Fairview Health Services  Inventory Specialist I in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Inventory Specialist I

Specialty Supply Chain

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Department Supply Chain Operations

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Evening

Date Posted 01/29/2018

Job Number 18-71122

Job Description:

Manage/direct the adjustment of inventory levels of stock and nonstock supplies/equipment throughout the site (to include, but not limited to all patient care areas, surgery, ancillary departments, related clinics).

Make independent judgments and decisions based on analyzing and monitoring inventory levels to authorize volume purchases regarding inventory levels. Consider labor and acquisition costs in determining appropriate par levels for cost efficient inventory management.

Establish parameters for equipment levels including rental guidelines. Maintain, verify and update the receiving and distribution records and supplies. Provide communication to all departments regarding changes and updates relating to product descriptions, number, units of measure, stock additions and deletions, and inventory exceptions to supply pathway/procedure pack configurations.

Provide strong leadership in guiding and supporting department managers in appropriate inventory control to manage costs and meet department fluctuations. Works directly with vendors, suppliers, corporate materials, and department directors and managers.

Serve as subject matter expert on Materials Management Information System (MMIS). Recommend process improvements to customers and superiors.

Job Qualifications:

Preferred Education BA/BS in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Nursing, or a related field Preferred Certification Certified Resource and Materials Professional (CMRP), APICS Minimum Experience 1 year inventory management or 2 years in working healthcare working with medical products Preferred Experience 2 years inventory management in healthcare

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.