Works collaboratively with surgical associates, surgeons, and vendors to ensure surgical instrument availability and quality, to reduce inefficiencies and to reduce instrument replacement cost.
Organizes and reviews schedule to coordinate equipment, instruments, implants and other necessary supplies. Ensures availability of necessary surgical instruments for all procedures. Maintains supplies, instruments and implant log within budgetary limits. Collaborates with departmental staff to evaluate new supplies, equipment and instrumentation. Serves as a resource and liaison for staff, physicians and vendors regarding purchasing, materials management and troubleshooting inventory problems. Ensures department supply, equipment storage and environment is maintained in a safe, efficient manner conducive to quality patient care. Assesses equipment needing repair and directs appropriate repair through Biomed Engineering or Vendor. Performs monthly cycle counts as required and assist with the semi-annual physical inventory of supplies. Supports inventory and OR system maintenance. Maintains current owned and consigned inventory items (includes disposables and implants). Processes vendor bill-only and function as billing liaison for all patient charge issues. Plans capital equipment expenditures. Gathers information on capital equipment needs for supporting department(s) from Physicians and Clinicians for yearly capital input. Evaluates requests in combination with SPD Manager, supporting Department Director and Supervisor/Instrument Processing. Prioritizes items and submits for approval. Coordinates with Purchasing and Vendors for best pricing on instrument needs. Coordinates and supervises vendor representative site visits and inventory counts of vendor owned product.
EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.).
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: Five (5) yearsï¿½ experience purchasing equipment, supplies and implants; and performing inventory management. Preferred: Two (2) yearsï¿½ managerial experience, dealing with purchasing negotiations and/or inventory management.
Job: Maintenance, Food Service,Housekeeping and Security
Primary Location: Nogales, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005001730
About Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.