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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Distribution & Central Supply
Category: Material Mgmt/Purchasing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 717667
Date Posted: 3/13/2023
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position supports inventory management at all Phoenix Children`s locations by working with end users to establish and maintain accurate and appropriate supply levels in all Supply locations. This position also has responsibility for all Par Excellence (PAR EX) system related activities.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Reviews daily system-generated orders, and works with Material Handlers and Leads to proactively communicate and label supply substitutions/changes in supply, nutrition and medication rooms. Manages all Supply Room inventory control measures including UOM, bins and issues to minimize excess or slow-moving inventory.
  2. Serves as point person for all supply chain managed item adds, changes and deletions. Has responsibility for all Par Ex related activities to include design and installation of new builds and expansion across the PC system, as well as interfaced Par Ex components driving Lawson and PMF functions (patient chargeables).
  3. Assists Material Handlers in maintaining Supply Room organization, layout and labeling to optimize work flow. Performs audits to include cleanliness and removal of expired products. Monitors inventory levels and adjust PAR levels based on departmental usage.
  4. Assists Inventory Control Analyst in:
    • * Coordinating annual Physical Inventory.
    • * Reviewing and Planning for supply usage increases related to Surge.
    • * Substitution messaging and management.
    • * Adjustment and restocking of supply overages from floors.
    • * Audits department requisitions and order templates for accuracy.
  5. Prepares data and information as requested for value analysis and product standardization. Implements product conversion projects.
  6. Prepares daily, weekly and monthly reports for Central Supply and/or departmental managers as requested. Tracks and reports STAT call requests for Central Supply and departmental review/follow-up.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associates Degree in a related field OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two (2) or more years of experience working with medical supplies or other hospital experience Required
2. Two (2) or more years of experience with inventory handling/management practices Required
3. Experience with Lawson and Par Excellence systems Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current and valid Arizona Driver`s License Required
2. Electric pallet jack training certification Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Excellent Time Management, Attention to Detail, and Organization Skills. Preferred
2. Effective Communication Skills both verbally and written. Preferred
3. Strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Constantly
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
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