Catholic Health Initiatives Inventory Specialist in HOUSTON, Texas

Inventory Specialist


The Vintage Hospital is an acute care hospital offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services—including obstetrics and neonatology, bariatric surgery, orthopedics, spine, pain management, gastroenterology, interventional, heart and vascular, and diagnostic imaging—to the Northwest Houston community.

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 Qualifications


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 supervision

Stays on task and meets deadlines


knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Basic knowledge of supply

chain applications (e.g., Lawson)

Knowledge of automated ERP systems and


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

  1. 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


  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


  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 Supply Chain


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0116366