This position conducts and coordinates purchasing, ordering, inventory and other supply activities to provide for the timely acquisition of all materials and/or equipment and/or services for the medical center (or assigned departments) in accordance with purchasing policies, procedures, and contracts.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. AJoint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior.We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
Conducts and coordinates the activities and processes of procurement, receipt, distribution, and charging of medical supplies and other materials for assigned area: Cath Lab, Central Supply, Capital Equipment, or multiple hospital departments.
Regularly takes and accounts for inventory of all goods in assigned areas. Monitors usages, shelf life, stock rotation. Conducts needs analysis and determines optimal inventory levels of each item. Tracks and maintains assigned equipment.
For assigned surgical or special usage areas, assesses upcoming schedules for procedures, physician preference cards and other sources of future needs forecast information. Orders special items and coordinates the receipt, storage and delivery of such items.
Uses a materials management information system for ordering, tracking, charging, and usage reporting.Updates MMIS system files and ensures compliance with policies.
Conducts Quality Management work as assigned.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
SCOPE AND COMPLEXITY
Works independently under general supervision. Follows and creates work procedures. Analyzes needs and determines own work routines to meet needs. Solves routine or daily supply chain problems.
Requires Business, math and communications skills, knowledge and abilities as normally evidenced by an associates in business or procurement, or equivalent experience and training.
Requires the knowledge normally acquired over two or more years of experience in Materials Management and/or the medical field, with a broad understanding of medical supplies, medical supply handling, and inventory management. Requires effective verbal and written communication skills, leadership and human relations skills, and excellent customer service skills.
Requires keyboarding skills and the ability to use and maintain information, charges and reports in a materials management information system.
Experience working with Lawson Materials Management Information System (MMIS) is preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred. Additional related clinical or procurement knowledge and experience is a plus.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.