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Inventory Specialist

Job ID CWP-2108056 Date Posted 06/06/2021 Location California Schedule/Shift Temporary/Contract/ Day

Thank you for your interest in temporary contract opportunities with RightSourcing at Sutter Health and wanting to assist our team that proudly cares for more than 3 million of our neighbors across Northern California.

Position Overview:


Plans, organizes and manages the materials and equipment for assigned areas. This includes inventorying,requisitioning, de-casing/stocking of supplies and equipment. Maintains accurate records of every order and monitors levels of inventory based on volume.

Principal Accountabilities

Assists with tasks as deemed necessary by the Site Leader and/or Department Supervisor/Manager/Director.

Maintains accuracy of inventory systems. Updates par levels based on department usage. Maintains

consignment inventory, working with sales representatives to ensure product replacement prior to product


Maintains levels of inventory to assure 24-hour availability.

Manages department inventories. Rotates stock and manages expiration dates, de-cases supplies and stocks

shelves. Provides cycle counts and year-end inventories as needed. Assists in department cost containment

by ensuring adequate inventory turns, minimizing obsolete inventory and product expirations and reducing

overall inventory values.

May be assigned to perform other related duties, such as: scheduling and clerical functions, providing training

to Surgery Stock Aide or others and/or providing direct patient transport care for all patients handling. Related

responsibilites (including but not limited to) repositioning, transporting and lateral transfers from table to


May handle and track equipment repairs, maintain implant logs and handle the disposition of recall notices.

May maintain information in the Materials Management System, including placing orders, looking up purchase

orders, using scanner and the system to place orders and maintaining and creating item numbers.

May maintain various departments' charge master, HCPC codes, implant logs and recall notices and transmit

patient charges to CBO.

May serve as back-up to Supply Distribution Tech in their absence.

Works with Site Leader and/or Department Manager/Directors and Physicians to promote an efficient, cost

effective Supply Chain system that meets the short and long term goals of the assigned departments.

Researches customer questions on budget deviations. Researches customer requests for new products and

works with Buyers and Product Review Committees to bring new products into stock.



Education/ including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

Required: High school diploma, Associate degree in Business or related field preferred.


Required: Prior Supply Chain experience. Preferred: Prior Healthcare Supply Chain experience.


Knowledge of Microsoft office and computerized Supply Chain and Inventory Management Systems preferred.  Knowledge of Medical/Surgical supplies, manufacturers and distributors. Knowledge of related Healthcare regulatory requirements preferred.


Routine work requiring problem-solving capability and paying close attention to detail. Must possess aptitude

in math and computer operation. Must have the skills to produce accurate work results within established

timeframes. Must have the ability to work independently with minimal guidance and direction. Must abide by

the department's policy on Conflict of Interest.

Organization:Sutter Shared Services
Employee Status: Temporary
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Temporary/Contract
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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