Within the OR, incumbent may adjust the files in any way necessary, under the guidelines set by the Surgical Services leader, to accomplish effective inventory management. This includes maintenance of the corresponding files in the computer system, as well as submitting all related correspondence to internal and external department and vendors. Incumbent is a point person for maintaining the integrity of the automated inventory system hospital wide, working with Storeroom personnel to coordinate this complex effort.
Generates all necessary paperwork to submit miscellaneous patient charges.
Tracks the file the inter-hospital loaning and borrowing of equipment and supplies, reconciling on a monthly basis with personnel from other facilities.
Maintains LAN files for custom inventory sheets. Establishes procedures to prepare for and carry out the annual inventory process.
Assists the Surgical Services Business Supervisor in troubleshooting reported equipment/instrument failures, in some cases actually fixing the problem, or taking further steps to evaluate the situation, identify the proper course of action, and ensure timely repair or replacement.
Performs cross over Purchasing Dept. functions placing rush orders in emergency situations, researching and obtaining product information and pricing, tracking the flow of incoming products, and expediting as needed to ensure arrival. Also helps to ensure that proper pricing is loaded into the computer files, and assists both Accounts Payable and Purchasing in resolving invoice discrepancies. Interprets contract information to insure that vendors submit correct pricing on specialty items.
It is common to encounter potential hazards in the healthcare environment. Some of these hazards could include, but are not limited to: radiation, toxic chemicals, biological hazards, heat, noise, dust and stress.
Other related duties, flexible hours, and overtime may be required.
This position does not provide patient care.