Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Purchasing & Supply Chain Careers

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Full Job Title: Inventory Analyst - Anesthesia

Job Number: 94951

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 1-10-2018

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Initiate and coordinate key operational tasks that impact the ability to provide the clinical teams with the medical supplies necessary to serve the needs of our customers. Maintain accuracy of the CCHMC physical inventory throughout all inventory business units. Trouble-shoot and maintain Pyxis equipment and par levels.

Evaluate and maintain min/max level and re-order points for all storeroom and operating room inventories. Determine excess and obsolete inventory and work with supervisor to reduce or eliminate. Responsible for the research and resolution of book to physical inventory quantity variances. Perform the required inventory adjustment transactions. Coordinate the successful introduction of new or replacement items for those items that have been discontinued by the manufacturer. This includes communication and coordination with Purchasing representatives to identify new or replacement items, vendors, order and delivery details. Notification of the Patient Services representative of an item changes or discontinuation. Coordinating the delivery of new items or appropriate replacement items for evaluation, obtaining approval from the Equipment and Standards Committee for the item, updating the inventory information in PeopleSoft, and global notification to all CCHMC staff of the replacement.
·Cycle Counts
Coordinate daily cycle counts of inventory and Pyxis machines and reconcile any variance between physical counts and system counts Perform periodic date maintenance of cycle count dates in the PeopleSoft system
Responsible for monthly reporting of quantities on hand and dollar value by inventory business unit. Compilation of cost incurred for expired product for all inventory business units. Prepare reports of weekly and monthly cycle count statistics for management Perform special inventory research/projects deemed necessary
Developing trend analysis including item usage history, dollar value by business unit, etc. Performance measurements include: cycle count statistics, expired product statistics, book to physical adjustments by inventory business unit, implementation statistics for replacement of discontinued products and any other quantifiable measure for special projects or research, stock out ratio, inventory days on hand, turns, percentage of non-moving inventory, take and return analysis of the Pyxis stations.

Skills & Competencies
Using time efficiently and productively; prioritizing multiple tasks properly to meet deadlines; recognizing time constraints and adjusting work schedule to address them.
·Information Analysis
Locating and gathering relevant information; recognizing and working to eliminate important gaps in existing information; determining the value of the information; synthesizing and organizing information to get a better understanding of a problem
Working cooperatively with others to achieve group goals; proactively adjusting one's style and efforts to complement those of others on the team; being pleasant, agreeable, and easy to work with; valuing group success as much or more than individual success
·Relationship Management
Setting the stage for constructive relationships by being accessible, approachable, and interpersonally engaged; developing and sustaining meaningful and productive bonds with others based on mutual respect
·Knowledge of Field - Intrm
Knowledge of regulations, procedures and best practices in field
·MS Office - Advanced
Advanced skill in Microsoft Office programs
·Systems - Advanced
Advanced knowledge and skill in systems relevant to the field
·Detail Orientation
Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them
Challenging the status quo and seizing opportunities to enhance work processes and outcomes; voluntarily seeking new or extra responsibilities and challenges; going beyond what is expected; proactively delving into work without hesitation
·Problem Solving
Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills

·Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Accounting, Finance or Operations
·2 years of professional level experience in purchasing or asset management
·Experience with ERP Systems

·PeopleSoft and/or SAP experience

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