MD Anderson Cancer Center Manager, Perioperative Materials Utilization in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The ideal candidate for the Manager, Perioperative Materials Utilization will have a Bachelor's degree and five years professional clinical experience in materials management to include three years in management. Will work in the Perioperative Services Department.


Minimum $69,600 – Midpoint $87,000 – Maximum $104,400



Oversees all aspects of POS Materials Management logistics for the main operating rooms and ambulatory operating rooms to including the ordering, receiving, inventory par level replenishment process, procedure base case cart system, orderly work area, EPIC stock dictionary, product safety alerts and recalls; and supervision of the staff while adhering to department policies and procedures. Responsible for functioning as a resource with Supply chain Management and POS.

Manages reviewing and requisitioning of all new supplies and capital equipment purchases. Manages and enforces the healthcare representative's guidelines and access. Responsible for annual year-end supply cycle count process and accuracy.

Value Analysis

Value Analysis; facilitates the systematic POS Value Analysis team process to include preparing incoming request to be presented for approval; coordinates product evaluations, conducts financial assessments, prepares agenda and implements and monitors approved request.


Personnel Management; manages POS Materials staff including all aspects of the candidate selection process, orientation, coaching/counseling, continuing education and staff in services, scheduling, productivity requirements, and continuous staffing needs /quarterly updates on supply expenses, identifies and implements opportunities for cost reduction and expense control. Monitors the department's quality assurance, safety of the environment, infection control, and performance improvement. Participate in at least two process performance initiatives.


Required: Bachelor's degree in health care related field


Required: Five years professional clinical experience in materials management to include three years in management. May substitute required degree for years of experience on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 69,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 104,400