University of Arkansas

Supply Coordinator

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0053403

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      Type of Position:

      Clinical Staff - Medical Ancillary Support

      Job Type:


      Work Shift:

      Sponsorship Available:


      Institution Name:

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

      The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

      UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):

      • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
      • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
      • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
      • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
      • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
      • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
      • Merchant Discounts
      • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

      Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

      The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

      Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

      All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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      Summary of Job Duties:

      The Supply Coordinator assists in the development, implementation and communication of sustained quality and resource-optimized measures, during the intraoperative phase, and advises the management team in the Surgical and Supply Chain departments on operational improvement, cost containment, preference card development and supply utilization. This position requires a sound knowledge of supply chain movement and intraoperative clinical experience as well as strong communication skills and leadership abilities.



      • Bachelor's Degree or HS Diploma p lus 4 years of experience within hospital/healthcare environment with 2 years within inventory management.
      • At least 2 years in a hospital setting.

      Additional Information:


      • Rounds daily in the OR and Nursing Areas to communicate with surgeons/staff and obtain all updates to preference cards/supply needs.
      • Works collaboratively with Clinical Coordinators to maintain and update all preference cards/supply needs.
      • Works directly with surgery and Supply Chain to identify over- or under-used items after cases, for opportunities to decrease waste due to no use or expiring product.
      • Identifies cost effective materials/supplies, and works with Supply Chain, OR Director and coordinators, to develop and implement plans to change where applicable.
      • Facilitates supplier/vendor changes that result in new or substitute products. Works with Supply Chain, vendors, surgeons and OR staff to coordinate new product trails and conversion efforts in a logical manner.
      • Maintains a progress record pertaining to core activities for reporting and facilitating system-wide improvements.
      • Preforms other duties as assigned.

      Salary Information:

      "Commensurate with education and experience"

      Required Documents to Apply:

      List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

      Optional Documents:

      Special Instructions to Applicants:

      Recruitment Contact Information:

      Please contact for any recruiting related questions.

      All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

      Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

      Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

      Annual TB Screening, Criminal Background Check, Substance Abuse Testing

      This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

      Constant Physical Activity:

      Grasping, Hearing, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Standing, Talking, Walking

      Frequent Physical Activity:

      Balancing, Stooping

      Occasional Physical Activity:

      Crouching, Standing

      Benefits Eligible:

  • About the company

      The University of Arkansas is a public land-grant, research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas.