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Procurement Coordinator- Pathology Lab-Ankeny

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
The Procurement Coordinator supports the delivery of pathology lab by maintaining sufficient supplies to meet customer needs in a timely manner. Responsibilities include analysis of inventory levels and turnover, contract compliance, shortages, and ongoing communication to the Pathology management team.Culture At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.Benefits Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.Development We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.Community Involvement Be an essential part of our core purposeto improve the health of the people and communities we serve.Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypointWhy UnityPoint Health?Culture At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.Benefits Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.Development We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.Community Involvement Be an essential part of our core purposeto improve the health of the people and communities we serve.Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities:
ProfessionalismFosters a positive work culture centered on honesty, openness, and integrityBuilds and maintains relationships with members of the health care team by placing an emphasis on open communicationInspires and motivates members of the health care team by building department moraleStrives to ensure the success of the team over personal successEffectively balances the responsibilities of the team and individual team membersDemonstrates a commitment to the development and achievement of common goals within the department and hospital systemDemonstrates a commitment to the improvement of patient care, customer satisfaction, and team member performanceEncourages and provides constructive feedback to identify opportunities for improvement within the departmentInventoryMaintains inventory according to KANBAN and works according to LEAN standards adjusting inventory levels based on usage and availabilityReceives shipment of orders from wholesaler and direct purchases.Unpacks supplies from the dock and places on shelves.Checks shipment with invoice, checking expiration dates, and rotating stockCollaborates with suppliers to minimize interruptions in service and supply shortagesPlaces orders for supply replenishment in a timely mannerCommunicates information about supply availability and changes to the department and customersReturns outdated, broken or unusable product for creditMaximizes contract compliance by purchasing items identified on group purchasing contracts or portfoliosDemonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.Exchange of biohazard waste and disposal.Oversee the Stericycle operation and attend annual HazWoper\RCRA training.Fills supply orders for customers (clinics, nursing homes, and hospitals, etc.)Responsible to maintain a clean, orderly, safe work environmentOther Functions: The following are performed on an as needed basis:This position may be assigned a specific mission in an emergency to assist in disaster response and recovery as part of the UPH-DM Hospital Emergency Incident Command System.Situations of a critical nature may require an individual to perform multiple tasks until additional support can be obtainedFunctions other than described above may be needed occasionally required to provide optimal patient careBasic UPH Performance CriteriaDemonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.Is knowledgeable of department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Qualifications:
Minimum RequirementsIdentify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.Preferred or SpecializedNot required to perform the essential functions of the position.Education:Must be high school graduate or equivalentAssociates DegreeExperience:Previous laboratory experience preferred.Previous inventory experience preferredKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:Must have ability to analyze written and spoken English.Multicultural sensitivityCustomer/Patient focusOther:Equipment to be used includes pallet jack, dock cart, electrical dock door and personal computers.

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Ankeny , Procurement Coordinator- Pathology Lab-Ankeny, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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