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. 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: Bachelor's 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)
Internal Number: 143289
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.