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Inventory Tech

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center Des Moines, Iowa
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Requisition ID 2022-253797 Employment Type Full Time Department Supply & Service Resource Management Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday 7am to 3:30pm E/O Weekend Remote No Category Purchasing and Supply Chain
Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.


Responsibilities

Job Summary / Purpose

Duties include management of inventory as it relates to picking products, replenishing, requisitioning, shipping and receiving. Duties are not limited to the supply room, but extend to all areas of the hospital. Responsible for pulling products for cases as assigned. Inventory technician assures that supply areas are organized, maintained, and par levels are optimized to support department demands.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Restocks supplies daily and rotates inventory supporting accurate inventory levels, generating orders/requisitions as needed
  2. Distributes medical supplies and equipment to patient care areas, while monitoring par levels for specific products to assure that appropriate levels are established in order not to affect patient care
  3. Identified excess inventory, returning stock and processing credits
  4. Notifies supervisor of outdates or slow moving inventory
  5. Participates in the put away and validation process of perpetual inventory items; issues and credits materials from the inventory management system
  6. Responsible for maintaining clean and orderly stock locations, and labeling bins and handling requests to change pars
  7. Acts as liaison between clinical staff and supply chain management as needed
  8. Works with and follows instructions of buyers and Divisional Inventory Coordinator in the event of recalls to pull relevant products

Non-essential Job Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned by management


Qualifications

High school graduate, GED or equivalent

One (1) year supply chain related experience or other relevant experience

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, summarizing analysis in reports with minimal supervision

Stays on task and meets deadlines

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Basic knowledge of Lawson system

Knowledge of automated ERP systems and processes

Ability to process and present data clearly

Education requirement waived for employees with relevant supply chain experience

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