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Coordinator, Perioperative Materials

  • Job ID: 418125879
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: SCM Hospital Operations
  • Location: 4300 Londonderry Road, Harrisburg PA 17109
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.52 to $26.27 / hour

Description

Here at UPMC, our employees are devoted to making a profound impact within the communities they serve. We focus on service excellence to provide top care to our patients, health plan members, and employees. Whether it be by smiling at a patient to brighten their day or volunteering at a local philanthropy, UPMC thrives on service. We are looking for a person who shares this passion as well to join our team as a Coordinator, Perioperative Materials. 

In this role, you will support 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 variance.
  • 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.
  • Examines incoming shipments of supplies to verify the accuracy and quality of the vendor shipment with PO quantities and product types ordered.
  • 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.
  • Accountable for monitoring and controlling inbound freight and courier costs through working with the UPMC Freight and on-site Materials Manager.
  • Orders high dollar surgical supplies and equipment.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma and 3 years of inventory control experience.
  • Experience with inventory management systems preferred.
  • Previous customer interfacing experience.
  • Medical inventory experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with MS Office preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days
 

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct