The Main Operating Room delivers patient care through provision and management of capital supplies, instrumentation and technological support as well human resources in collaboration with medical and paramedical staff to effectively manage patients undergoing elective, urgent, and emergent surgical intervention.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 12/06/2020 Salary Range : $2,084.00 to $4,184.00 Salary Frequency : Biweekly No. of Openings : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Mon-Fri, 830am-5pm Location : Main Hospital City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities Under the direction of the Operating Room Materials Management Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for procurement for supplies, implants, non-capital equipment and instruments used in the operating rooms within Perioperative Services. This cost center has an annual supply expense budget of over $52 million, in support of over 30,000 surgical cases in multiple surgical services. As a Materials Specialist, the incumbent has authority to place requisitions for the department, totaling over 10,000 annual transactions annually. The incumbent integrates knowledge of often technologically complex medical supplies, implants, non-capital equipment, and vendor contracting, to ensure a reliable flow of medical supplies available when needed, following University policies and procedures on procurement, inventory and financial controls. The incumbent resolves pricing and contract issues with Purchasing, and invoicing issues with Accounts Payable. The incumbent assists in maintaining inventory tracking systems and supply waste reporting to ensure accurate inventories and supply waste reduction. The incumbent recommends supply cost reduction opportunities and operational efficiencies, assisting in implementing improvement initiatives. The incumbent works with independence and minimal supervision to achieve these goals.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Science, or other health-related fields is desirable
Experience in materials management in the Operating Room or other Hospital clinical department setting is required.
Proficient in using standard business software including email, common word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of supply chain management, to encompass supply chain logistics, procurement, inventory management, contract management, value analysis, etc.
Knowledge of fiscal management and accounting practices and policies.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written) to confer with staff, clinicians and management at all levels, with various needs, to provide information, clarify issues, resolve problems and ensure cooperation.
Experience in supporting process improvement projects.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn information systems applications, including, but not limited to ERP/MMIS and Epic EHR/Optime, Lawson and Trackcore applications
Computer skills and strong experience in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), calendaring/E-mail applications.
Sitting/standing for prolonged periods, in a close environment with others, with frequently bending/stooping/walking, climbing (steps) and reaching (including overhead).
Physically able to lift at least 25 pounds.
Physically ability to push/pull > 1 00lbs.
Physical strength to assist in moving and/or lifting hospital equipment and supplies.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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