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Inventory Control Spec / HH-DME

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha locationOmaha, NE
66 positions

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Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha locationOmaha, NE
66 positions
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Omaha, NE, United States


PT, 20hrs; Mon-Fri 8am to 12pm

We are searching for an Inventory Control Specialist, responsible for inventory control, procurement and management of department supplies for assigned department/area. Builds relationships with vendors and other organizations to obtain supplies in appropriate quantities at the best possible price. Maintains records and dynamically adjusts par values as appropriate. Performs a variety of reporting duties to ensure appropriate supply utilization. Work closely with Value Analysis/Purchasing to improve department supply performance. Ensures accuracy of all patient supply charge items.

Essential Functions

  • Orders and maintains inventory supplies for the provision of the assigned department/area for Children s Hospital & Medical Center
  • Adjusts quantities based on minimums or usage requirements utilizing appropriate supply chain management techniques
  • Effectively communicates with assigned department/area and MM staff to provide for supply needs .Reviews orders for completeness, ensuring order acceptance, backorders and appropriate pricing
  • Verifies all stock items issued to patients are accurate. All adjustments are completed on a timely basis, (i.e. ASAP), to maintain an accurate inventory with an annual variance of no more than 0.5%
  • Reviews inventory levels to determine appropriateness of inventory items, item attributes, (reorder points/reorder quantities), in order to maintain high service levels and minimize stock outs.
  • Verifies the accuracy of the inventory receiving process. Reviews Ordering system to analyze and make necessary adjustments to receipt process errors.
  • Works collaboratively with VA/Purchasing to ensure proper pricing and terms.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies as soon as possible with appropriate vendor
  • Makes correction or change to purchase orders through receipts or invoice authorization
  • Keeps appropriate invoice documentation in electronic filing system prior to forwarding to finance for payment.
  • Communicates with the Materials Management and HH Distribution Manager supply item shortages, changes in products, deleted products and pricing updates.
  • Maintains up to date shortage/backorder listing for department staff and MM management team.
  • Works with VA to identify suitable alternatives for evaluation by clinical department and MM management team
  • Provides supply updates on a routine basis and communicates anticipated shortage timelines


  • Experience with the supply process and distribution phases of inventory management in a hospital setting.
  • Knowledge of computerized inventory management and contract compliance procedures.
  • Analytical and negotiating skills
  • Mathematical skills necessary for algebraic conversions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Verbal and written communication skills sufficient/necessary to receive and deliver information accurately among Lab and MM staff and others.
  • Experience with typing keyboard/computer.
  • Ability to prioritize time and tasks according to the needs of patients and the department with minimum supervision and direction.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Previous purchasing/inventory control preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terms or supplies preferred.



Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha

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