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Inventory Control Coordinator

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)
This is a Stanford Health Care job.
A Brief Overview
Performs and coordinates a variety of inventory-related functions; maintains an accurate, efficient, and data driven supply location; pulls and analyzes inventory data from Lawson to make decisions for par levels, item placement, and stock room removals; trains staff for basic inventory management and system usage in helping to create a culture of best practices.
Stanford Health Care
What you will do

  • Maintain and update Lawson inventory data on a regular basis & ensure accuracy of same at all times

  • Use Lawson to extract and analyze inventory data to help with efficient and effective inventory management and root cause analysis

  • Prepare standard work for all system processes based around inventory management or location usage

  • Train frontline staff on handheld use and Lawson use in regards to their level of access and job code(s)

  • Review demand patterns, days of inventory on hand (DIOH) and inventory turns to establish optimum par levels for asset & expense supply locations

  • Assist with the creation of new par location set up to ensure accuracy to Lawson system.

  • Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory and minimize cost across all supply locations

  • Develop reports based around inventory par location utilization and metrics to report on daily, weekly, & monthly

  • Monitor all inventory issues and ensures effective resolution

  • Prepare and audit all daily cycle count processes and prepare reports for root cause analysis in regards to gaps

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner in compliance with SHC safety and infection prevention policies, procedures, and guidelines for self, patients, visitors and employees.

  • Maintains all work and break areas in a neat, clean and organized condition.

  • Maintains professional and self-development by participation in educational opportunities that are available internally and externally.

  • Processes all paperwork pertinent to applicable duties.

  • Responds with patient and non-patient emergencies according to SUMC policies and procedures and job requirements.

  • Performs related and incidental duties as needed or required.

    Education Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED Equivalent

      Experience Qualifications

      • Three (3) years of inventory control experience

        Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

        • Knowledge of inventory control/management practices, techniques, and systems.

        • Skill in performing proficient data entry and computer skills for entering, accessing, utilizing and maintaining related information in a variety of software applications.

        • Ability to accept of patient, families, visitors and co-workers regardless of race, gender, disease process, life-style, religious or cultural beliefs or treatment

        • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer focused work environment

        • Ability to maintain a professional work environment; keeps work area clean and organized

        • Ability to learn new problem solving techniques and apply them in a real world environment

        • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

        • Ability and demonstrated willingness to learn, improve and adapt

        • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

        • Ability to maintain professional behavior and appearance

        • Ability to work efficiently, effectively, under the pressure of tight deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, and quality.

        • Ability to promote a positive work environment by practicing good communication, diversity awareness and teamwork

        • Ability to state the hospital and departmental mission statements and understand how they participate and contribute to them

          Licenses and Certifications

          • CADL - California Drivers License - Valid And In State

            These principles apply to ALL employees:
            SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience
            Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.
            You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

            • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care

            • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health

            • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

              Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
              Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $38.81 - $43.70 per hour
              The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.
              At Stanford Health Care, we seek to provide patients with the very best in diagnosis and treatment, with outstanding quality, compassion and coordination. With an unmatched track record of scientific discovery, technological innovation and translational medicine, Stanford Medicine physicians are pioneering leading edge therapies today that will change the way health care is delivered tomorrow.
              As part of our spirit of discovery, we also leverage our deep relationships with luminary Silicon Valley companies to develop new ways to deliver preeminent patient care.
              Learn about our awards ( and significant events ( .

Keywords: Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto , Inventory Control Coordinator, Professions , Palo Alto, California

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