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Inventory Specialist-Materials Management (Full-Time, Day Shift)

Job ID SMCS-1902708 Date Posted 02/08/2019 Location Sacramento, California
Position Overview:

The Inventory Specialist 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 andmonitors 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. Maintainsconsignment inventory, working with sales representatives to ensure product replacement prior to productoutdating.Maintains levels of inventory to assure 24-hour availability.

Manages department inventories. Rotates stock and manages expiration dates, de-cases supplies and stocksshelves. Provides cycle counts and year-end inventories as needed. Assists in department cost containmentby ensuring adequate inventory turns, minimizing obsolete inventory and product expirations and reducingoverall inventory values.May be assigned to perform other related duties, such as: scheduling and clerical functions, providing trainingto Surgery Stock Aide or others and/or providing direct patient transport care for all patients handling. Relatedresponsibilites (including but not limited to) repositioning, transporting and lateral transfers from table togurney.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 purchaseorders, 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 transmitpatient 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, costeffective 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 andworks with Buyers and Product Review Committees to bring new products into stock.



Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

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


Microsoft office and computerized Supply Chain and Inventory Management

Systems.  Knowledge of Medical/Surgical supplies, manufacturers and distributors. Knowledge of related

Healthcare regulatory requirements preferred.


Prior Supply Chain experience required. Prior Healthcare Supply Chain experience 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 Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
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: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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