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Supply Chain Inventory Analyst

at Harris Health System

Posted: 2/3/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 149238
Keywords: inventory

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About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

The Inventory Analyst works in the Supply Chain Distribution team as a liaison between the Harris Health System, the primary supplies distributor and other vendors to ensure sufficient availability of needed supplies. Monitors, analyzes and reviews inventory reports from multiple sources and makes timely decisions to minimize stock outs as a result of MBO‘s or distributor issues. The Inventory Analyst consults with the Value Analysis group, end users and the Purchasing department to determine clinically acceptable substitute products. Uses their supplies knowledge and the supply chain processes to make cost effective decisions. Identifies inventory handling process gaps and works with the Distribution management team to streamline them. Is a healthcare supply chain leader and inventory manager with the ability to train others on industry best practices.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor‘s Degree required(BS Degree preferred). Business/Healthcare related field.

Work Experience (Years and Area): 2 years supply chain experience, preferably in healthcare supply chain.

Management Experience (Years and Area): 2 years project management.

Special Requirements
Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking).

Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports.

Other Skills: Analytical, Medical Terms , Statistical, P.C. , MS Word , MS Excel, MS Access , PeopleSoft.

Advanced Education: BS Degree.
Major-Business or Healthcare Administration or equivalent.

Work Schedule: On Call

Other Requirements: CMRP preferred. Process Improvement experience preferred (PDCA, Six Sigma, Kaizen etc)

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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