The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.The objective of UW Medicine Supply Chain Management is to ensure our patient care experience is enhanced by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise. UW Medicine Supply Chain Management has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time professional staff SYSTEM INVENTORY CONTROL COORDINATOR. The System Inventory Control Coordinator (IC Coordinator) is internally focused and responsible for optimizing the Medical Stores' Perpetual Inventory for HMC. Examples of perpetual inventories are those that reside on the balance sheet and are reconciled monthly by Accounting. The perpetual inventory in Medical Stores is managed in HEMM. The IC Coordinator is accountable for managing assigned inventories through daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly cycle counts; annual physical counts; requisitioning replenishments; seeking alternative sources and materials when necessary; maintaining communication with supported customers; monitoring supplies usage; and removing and disposing of obsolete or outdated products. The IC Coordinator organizes and leads staff in conducting periodic inventory counts, adjusts quantities and locations, when necessary, and records and reports discrepancies to management. The IC Coordinator is accountable for the implementation of the UW Medicine Supply Chain Materials & Logistics strategy under the direction of the System Inventory Control Manager or entity Supply Chain leadership. This position also is responsible for working with key operational stakeholders within UW Medicine as well as their Supply Chain peers within specific entities to include participating in and partnering with others on UW Medicine Materials & Logistics operational improvement efforts and programs ensuring a compliant, effective, and streamlined operational Supply Chain experience at the local entity for all clinicians with whom they partner. The Perpetual IC Coordinator is responsible for managing all perpetual and par inventories as well as specific periodic inventories, supplies received, stored, and issued at UW Medicine entities as directed. In many instances, the position will serve in clinical areas (OR, Cath Lab, etc.), ensuring inventory control policies and procedures are properly implemented while working closely with clinical staff to provide excellent patient care. IC Coordinator responsibilities include but are not limited to:Provide day-to-day accountability for supply inventories, monitoring volumes, flow, and sourcing. The IC Coordinator will provide oversight for inventory-related projects and assignments. The IC Coordinator may lead work on behalf of the supervisor or as directed by management. Apply correct cycle count and other standard operations procedures. Analyze product usage and adjust inventory levels as appropriate to optimize inventory levels at the entity. Anticipate supply needs and communicate potential interruptions to Manager/Supervisor and customers. Monitor all additions, deletions, and changes to main stores and to unit PAR locations, and work closely with departments prior to and during product conversions. Maintain current Materials Management Information System supplies database in conjunction with System Supply Chain Management database management teams. Function as Information Services Liaison for training users in current electronic requisition system. Maintain and monitor distribution statistics. Create and submit monthly reports and others, as requested. Independently make decisions and take action regarding supply shortages, keeping management informed, and/or make recommendations based upon analysis of information. Perform causative research and reconciliation prior to preparing reports. Assist in all patient supply product evaluations. Assist in development of departmental policies and procedures, in coordination with Supervisors and Managers. Lead entity product recalls and product returns. Represent the entity on product committees and other committees, as directed. Responsible for the maintenance and operation of automated point-of-use (POU) systems (Intellishelf, SpaceTrax Pyxis, etc.). Assist leadership in managing various inventory control projects. Other duties as assigned or directed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.