Senior Materials Coordinator

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POST DATE 12/5/2019
END DATE 12/14/2019

Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



Requisition #: 202891
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Dec. 4, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, but in an independent fashion and according to established policies and procedures, oversees receiving, maintenance, storing and issuing of materials, supplies and instruments. Functions include (same as Materials Coordinator): Replenishment of supplies to the cores and OR exchange carts; Return of supplies to the storeroom; building of case carts; delivery of instrument sets; identify and address expired products; receiving / put away deliveries. Additional functions (requiring knowledge, skills and competencies above a Materials Coordinator) include high level understanding of applications and processes: ORMIS utilizing the OR schedule, printing DPCs, utilizing scheduled instrument by case report, etc. SAP perform goods receipt functions, expiree functions, printing labels, par templates, ability to source supplies in all areas of the hospital, understanding of various transaction codes and how they affect inventory management, etc. INSTACOUNT scanning and tracking of sets, creating set requests and collaborating with Central Sterile dept, etc. Furthermore, a Senior Materials Coordinator will be trained in inventory ordering functions so that they can support the supervisor and Lead if needed. They will also take an active role in training new hires as well as provide quality customer service to all people requesting materials, supplies, and instruments. May be called upon to delegate tasks to others in the absence of a Supervisor or Materials Coordinator Team Lead. Interacts with a wide range of Operating Room staff in critical situations to provide direct materials support. Takes inventory and cycle counts. Enters and maintains information on the computer to ensure control over the receipt, storage, pricing distribution and billing of materials. Works promptly and effectively to insure that surgical procedures have all needed supplies and instruments. Utilizes both expense and asset inventory systems to maintain financial and inventory accuracy. Materials Coordinators who meet the experience requirements of a Senior Materials Coordinator, in conjunction with a score of 80% or higher on validation of knowledge, skills and competencies will automatically advance to the rank of Senior Materials Coordinator.


Knowledge of principles for receiving, storing, picking, staging, and shipping materials as well as inventory control computer systems, spreadsheet management, word processing software and basic database skills system acquired from one to two years experience in a related environment. Preferred knowledge of sterile procedure or OR experience.


A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Experience:

Requires a minimum three years of experience in supply chain, materials, inventory, warehouse and/or related customer service. PC and inventory management and control system.


Day Shift, Full Time (40 hours)

8:00am 4:30pm


Work Location:

JHH 600 N. Wolfe St. Baltimore


Requires high level of interpersonal skills and ability to analyze situations. Also need advanced MS Office computer skills.

Demonstrates ability to analyze, plan, and organize multiple projects or responsibilities.

Ability to exercise sound judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information and situations.

Strong oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with diverse groups of people, exchange information, and produce written correspondence.

Ability to influence and negotiate individual and group decision making.

Ability to maintain composure in high stress situations; handling multiple demands and demonstrating flexibility in adapting to changing conditions.

Required Licensure, Certification:


Working Condition

Works in environment where there may be some discomfort due to extremes temperature and the like. May be exposed to hazardous material but with little likelihood of harm if proper safety procedures are followed.

Work requires frequent walking, standing as well as lifting, pushing and pulling of objects up to 50 pounds.

Work frequently produces a high level of mental/visual fatigue due to necessary attention to detail.

Johns Hopkins is a Smoke Free campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.