Materials Management


Materials Management Department

Welcome to the Materials Management Department Web page.  The purpose of this Web page is to briefly familiarize supply chain management customers with the functions and scope of activities performed by the Materials Management Department in support of the health system.


The Materials Management Department is responsible for the overall strategic direction, as well as the tactical execution of all aspects of material management operations for Augusta University Medical Center.  The Materials Management Department is responsible for some of the major supply chain activities within the institution.

General Information

The Materials Management Department is located in the BL Building, Room 1002.  Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Materials Management Department is composed of the Asset Management / Property Control Department and the Supply Process Distribution Department and is directly responsible for the following activities:

  • Receiving of supplies and equipment.

  • Shipping of supplies and equipment.

  • Supply storage and inventory control.

  • Distribution of supplies (including the PAR level program) and equipment.

  • Monitoring of supply and service usage.

  • Code, disaster, and isolation cart inventory, replenishment, and distribution.

  • Movable patient equipment inventory, distribution and cleaning - to include rental specialty bed and surfaces.

  • Linen distribution - to include system owned scrub suit management.

  • Records management.

  • Property disposal services.

  • Surplus equipment management.

  • Logistical support for relocations and large equipment installations and removals.

  • Vendor registration and check-in / out.


Vendor Registration & Check In/Out

After Hours Emergency Supply / Equipment Acquisitions

In the event of an emergency where you need to obtain Non-Stocked Med/Surg supplies or Non-Stocked Equipment after normal business hours you can contact the Manager of Purchasing and Contract Management at (706) 840-1387.​​​