Materials Manager and Sterilization Technician Job in Tallmadge, OH

at Novus Clinic

JOB TITLE: Materials Manager and Sterilization Technician 

DEPARTMENT: Surgery Center 

REPORTS TO:  Chief Operating Office and Director of Nursing 

SCHEDULE: Full time, minimum 30 hours per week 




Responsible for assisting our team of surgeons and nurses with ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgical instrument sterilization and inventory/materials management. Maintenance includes cleaning and sterilizing of instruments according to AORN, AAAHC guidelines and policies of the ASC. Responsible for overseeing and maintaining all perioperative equipment in the surgery center. Maintains cost-effective purchasing, ordering and comparing. Works closely with nursing administration and physicians to ensure that all equipment, supplies and instrumentation are present and in working order to provide the highest quality care. Employee may be cross-trained in other clinical areas and may be expected to perform duties other than their normal ones as staffing and patient needs change. 



Coordinating surgical supplies needed with nursing staff

Review surgery schedules for upcoming special supply needs and order timely 

Anticipate volume of items needed for standard procedures 

Oversee stocking, inventory, physical counts and expiration dates on ASC supplies, uniforms and linens 

Review invoices for accuracy and allocate 

Coordinate biohazard disposal 

Maintain cleanliness in the workplace 

Assist with equipment and instrument sterilization 

Ensure all equipment is in proper working order 

Provide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses and anesthesia team 

Be able to multitask efficiently

Maintains confidentiality of patient surgery center related business 

Follows strict HIPPAA Guidelines and Patients Rights and Responsibilities 

Work cohesively as a team with other staff members 

AAAHC and Medicare guidelines 



Certified Scrub Technician preferred 

Certified Sterilization Technician preferred 

Previous experience required 

Knowledge of medical terminology and instruments 

Interpersonal skills and human relations skills 

Ability to organize and prioritize 



The employee must be able to:

  • Walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Occasionally be able to push up to an excess of 200 pounds
  • Occasionally be able to pull/ lift patients with the assistance of other personnel and or assistive devices, up to an excess of 400-500 pounds
  • Occasionally be able to bend, stoop, kneel and climb



  • Regular exposure to blood and body substances
  • Exposure to needle sticks possible



  • Works in well-lit and ventilated surroundings including operating rooms, nurse's stations, procedure rooms, lounge, etc.
  • May occasionally be exposed to outside environment


If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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