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UnityPoint Health Inventory Coordinator II-Central Supply-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

The Inventory Coordinator maintains sufficient inventory of supplies to meet customer needs while coordinating the daily activities of the Supply Chain team ensuring that all supply processes (receiving, distribution, inventory management) are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Assists with the implementation of system/regional value analysis team supply standardization. Serves as inventory consultant in reporting of all UPH-DM supply inventories and service lines.

  • Maintains appropriate supply levels within perpetual warehouses and par locations through monitoring and adjusting inventory levels based on usage patterns derived from accurate and timely electronic documentation of transactions for all responsible inventories.

  • Displays thorough understanding of specialty products and procedures as well as analytical skills necessary to balance clinical needs and cost

  • Acts as a liaison between clinical services department, supply chain and physicians to ensure needed products are available in the most efficient, cost effective manner

  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining a computerized inventory of specialty products used within procedural area

  • Collaborates with Central Procurement and all other Service Lines with inventories to minimize interruptions in service, supply shortages and inventory management improvement.

  • Monitors the back order/open orders report to maintain product availability. Manage required substitutions resulting from back orders and communicating with all clinical and departments needing information related to changes in supply availability.

  • Arranges and manipulates shelving/labeling in supply chain areas to create efficient stocking/picking workflow and minimize overstocking.

  • Coordinates ongoing cycle counting for assigned supply warehouses, recommending improvements to inventory management process to improve the accuracy of stock on hand.

  • Reviews Manufacture Recall notices and works with end users to remove any affected product from UPH-DM

Education: Associates degree or 3 years equivalent experience in an inventory management position required.

Experience: A minimum of three years’ experience as a hospital or retail purchasing assistant or progressive experience in a hospital purchasing area is required. Experience with an automated inventory system required. Proficient with business tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.

Experience in analytics with an understanding of the healthcare industry, gathering report requirements, and designing and implementing solutions preferred.

Experience with analyzing data, accounting and or financial procedures preferred.

Requisition ID: 2021-89226

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Central Supply- Meth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days 8am - 4:30pm Mon-Friday; 40 hrs/wk

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