Job Description

Job Title: Supply Specialist
Job ID: 707174
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Rotating Daylight
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: SCM Hospital Operations
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description


UPMC Mercy is seeking a customer service driven individual with invenotry management experince to work as a Supply Specialist. The position 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. Rotate inventory in par stock locations to minimize exposure to expired products.
  • Accurately enter information of receipts of goods into Peoplesoft system as needed.
  • Attend annual Hospital and departmental fire/safety and infection control training and maintain current knowledge of safety procedures within the Hospital and department.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 the Pharmacy. Will be granted access to secure Pharmacy locations under the supervision of 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 and 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.
  • Unload equipment, inspect verifies, accept or reject supplies and materials from delivery trucks and stage in appropriate area for processing. Store and stack items in the prescribed location within Materials Management Department.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • One year previous supply experience, two-three years of professional work experience, or a two year degree 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: $14.12 to $22.16

Union Position: No

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