Catholic Health Initiatives Inventory Specialist PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

Inventory Specialist PRN


CHI St. Luke’s Health is

a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest

health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI operates in 18 states

and comprises more than 90 hospitals, including four academic medical centers

and teaching hospitals; 24 critical-access facilities; community health

services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home health agencies; and

other services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. CHI

St. Luke’s Health is dedicated to a mission of enhancing community health

through high-quality, cost-effective care. In partnership with our physicians

and community partners, we are committed to excellence and compassion in caring

for the whole person while creating healthier communities. CHI St. Luke’s

Health is comprised of six hospitals across the Houston metropolitan


Duties include

management of inventory as it relates to picking products, replenishing, and

requisitioning within assigned areas of high value goods, such as Surgical

Services, Cath Lab, EP and Imaging. Duties are not limited to the supply room,

but extend to all areas of the hospital. Responsible for pulling products for

cases as assigned. Monitors and assures inventory levels meet demand tracking

usage & setting inventory levels for specific group of products, in support

of PAR & Perpetual locations.


Minimum Job



Education: High school graduate, GED or equivalent

Minimum years in field

previous to employment: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience of

inventory management or other relevant experience

Ability to communicate

clearly and concisely, summarizing analysis in reports with minimal


Stays on task and meets deadlines

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Basic knowledge of supply chain applications (e.g., Lawson)

Knowledge of automated ERP systems and processes

Ability to process and present data clearly



  1. Restocks supplies

daily and rotates inventory supporting accurate inventory levels, generating

orders/requisitions as needed

  1. Distributes medical supplies and equipment to patient care areas

  2. Monitors par levels for specific products to assure that appropriate levels

are established in order not to affect patient care

  1. Identifies excess inventory, returning stock and processing credits;

notifies supervisor of outdates or slow moving inventory

  1. Participates in the put away and validation process of perpetual inventory

items, and issues and credits materials from the inventory management

point-of-use system

  1. Labels bins and handles requests to change pars; maintains clean and orderly

stock locations

  1. Works in collaboration with reprocessing resources, leadership, and buyers

to optimize usage of reprocessed products; acts as liaison between clinical

staff and supply chain management for assigned high value areas, such as

Surgical Services, Cath Lab, EP and Imaging

  1. Conducts annual inventory count to determine asset value and additional

inventories as requested

  1. Manages consigned inventory and processes bill-only’s as appropriate

Job Materials Management/Supply Chain


Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0124171