Providence Health & Services Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator (PIT) in Missoula, Montana
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling an Enterpise Inventory Control Coordinator to our location in Missoula, MT.
We are seeking an Enterpise Inventory Control Coordinator who will be based in a system office supporting enterprise-wide operations. This position is accountable for managing assigned inventory-related initiatives throughout the system in addition to facilitating process implementation and improvement efforts as related to enterprise-wide inventory control. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator also assists in the adoption and development of clinical systems and technologies throughout the organization. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator organizes and leads staff in the development and execution of inventory-related workflow efficiencies, continuous strategy optimization, and operational stewardship practices. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator is accountable for the implementation of One Supply Chain Management (OSCM) as well as EIOM Operations and Logistics strategies for the system under the direction of the Senior Manager of the Enterprise Inventory Process Implementation and Enterprise Clinical Systems Technologies.
In this position you will:
Provide day-to-day accountability for the implementation of inventory-related initiatives, process improvement solutions, deployment of clinical technologies, and the required training and auditing of those practices. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator will provide oversight for inventory related projects and assignments. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator may lead work as directed by management.
Be responsible for the implementation of supply optimization methodologies system-wide. Lead and assist in the development of implementation practices and protocol.
Independently make decisions and takes action regarding supply implementations, keeping management informed, and/or makes pertinent recommendations based upon analysis of information.
Coach and train other enterprise inventory control staff and distribution technicians.
Function as new systems training liaison throughout the enterprise. Instruct and engage other caregivers in order to create and implement informational documentation, guides, and process aids.
Assist in development of and auditing of system policies and procedures, in coordination with team members, managers, and supply chain leaders.
Analyze and determine product usage and monitors and adjusts inventory levels as appropriate to optimize as pertaining to process implementations at the system-level.
Anticipate and develop enterprise-wide supply driven initiatives and communicates accordingly to team members, leaders, and customers.
Develop and monitor all operational technologies and solutions as related to standardized inventory practices.
Maintain and monitor current Materials Management Information System (Lawson) supplies database in conjunction with EIMO and System Supply Chain Management database management teams.
Maintain and monitor distribution statistics. Create and submit monthly reports and others, as requested.
Perform and execute causative research, analysis, and reconciliation prior to preparing reports.
Assist in all clinical technologies solutions evaluations and deployments as related to enterprise-wide inventory control.
Lead enterprise-wide inventory control process adoptions.
Represent the system on all enterprise inventory control and supply related committees, workgroups, and teams, as directed.
Be responsible for working closely with clinical partners and leaders, ensuring all supply needs are satisfied.
Be responsible for the assessment, launch, and auditing of automated point-of-use (POU) clinical systems (Pyxis, Optiflex, etc.)
Assist leadership in managing various inventory control projects and initiatives.
Other duties as assigned or directed.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Business, Finance or Logistics or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
5 years of Supply Chain Management or Finance experience
Key experience highlights include:
Healthcare business operations and/or financial management experience in a healthcare setting;
Experience standardizing disparate processes;
Experience in process improvement methodology, change management, project management, operational improvement;
Experience managing automated POU systems
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Medical Terminology is preferred as is training in anatomy & physiology
Certification either as a Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP) from the American Hospital Association or a Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) from the Society of Logistics Engineers or similar certification
1 year in a healthcare setting
About the department you will serve.
Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Buyer/Purchasing
Req ID: 294035