Assists with the daily supervision and management activities related to the inventory management process for the Surgical Suite to contribute to the assurance of optimal patient care. Assists in maintaining departmental compliance with regulatory agencies, including Joint Commission and Department of Health. Supervises and directs assigned Environmental Services and Material's Management Services personnel. Assures assignments are completed properly and in compliance with healthcare safety and sanitation regulations. Communicates with other departments to solve problems. Ensures a professional and appropriate service standard while performing the job. Follows and enforces system wide standards as well as department specific service standards. Works closely with management to develop and maintain realistic supply levels with minimal inventory investment. Assists in the equipment inventory tracking, return processes and Manage Recalls process.
Assists with staffing, planning, training and management of the operational functions in conjunction with the requirements of all areas.
Works in conjunction with OSW buyer to ensure product supply needs are met within the system.
Creates and maintains all supply templates, spread sheets for paring supplies in assigned areas within the Surgical Suite.
Assists in investigation of problem areas or complaints concerning intra-and interdepartmental operation.
Assists with inventory redesign in assigned areas.
Involves layout and setup of supply areas and shelving, creating supply requisitions, establishing par levels, product placement, application of all pertinent signage and labeling and performance of the responsible staff in maintaining the entire order process from requisitioning to stocking.
Receives and verifies incoming special order stock deliveries immediately upon receipt, for obvious or concealed shipping damages and shortages.
Notifies the buyer of receipt issues.
Refuses shipment under service conditions.
Receives PO's under RQC and places all items in assigned locations, and rotates supplies as appropriate.
Researches stock outs and overstock and suggests product minimax quantities as necessary by communicating information to Management, Supervision, and buyer.
Responds to buyer inquiries for critical delivery dates.
Assists in the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures within my area for receiving neo tissue and returning and destroy of unwanted use or expired tissue and other product.
Tissue Tracker is utilized to receive and archive products.
Works with Vendor Representatives, Management, Supervision, buyer, and sourcing specialist on all new trialed product introductions and ensures consigned inventory is being managed properly.
Supervises the daily operations of assigned EVS techs and Material Management personnel by observing staff performance and workflow.
Verifies that each responsible employee's daily assignments area being performed thoroughly and effectively.
Delegates tasks and responsibilities as needed.
Completes performance evaluations for assigned staff as well as coordinating the establishment of goals and objectives for assigned staff including annual skill competency checklist reviews.
Responsible for the interview, selection process, hiring process, orientation set up, training set up, competency testing for all new hires.
Orders supplies as needed; obtains special items, as requested.
Works closely with CSR to maintain inventory levels for all sterile instrumentation, track loaner instrumentation trays and implants replacements.
Work is typically performed in a warehouse/maintenance or office environment; may require performance of work within clinical areas. Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Frequently required to reach above head, bend, push, pull, stoop and kneel. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
No Weekends or Holidays
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance that starts day one of employment -Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to enhance personal health and reduce health plan premiums for qualified individuals
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only) Up to $5000 in tuition reimbursement per year
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
Competitive 401k plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced leaders
Paid parental leave and Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Employee referral incentive program
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 3 years-Healthcare (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.