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Products Coordinator - Supply Chain Operations

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Job ID: 1036
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Products Coordinator - Supply Chain Operations for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $18.99, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Coordinates supply inventory; promoting efficient resource utilization; supply chain management; acting as a change agent; working with department caregivers, vendors and physicians to achieve supply chain optimization and consolidation of supplies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinates inventory PAR levels and inventory processes. Establishes and maintains adequate PAR levels for products. Ensures the right supplies in the amount needed at the right time for every patient. Ensures product delays are communicated clearly and proactively to the Department.
  • Performs product research for new equipment/supplies. Supports product conversions related to contractual product changes. Ensures systematic introduction of new products in a manner that maintains a balance between physician requests, clinical effectiveness, system contract directives, and financial sustainability. Maintains proactive communication with Supply Chain, physicians, departmental leadership and staff.
  • Performs equipment/product coordination and control including selection, ordering, tracking, lease, purchasing/requsitioning. Coordinates with vendors when necessary to arrange the right products at the right time for every patient.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, training and evaluation of equipment and supply implementation, supply management programs.
  • Coordinates consignment products, freight expense, special orders, vendor returns, and product outdates.Coordinates and performs scheduled inventory counts.Performs daily inventory replenishment to include scanning, picking and restocking.
  • Analyzes supply utilization to determine optimal inventory levels, efficiencies and work with clinical staff, physicians, surgery leadership, supply chain leadership, and system shared services to identify savings and develop strategies for inventory reduction and/or improvement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in purchasing management or a business related field preferred or a combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of two years experience in hospital supply chain or inventory control is required.
  • Previous experience in surgical services and/or materials management highly preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications and supply chain software; use of Infor Lawson MMIS highly preferred.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, take responsibility and ownership.
  • Self-directed and ability to work with minimal supervision.

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

PHSW Emergency Department

  • Provides coordination of POC testing to include: monitor policies and procedures for POC Testing program; ensure POC testing meets all regulatory requirements standards and ensure compliance; provide assistance to all POC users in the (ER), trouble-shoot issues; develop procedures and new processes for POC testing.
  • Assists with orienting and training of caregivers.
  • BLS (Basic life support) required

PHSW Cath Lab

  • Notifies department of pricing updates to ensure charge capture system is updated when contractual changes occur. 

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the community please visit our homepage: www.careers.peacehealth.org

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

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