safety issues and reports findings. Maintains records of equipment use, repair and preventative maintenance. Assists with preparation of capital budget. Provides staff education in collaboration with Clinical Nurse Specialists and Managers. Serves as a resource to operate and trouble shoot patient care equipment.

The 120-bed facility offers a full range of care options including skilled nursing, sub-acute care, custodial, and hospice care. Our goal is to help our patients live their lives with dignity and in optimal health, heal to the highest degree of functioning possible, and grow in all the ways that have meaning for them.

From emergency services to a nationally recognized total joint replacement program, Sharp Coronado Hospital is a 181-bed facility that has a long tradition of providing top-quality, comprehensive health care.

Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Essential Physical Requirements May Include

* Sitting

* Walking

* Standing

* Twisting (trunk)

* Twisting (neck)

* Bending (waist)

* Flexing/extending (neck)

* Gripping/grasping

* Fine manipulation/pinching

* Reaching below shoulder level

* Reaching above shoulder level

* Climbing

* Lift up to 50 pounds

* Push/pull over 100 pounds

* Carry up to 25 pounds

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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