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Inventory Specialist



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Inventory Specialist is responsible for both traditional medical/surgical supplies management and 2-Bin Kanban project supply chain systems. At GHX we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and supported. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills .This role is responsible for the accurate and efficient counting, stocking, and auditing of consumable medical/surgical supplies, pharmaceuticals, surgical implants, instruments, and other hospital assets. This role may also be responsible for installing and maintaining 2-Bin Kanban project supply chain lines, including assembling and adjusting inventory storage racks. This is a temporary position that will require travel.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to contribute different thoughts, ideas and viewpoints that lead to greater innovation on projects and cross-functional collaborative efforts.
  • Accurately capture inventory count data in the HITS program, utilizing Excel or paper count sheets as instructed by the Team Leader or other Inventory Management.
  • Perform inventory counts, ensuring all items are accounted for and reported according to established policies.
  • Report discrepancies in inventory to the Team Leader.
  • Maintain a high level of competency in using technology for inventory data capture, including the HITS application.
  • Regularly communicate with the Team Leader regarding any issues with the HITS program and/or computer equipment.
  • Assemble/disassemble and adjust inventory storage racks, carts, and shelving for supplies.
  • Install carts to each par location.
  • Organize and stock inventory shelving as directed by the supervisor and hospital staff teams.
  • Read data for supplies description, item number, par, and unit of measurement (uom).
  • Pick one (1) each of supplies for each par location and label with a temporary label.
  • Bin and stage supplies on carts with appropriate bin size and label.
  • Label bins and carts.
  • Accurately capture inventory count data in the HITS program using Excel or paper count sheets as instructed by the Team Leader or other Inventory Management.
  • Follow procedures and protocols outlined in job orientation and training.
  • Follow company procedures, guidelines, and standards in customer service, equipment utilization, and internet usage.
  • Maintain a high level of competency in utilizing technology for inventory data capture, including the HITS application.
  • Attend staff and training meetings for ongoing updates related to Field Operations.
  • Communicate with the Team Leader daily to troubleshoot challenges.
  • Collaborate daily with various teams while working on projects.
  • Follow Inventory Counter procedures and protocols outlined in job orientation and training.
  • Perform duties in a timely and effective manner, adhering to established company policies to achieve overall objectives.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to meet required standards to work within a hospital - including background check, drug test and medical vaccinations.
  • State Issued Driver’s License and clean driving record preferred in addition to reliable transportation and the ability to travel extensively
  • Must possess a mobile phone to be able to use company apps for timekeeping purposes
  • Ability to use inventory computer programs to update counts and compile reports
  • Must present a professional appearance
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary English language
  • This position requires frequent travel across the US
  • We are looking for someone who is proficient in the role requirements, but who also brings a unique perspective and diversity of thought to our team.​ GHX encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply and is dedicated to providing equal opportunities for qualified applicants.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical and/or pharmaceutical product knowledge
  • 1 year of inventory count or supply chain experience is preferred

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Travel extensively to US based hospitals
  • Stand and/or sit for prolonged periods
  • Walking for prolonged periods
  • Stooping, bending, and/or reaching to count products and/or handle equipment
  • Perform repetitive motion activities
  • Understand and respond to a diverse population
  • Ability to lift to 50lbs

The compensation for the Clinical Inventory Specialist can range from $13.00-16.00 per hour.The base hourly range represents the anticipated low and high end of GHX’s salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of GHX’s total compensation package for employees.

GHX: It's the way you do business in healthcare
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) enables better patient care and billions in savings for the healthcare community by maximizing automation, efficiency and accuracy of business processes.

GHX is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using our world class cloud-based supply chain technology exchange platform, solutions, analytics and services. We bring together healthcare providers and manufacturers and distributors in North America and Europe - who rely on smart, secure healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate their business processes and make more informed decisions.

It is our passion and vision for a more operationally efficient healthcare supply chain, helping organizations reduce - not shift - the cost of doing business, paving the way to delivering patient care more effectively. Together we take more than a billion dollars out of the cost of delivering healthcare every year. GHX is privately owned, operates in the United States, Canada and Europe, and employs more than 1000 people worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is in Colorado, with additional offices in Europe, Illinois, Florida, and Nebraska.

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC and its North American subsidiaries (collectively, “GHX”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any status protected by applicable law. This EEO policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, termination, layoffs, social and recreational programs, and retirement.

GHX believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables each employee to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. GHX expects and requires the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere. Improper interference with the ability of GHX’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.