Sterile Processor

City of Hope

Huntington Beach, CA

Job posting number: #7187283 (Ref:10023281)

Posted: November 29, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $23.69 - $32.46 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope's mission is to deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today. Founded in 1913, City of Hope has grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope research has been the basis for numerous breakthrough cancer medicines, as well as human synthetic insulin and monoclonal antibodies. With an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center at its core, City of Hope brings a uniquely integrated model to patients spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. City of Hope’s affiliated group of organizations includes Translational Genomics Research Institute and AccessHopeTM. For more information about City of Hope, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Responsible for various duties related to maintaining an accurate system of record for supplies and ensuring the highest levels of customer support when these supplies are requested by the COH end users. Performs safe and timely transportation of patients and equipment within the hospital. Performs materials receiving and replenishment workflows in accordance with established policy and processes. Supports mail and package deliveries within the hospital.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Performs PAR replenishments for medical and surgical supplies in Clinical and OR areas
  • Responsible for all sterile processing, log books, supplies and following all Policies and Procedures for this area
  • Maintains inventory including stocking of shelves and proper rotation of items within the supply storage areas.
  • Uses City of Hope’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and handheld devices to perform real-time inventory transactions
  • Performs inventory management activities such as cycle counts, expiration tracking and dispositioning of supplies, cleaning of storage bins, maintaining correct labeling and barcoding of supply storage locations, tissue and implant tracking, delivering ad hoc supply requests to departments
  • Works with Purchasing and Vendors to obtain technical information, specifications, understand backorder risks, determine substitute material availability, create supply requisitions, perform Purchase Order receipts, create returns to vendors (RTVs) when needed
  • Works collaboratively with City of Hope’s Supply Chain Operations team at the National Medical Center to optimize the use of supplies and storage
  • As requested, transport patients to and from various ancillary departments and nursing units.
  • Use EPIC command center for transportation accepting requests using Rover device
  • Assists with lifts and turns or patients repositioning assists patients in and out of cars
  • Supports data entry for reports and metrics, and process improvement activities to drive continuous improvement
  • Set up orthopedic frames
  • Maintains inventory levels of patient care equipment in departments as well as pick up and cleaning equipment
  • Transports supplies, medical records, x-rays, equipment, specimens, mail, reports, and other materials.
  • May be responsible for ordering, replacing, and transporting full and used medical gas cylinders.
  • Assures that all supply items are accurately charged to the departments as per replenished quantities
  • Maintains PAR levels on crash carts and disaster cart on a scheduled basis, as well as, after each use.
  • Responsible for accurate assembly of intubation trays as well as other trays and kits.
  • Assists with receipts of packages and equipment at the central receiving area
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • High School or GED, undergraduate degree preferred
  • 2 years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Operational Supply Chain related roles preferably in a health care setting
  • CPR.
  • Must have valid driver’s license with a clear driving record and
  • valid car insurance

Preferred education experience and skills:

  • Understanding of Materials Management and Supply Chain practices

Additional Information:

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $23.69 - $32.46 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.



City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.


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