Job Description

Job Title: Coordinator, Perioperative Materials: Presbyterian Hospital
Job ID: 727703
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: SCM Hospital Operations
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Supports the needs of assigned Operating Rooms/procedural areas in the hospital by ensuring that inventory is obtained in a timely and accurate manner. Maintains a high standard of accuracy when ordering supplies and interacts frequently with the hospital clinical staff to ensure service levels are being met. Efficiently manages tasks while working in a sterile, fast-paced and high-demand environment.

  • Accountable for monitoring and controlling inbound freight and courier costs through working with the UPMC Freight Manager
  • Acts as the Subject Matter Expert on all clinical inventory management systems
  • Closely monitors expiration dates of all products and documents findings on a monthly basis to ensure compliance and redistribute slow moving products to other facilities to reduce waste.
  • Examines incoming shipments of supplies to verify the accuracy and quality of the vendor shipment with PO quantities and product types ordered.
  • Identifies items to be ordered as warehouse stock or non-stock and appropriately establishes the items within the par location, allocates the proper storage requirements and accurately labels the product for identification and traceability.
  • Identifies opportunities for service improvements, cost reductions and product standardization in support of these initiatives.
  • Interacts with management and clinical staff to develop par levels of products needed.
  • Monitors and adjusts inventory levels in order to mitigate excess inventory and to ensure the end-users have what is needed to perform surgical cases
  • Monitors and controls �walk-in� inventory from vendor reps. Report instances of this to Senior Level Supply Chain team
  • Monitors consignment levels and works closely with vendor representatives to ensure product availability for surgical case load while minimizing UPMC owned product.
  • Orders high dollar surgical supplies and equipment via eProcurement or par scanning, disposable supplies and instruments on a timely basis in accordance to patient caseload and materials management policies.
  • Performs cycle counts and evaluates par levels and makes adjustments as needed to support service levels with minimal overstock.
  • Responds quickly to physician and staff requests, including any concerns or product issues.
  • Stores items within designated storage locations accurately and maintains the supply areas neat and clean with the proper labels for identification.


  • High School diploma and five years of medical/surgical materials management experience is required.
  • Previous inventory control experience.
  • Previous customer interfacing experience.
  • Previous experience in a medical hospital facility.

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

Salary Range: $15.13 to $23.82 / hour

Union Position: No

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