Job Description

Job Title: Senior Supply Specialist
Job ID: 658970
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
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Department: SCM Hospital Operations
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description


Passavant Hospital as a wonderful opporunity to grow within the Supply Chain Field at UPMC. If you have wonderful customer service skills and are looking for a rewarding career path, please see below! The Sr. Supply Specialist receives and stores supplies, monitors inventory, identifies and removes expired items, and fulfills supply requests.

Responsibilities:
  • Accurately check par stock areas for expired products. Properly dispose of expired products and replenish inventory appropriately.
  • Accurately enter information of receipts of goods into Peoplesoft system as needed.
  • Attends annual Hospital and departmental fire/safety and infection control training and maintains current knowledge of safety procedures within the Hospital and department.
  • Building out new par areas. This will include coordinating the project with maintenance, installing the bins, creating labels and affixing them to the shelves.
  • Communicate with hospital contacts both on the telephone and in person, and effectively communicate with all age groups, populations, and individuals within the hospital.
  • Coordinate and employ additional storage strategies in areas where space may dictate creative solutions.
  • Coordinate items for shipment by packaging, marking and preparing bills of loading and/or other documents as required. Prepare items for return shipment coordinating between the user department and the Southside DC.
  • Coordinate ordering and placement of regulated items that have been identified by the Pharmacy to be readily available. The items can contain FDA legend medication under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy. Will be granted access to secure Pharmacy locations and will be supervised while in these locations by Hospital Pharmacy Staff.
  • Fill supply requests and deliver those supplies to the requisitioning department. Ensure the recipient signs for delivered materials and supplies and return signed delivery sheets for filing as required.
  • Follow mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could affect the clinical care of any patient.
  • Maintain cleanliness, orderliness of assigned work area and maintain supply areas according to regulatory standards.
  • Receive incoming materials, supplies and equipment; compare information on packing slip to verify accuracy noting any corrections; record discrepancies or damages in shipment and notify supervisor.
  • Rotate inventory in par stock locations to minimize exposure to expired products.
  • Store and stack items in the prescribed location within Materials Management Department.
  • Unload equipment, inspect, verify, accept or reject supplies and materials from delivery trucks and stage in appropriate area for processing.
  • Work in the more critical areas (Anesthesia, OR, SDS, etc.) and will have frequent interaction with department heads, Clinicians and Docs. This could be to discuss switching products to corporately approved items, obtaining samples from the vendors or VAT Team, supply strategy and managing the value of the pars.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Three years experience in supply chain, inventory control, materials management, purchasing or other related field is required; OR a two year Associates degree and one year professional experience is required.
  • Ability to understand and execute verbal instructions. 
  • Ability to safely and properly operate pallet jacks, hand trucks, forklifts and other material handling equipment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.93 to $19.72

Union Position: No

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