Distribution Operations Coordinator
Additional Information About the Role
- Full Time Days
- 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $6.3 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 14 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community health programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.
BJC HealthCare is committed to developing a world class supply chain management organization. Effective management of our supply chain is critical to our long-term success. Supplies account for 22.6% of BJC�s total expenses. By developing integrated processes to manage product selection and utilization, contracting, purchasing, logistics, distribution, and payment we can ensure our patients have the supplies they need while minimizing the overall cost to our organization. By following the purchasing policies, using the products under contract, and preventing waste, you help make sure we spend our supply dollars wisely.
The Distribution Operations Coordinator assists management in the daily operation and services provided by the supply distribution operation. This position helps to identify staffing constraints and assists in coordinating workloads & assignments. This position also serves as a functional expert on inventory management and resource management systems (e.g., Wavemark, Atpar, FLICS, PeopleSoft, etc.) towards managing all par locations across the enterprise. Additionally, the Distribution Operations Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that standard work practices are communicated and followed across the system.
ResponsibilitiesPerforms service audits and participates with customer service recovery; provides general oversight of the departmental operations and serves as the charge person in the absence of the supervisor.Represents the department on various supply distribution efforts & initiatives; attends meetings and works with various clinicians and customers across the system; provides communications to clinical department leads, supervisor and management.Maintains subject matter expertise on current and new technologies for managing inventory levels within the hospital; shares best practices with peers across the system.Supports and determines daily un-fill rates for supply availability; works closely with purchasing, sourcing, utilization management, and vendors to ensure primary or alternative supplies are available to support clinicians and patients.Coordinates the design, layout and implementation of all new par locations including set up, item maintenance and reporting for hospital renovations, new facilities, and changes in operations.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Benefits and Legal Statement
BJC Total Rewards
At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
- Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
- 401(k) plan with BJC match
- Tuition Assistance available on first day
- BJC Institute for Learning and Development
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
- Adoption assistance
To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits
*Not all benefits apply to all jobs
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer