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University of Rochester Supply Chain Spec I - 227804 in Rochester, New York

Supply Chain Spec I Job ID 227804

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 009 Material Management Svcs SMH

Responsibilities

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Ensures specialty products, devices and implants are obtained in both a clinically acceptable and fiscally responsible manner. Responsible for routine and non-routine duties requiring surgical or lab specialty knowledge of supply chain and clinical requirements for assigned operating room or laboratory contacts outside the department (i.e. departmental management/administration, Nursing, Physicians, etc.), sets priorities and utilizes problem solving skills to obtain what is required for emergent, urgent and elective surgical cases or applicable medical procedures/diagnostics. Responsible for resolving invoice discrepancies and managing recall alerts for products, devices and implants that have been received.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proactively reviews, monitors and maintains all systems for assigned surgical and medical procedure supply and implant requirements: notifications of patient or case specific needs, inventory levels in assigned par locations, the Operating Room (OR) implant log and/or the procedure or surgical schedule. Applies knowledge of service specific clinical and anatomical requirements for obtaining appropriate supplies, products, devices or implants. Determines and maintains optimal inventory levels to ensure product availability per customer (i.e. physicians, clinical pathology, imaging, cath lab, etc.) requirements.

  • Procures products necessary for emergent, urgent and elective cases. Creates purchase orders with purchasing authority up to $500,000 following hospital policies and maintaining fiscal responsibility.

  • Verifies accuracy of shipments against purchase order. Reviews reports and checks on back orders daily. Makes alternative arrangements when appropriate and in urgent patient care situations.

  • Monitors, updates and keeps current all associated par forms and spreadsheets for areas of responsibility. Utilizes Materials Management and departmental software to proactively assess, measure and track supply expenses and usage. Utilizes inventory management tools and product knowledge to serve as a resource for assigned department supply requirements across the organization.

  • Identifies, recommends and suggests solutions for problems relating to the product, process and/or ordering system. Recommends opportunities to reduce cost through consolidation of product, by using alternate vendors or other methods. Maintains physical space for inventory including relocation of supplies in various areas.

  • Supports and maintains space utilization. Monitors expiration dates in respective areas and remove expiring products according to policy.

  • Establishes, maintains and enhances optimal communication standards. Coordinates customized inventories for multidisciplinary departments.

  • Actively engages in the semi-annual physical product inventory for as required by Finance to meet cost accounting and regulatory requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Two years post-high school education required. One year of related work experience required or equivalent education and experience; Supply Chain medical terminology and experience preferred.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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