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Associate Clinical Supply Specialist

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Associate Clinical Supply Specialist

  • 2112333Job Administrative and Clerical SupportPrimary Location TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)Organization SC VUH Inpatient Svc Ctr 20 201535Shift Third ShiftAssociate Clinical Supply SpecialistID2112333Job Summary: The Associate Clinical Supply Specialist will process job orders generated from nursing staff for supplies and equipment. Responsible for answering phones, annotate supply request and deliver supply request in an accurate and timely manner. Will assemble crash carts and airway bags as needed for replenishment. Process requests generated from nursing staff for supplies / equipment. Will be responsible for performing tasks associated with the dispensing of medical-surgical supplies, patient care equipment and medical implants. Responsible for ensuring appropriate supplies are purchased, received, inventory levels are maintained, and patient charges are captured. The supply technician is also responsible for conducting physical inventories of all supply areas according to the defined schedule.Department Summary: Vanderbilt University Medical Center's supply chain department is designed to enable physicians and clinicians to enhance quality outcomes and patient safety. Our team is comprised of almost 300 employees who strive to ensure efficient and successful behind-the-scenes operations for the hospital system.Through Vanderbilt Health Supply Chain Solutions we help hospitals, practices and health systems achieve clinical integration in their supply chains to increase efficiency, reduce cost and improve accuracy of scheduling and delivery of medical supplies.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provides materials and equipment requested in a timely manner.
    • Assembles carts for distribution.
    • Ensures supplies are in a clean and safe working condition and environment. Maintains adequate supply in storage locations.
    • Cleans, prepares, and tests specialty beds or equipment for safety.
    • May capture patient charges for supplies.
    • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.Shift Hours:
      • Shift: 6:30pm - 6:30am
      • 3,000 Sign on Bonus, external candidate onlyDiscover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and researchVUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
        • US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
        • Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
        • Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
        • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
        • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
        • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
        • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
        • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
          • Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
            • Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.Movement
              • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
              • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
              • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
              • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
              • Occasional: Carrying over 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
              • Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
              • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
              • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
              • Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
              • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
              • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
              • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
              • Frequent: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
              • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
              • Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
              • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
              • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.Sensory
                • Frequent: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
                • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
                • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
                • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.Environmental Conditions
                  • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
                  • Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.INDTG

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