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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Inventory Control Coordinator in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a full time Inventory Control Coordinator for REH Materials Management TX at Covenant Health System.

Job Summary:

Enterprise Inventory Management Operations(EIMO) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services in enterprise supply chain services and systems in support of our ministries and operations EIMO’s objectives is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is enhanced along with the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.

The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator is based in a system office supporting enterprise-wide operations. This position is accountable for managing assigned inventory-related initiatives throughout the system in addition to facilitating process implementation and improvement efforts as related to enterprise-wide inventory control. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator also assists in the adoption and development of clinical systems and technologies throughout the organization. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator is accountable for the implementation of the One Supply Chain Management (OSCM) as well as EIOM Operations and Logistics strategies for the system under the direction of the Senior Manager of the Enterprise Inventory Process Implementation and Enterprise Clinical Systems Technologies.

The position reports to the Senior Manager of the Enterprise Inventory Process Implementation and Enterprise Clinical Systems Technologies and must establish and maintain effective working relationships with management and staff at all levels in Providence Strategic and Management Services (PSMS), as well as with other Providence Health & Services staff, vendors, agents and others.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides day-to-day accountability for the implementation of inventory-related initiatives, process improvement solutions, deployment of clinical technologies, and the required training and auditing of these practices. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator will provide oversight for inventory related projects and assignments. The Enterprise Inventory Control Coordinator may lead work as directed by management.

  • Responsible for the implementation of supply optimization methodologies system-wide. Leads and assists in the development of implementation practices and protocol.

  • Independently makes decisions and takes action regarding supply implementations, keeping management informed and/or makes pertinent recommendations based upon analysis of information.

  • Coaches and trains other enterprise inventory control staff and distribution technicians.

  • Functions as new systems training liaison throughout the enterprise. Instructs and engages other caregivers in order to create and implement informational documentation, guides and process aids.

  • Assists in development of and auditing of system policies and procedures, in coordination with team members, managers and supply chain leaders.

  • Analyzes and determines product usage and monitors and adjusts inventory levels as appropriate to optimize as pertaining to process implementations at the system-level.

  • Anticipates and develops enterprise-wide supply driven initiatives and communicates accordingly to team members, leaders and customers.

  • Develops and monitors all operational technologies and solutions as related to standardized inventory practices.

  • Maintains and monitors current Materials Management Information System (Lawson) supplies database in conjunction with EIMO and System Supply Chain Management database management teams.

  • Maintains and monitors distribution statistics. Creates and submits monthly reports and others, as requested.

  • Performs and executes causative research, analysis and reconciliation prior to preparing reports.

  • Assists in all clinical technologies solutions evaluations and deployments as related to enterprise-wide inventory control.

  • Leads enterprise-wide inventory control process adoptions.

  • Represents the system on all enterprise inventory control and supply related committees, workgroups and teams, as directed.

  • Responsible for working closely with clinical partners and leaders, ensuring all supply needs are satisfied.

  • Responsible for the assessment, launch and auditing of automated point-of-use (POU) clinical systems (Pyxis, Optiflex, etc.)

  • Assists leadership in managing various inventory control projects and initiatives.

  • Other duties assigned or directed.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or Logistics or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Experience: The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and or minimum of 5 years of Supply Chain Management or Finance experience.

Preferred experience:

Medical Terminology is preferred as is training in anatomy & physiology.

Experience : One year in healthcare setting highly preferred. Key experience highlights include: healthcare business operations and/or financial management experience in a healthcare setting: experience standardizing disparate processes; experience in process improvement methodology, change management, project management, operational improvement; experience managing automated POU systems.

License/ Registration / Certifications: Certification either as a Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP) from the American Hospital Association or a Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) from the Society of Logistics Engineers or similar certification.

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Supply Chain