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OR Supply Supervisor

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Work schedule: Mon - Fri, 7:00am to 3:00pm. Some off-shift work as needed.

Responsible for day to day management and long term planning in the OR Supply department.


Essential Job Functions

1. Leading.

  • Maintains appropriate staffing for adequate coverage with case load and responsibilities.

  • Participates in interviews and hiring of new staff in conjunction with the supply chain manager.

  • Responsible for staff employee relations including disciplinary action and terminations.

  • Maintains a positive work environment.

  • Is a role model.

  • Provides rewards and recognition to promote staff acknowledgment.

  • Performs management duties, such as training, coaching, counseling, mentoring, and evaluations to ensure competent staff within the OR Supply Department.

  • Managing the daily operations of the OR Supply department by managing and motivating staff, performing productivity audits, and identifying any training needs to ensure consistent quality and productivity of employees.

2. Assures staff Development.
  • Provides team meetings and agendas for ongoing learning in the department

  • Coordinates with the IC and Product Coordinator on new product and substitutions in the department.

  • Monitors completion of annual reviews and other requirements for the department.

3. Department utilization.
  • Works with IC and Product coordinator to maintain appropriate stock levels in the department.

  • Uses reports to identify areas of concern for utilization of product in the department.

  • Maintains DOH inventory reports for utilization of department inventory.

  • Works with the OR and ancillary departments to maintain par reports showing utilization of par products and establishes guidelines for par stock.

4. Department Relations.

  • Attends internal and external meetings to ensure OR Supply is maintain appropriate levels of service for the customer.

  • Maintains communication with OR Cores to ensure they are aware of any supply issues that may affect the department’s ability to support them.

5. Identifies possible new inventory locations within the Health System by meeting with Service Leaders and Health System Leadership to ensure supply inventory is monitored to help department stay within budgetary parameters.

6. Is able to understand and operationalize the mission, vision, core values, Leadership Standards of Behavior, and policies/procedures.

7. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


Mon - Fri, 7:00am to 3:00pm. Some off-shift work as needed.

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) required.
  • Bachelor Degree preferred, preferably in Business or Healthcare.
  • Experience may be substituted for education requirement


  • 3 – 5 years previous supervisory experience preferred, preferably in a healthcare environment.
  • 2 – 3 years previous hospital supply management/distribution preferred.


  • Valid and current driver’s license required.


  • Knowledge of medical and surgical supplies preferred.
  • Knowledge of inventory control and supply operation systems required.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, required.
  • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
  • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
  • Able to travel to various locations required.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Medium Work - exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Not necessary for the position (0%):
    • Climbing.
    • Crawling,
  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
    • Balancing.
    • Kneeling.
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Distinguish colors.
    • Keyboarding/typing.
    • Lifting.
    • Pulling/Pushing.
    • Reaching.
    • Repetitive Motions.
    • Sitting.
    • Speaking/talking.
    • Carrying.
    • Crouching.
    • Grasping.
    • Standing.
    • Stooping/bending.
    • Twisting.
    • Walking.
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Hearing.
    • Seeing/Visual.

Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex).
    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses). (Jobs with Patient contact). (BBF).
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, set floors, outdoors, sharps). (more than ordinary office environment).
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools.
    • Explosives (pressurized gas).
    • Electrical Shock/Static.
    • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc.).
    • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that cause injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means).
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations.

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted September 6, 2023
Date Closes October 31, 2023
Requisition JR103434
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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