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Supply Chain Services is seeking a supply chain profession to support the Division of Pediatric Cardiology to serve as an Inventory Control Planner Intermediate. This position will provide coordination, management and oversight of the medical/surgical inventory/equipment needs primarily for the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology laboratories with additional support for the Pediatric Echocardiography and ECG laboratories.
The University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center is committed to comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, and expert care of all forms of congenital and pediatric-acquired heart disease across the continuum of life through:
Compassionate, patient- and family-centered care
Collaborative, innovative science and discovery
Excellence in education
Serve as the supply chain leader managing supply chain product flow from procurement through distribution in order to support departmental requirements and ensuring that all items are available wherever care is delivered: Right Product, Right Quantity, Right Place, and Right Time.
Analyze and recommend minimum stock requirements; monitor inventory; reorder as necessary to maintain minimum PAR levels.
Use and refine available inventory utilization reports to adjust PAR levels as needed based on formal reviews with clinical leads.
Place and monitor orders to replenish inventory on a recurring basis.
Investigate/resolve delays in the process; handle urgent orders and returns.
Receive, count, electronically tag and distribute products to specific locations within the procedure rooms, labs, and supply rooms to ensure physician and staff satisfaction, procedural or product requirements.
Review receipts for completeness; check packing slips to orders; inspects products; work with AP and buyers to resolve match exceptions.
Verify invoices; ensure accuracy and completeness, makes necessary changes and adjustments; approve for payment.
Reconcile order requisitions, packing slips with the statement of account on a monthly basis.
Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders. Follow-up on any discrepancies including account credits issued from vendors.
Perform cycle count audits as needed, rotate supply and address obsolete and expired consumables.
Work collaboratively with Pediatric Cardiology staff, other clinical teams in Adult Cardiology and Interventional Radiology, and Supply Chain Services teams to meet supply chain needs for Pediatric Cardiology as well as to support institutional goals.
Lead monthly inventory management meetings with the catheterization and electrophysiology teams.
Coordinate with other Supply Chain teams, clinicians and suppliers to arrange in-services for new supplies coming into the labs.
Clean and maintain supplies, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Track and stock TEE Probes, including maintenance of batteries and placement across the unit
Ensure FIFO standards are in place including use of appropriate visual tags to reduce/eliminate expired product waste.
Remove expired product from the clinical environment, utilizing existing workflow to transfer product to World Relief
Maintain a close working relationship with the CVC Cath/EP and IR teams to borrow and loan product. This requires replacing product that is used and returning it to the loaning department.
Maintain relationship with PAR Management and stock keeping teams to ensure availability of commodity supplies and linen in the clinical environment.
Track and communicate product backorders and other product and inventory statuses to clinical team who need this information to support clinical care.
Participate effectively in supply chain transformation efforts and initiatives including technology and process changes that impact the flow of needed product into Pediatric Cardiology.
Complete other duties as appropriate based on business needs for the unit and Supply Chain Services
Bachelor Degree preferred, additional experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
A minimum of 2-3 years of progressive responsibility in inventory control at a hospital system with a background in a clinical supply management.
Demonstrated experience with supply chain, purchasing and inventory control and planning as a main job function
Experience working with clinical personnel and medical products including cardiology and/or operating room clinical practices and procedures.
Demonstrated understanding of material flow including procure to pay activities as well as demand forecasting and information analysis.
Demonstrated experience with cycle counting audit process
Strong computer skills including proficiency utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Access.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to work on a multidisciplinary team in a highly collaborative environment.
Must be a self-motivated, highly dependable independent worker with the ability to efficiently and effectively multitask, prioritize and problem solve.
Demonstrated organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
Must be able to lift up 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or an eligible amount of force to constantly move objects.
Demonstrated proficiency with supply management applications such as PeopleSoft, Lawson, McKesson or other clinical inventory applications.
Supply Chain Management educational background is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to apply Lean Production System methodology and tools.
Proficiency with flowcharting, value stream mapping, and a basic understanding of statistics and forecasting techniques.
Knowledge of supply and equipment types maintained within the Interventional Cardiology industry.
Monday-Friday Day Shift
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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