Inventory Specialist, Central Services, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Chicago Illinois

Requisition ID: 44930

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Inventory Specialist performs duties associated with managing inventory, receiving, sorting, stocking, shipping and distributing supplies within the Medical Center. Provides guidance on supply acquisitions for new clinical programs, working directly with the physicians and the department Director.



  1. Monitors inventory usage and supply levels to maintain par levels within the system. Makes necessary stocking level adjustments and complete orders as appropriate. Tracks inventory usage in conjunction with the clinical leaders to ensure the availability of products needed. 


  2. Responds to inventory and equipment recalls and pull stock or equipment from service and process to return to vendor and may process replacement order for inventory or equipment. Researches and identifies inventory or equipment for replacement. Notifies leader and staff of product recall.


  3. Contacts or meets with sales representatives from different vendors regarding invoicing or shipping problems. Assists staff with execution of product recall processes and procedures and ensures appropriate credits are received from the vendor.


  4. Verifies the receipt of items recorded as received by the Receiving Department and follows-up on any discrepancies. 


  5. Educates leadership on the system and process on the computerized ordering of inventory. Monitors all orders placed for accuracy. Assists end users in completion of appropriate add sheets and other documentation needed for supply items.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                              

High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two years of Materials Management experience required.


College coursework with business concentration preferred.


Computer Skills                                                          

Should have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software, understand office, bookkeeping, laboratory, maintenance, or computer processes and be able to develop simple procedures with general instruction. 



Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH)
Department Name: Central Services SJHC

Basic Qualifications