Job Description

Job Title: Coord, Perioperative Materials (Mercy Hospital)
Job ID: 778035
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: SCM Hospital Operations
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Description


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.

Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for monitoring and controlling inbound freight and courier costs through working with the UPMC Freight and on-site Materials Manager.
  • 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. Stores items within designated storage locations accurately and maintains the supply areas neat and clean with the proper labels for identification. Performs cycle counts; performs root cause analysis to resolve inventory variances.
  • 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.
  • Develops and evaluates par levels and makes adjustments as needed to support service levels with minimal overstock. Re-distributes slow moving or items no longer needed to other UPMC facilities to reduce waste and overall spend. Receives high dollar products into inventory management system. Capable of basic Excel usage; Access preferred.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Responds quickly to emergent physician and clinical requests, including any product concerns or material issues. Identifies opportunities for service improvements, cost reductions and product standardization in support of these initiatives.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma and three years of inventory control experience is required. 
  • Experience with inventory management systems preferred.
  • Previous customer interfacing experience.
  • Medical inventory experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with MS Office preferred.

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

Salary Range: $15.58 to $24.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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