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Coordinator, Perioperative Materials (UPMC Mercy)

  • Job ID: 499894175
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 6:30am-3:00pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: SCM Hospital Operations
  • Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.37 to $25.78 / 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 at UPMC Mercy. This position works Monday-Friday 6:30am-3pm. The Coordinator may travel to other local Pittsburgh hospitals on rare occasions.

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

A successful employee at UPMC is compassionate, determined, committed, and ambitious. Are you eager to be a part of health care excellence? If so, apply today! UPMC also offers one of the best benefits packages in the nation, PTO, retirement plans, and a rewarding career ladder across all departments!

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 caseload while minimizing UPMC owned products.
  • 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 spending. Receives high-dollar products into the 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 variances.
  • 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:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • 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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