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This Supply Chain Technician will be responsible for:
Using ParEx inventory module to assess supply needs on hundreds of items in multiple clinical areas.
Building and maintaining familiarity with each supply item including nomenclature, unit of measure, and product family and be able to communicate effectively with clinical staff.
Utilizing equipment to replenish all supply items daily and provide feedback on any stock shortages. Communicating usage trends, shortages, picking errors and damaged items to supervision and the clinical areas.
Monitoring environment for compliance with regulatory agencies, including JCAHO.
Accessing hospital computer system to communicate with staff about supply and equipment changes.
Reviewing Materials Matters to ensure compliance with clinical products' changes.
Initiating, tracking and verifying receipt of supply orders.
Assuring that all necessary information pertaining to inventory issuance and returns is accurately entered into the MMIS. Calculating unit of measure conversion rates
Contacting customers on a daily basis to monitor any service concerns individual departments may be experiencing as it relates to supply chain management.
Conducting analysis to eliminate continuing issues.
Maintaining a neat, orderly work environment in each of the clinical areas serviced, including rotation of stock, validation of expiration dates, disposable of any refuse, adherence to storage requirements, and neatening of existing stock. Keeping areas free of fire and safety hazards.
Creating weekly reports for the areas serviced and provides to supervision. Providing metrics to include service calls, validation of supply costs, rotation of stock (stock turns), and expiration date validation.
Furthering knowledge and skills through attendance and participation at conferences, seminars and in-service programs.
To qualify, you must have:
High school diploma or equivalent.
2 years of customer relations, materials management, or closely related experience.
Experience in a healthcare setting, preferred.
Ability to read and understand written instructions.
Basic mathematic skills.
The ability to interpret requests, and successfully follow through to completion.
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, and organize and express ideas clearly, using appropriate and efficient methods for conveying accurate information.
Knowledge of inventory processes, including ability to anticipate need, and evaluate data to effectively plan stock.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.