Materials Mgmt Specialist III - CRMH Materials Management Sign On Bonus & Referral Eligible

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Any Day, Any Shift
Facility:  CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Requisition Number:  143483

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

Coordinates, administers, implements and assists in the development of the supply support system which operates efficiently and meets the needs of the patient and the site/organization Materials Management Department. Acts as Buyer for non-contract items and services, which may require clinical knowledge. May have high level of responsibility for acquisition, procedure development, maintaining, repairing and reporting errors for inventory control systems. Designs, runs, reviews and maintains  reports for problem resolutions. May act as a lead.

  • Performs/acts as a Buyer and coordinates pricing & selection of non-contract items and services with vendors as directed. Supports and helps to maintain new Vendor Access policies.
  • In backorder situations finds acceptable clinical substitutions where necessary and communicates with stakeholders to prevent zero fills. 
  • Assures that assigned area purchases are in compliance with Carilion policies and procedures, vendor contractual agreements, guidelines for purchase authorization and requirements for consistent coding and nomenclature.  
  • Meets assigned department and Materials Management budgetary goals and department performance indicators or statistics.
  • Exercises various cost controls over stock item inventories, consigned and non-consigned. This includes effective and efficient utilization of Lawson MMIS, product evaluations, timely phase-out of discontinued product, establishment of effective min/max levels and critical order points, resolution of zero picks, utilization of electronic receiving protocols and daily monitoring of critical supply levels to prevent the onset of critical shortages.  Assists with PPI (Physician Preference Items) purchasing, inventory management and audit management.
  • Consults with fiscal departments to assure proper coding of revenue items and makes recommendations to the materials management manager of revenue. Makes revenue recommendations relative to the Charge Master as directed.
  • Coordinates and returns all nonstock and stock supplies and equipment for return to manufacturers or distributors for credit and/or repair. Coordinates with other departments closely on these returns. 
  • Serves as a contact and communciates with other health care facilities, as well as with sales reps and other stakeholders outside Carilion,  to share information concerning availability of supplies/equipment, new products, and standardization of product lines. 
  • Responsible for developing procedures and recommending policy relating to the addition of new product lines to the automatic replenishment process.  Responsible for training and execution related to these product lines and other lines assigned.   May function as a project team lead for new projects, responsible for documentation of milestones and total project execution.  
  • Acts as an advocate for team cohesion and cooperation.  Supports the MM Manager and Director in the execution of daily department priorities.  Supports fellow Specialists to help drive performance in their areas, supporting overall team and department performance. 

What We Require:

Education: High school diploma or GED. College degree desirable.

Experience: Five (5) years healthcare materials management or inventory experience with proven Excel spreadsheet skills desired. MMIS experience preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Virginia Drivers License.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Excellent communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, e.g. Excel spreadsheets including formulas, sorting large amounts of data, and printing.. Familiarity with automated procurement and inventory control systems.  Ability to act independently with minimum supervision.  Ability to work with others in a team setting. Ability to meet deadlines within short time frames. Ability to perform repetitive tasks for long periods of time. Ability to perform in a continually changing environment. May be required to provide own transportation and travel distances of up to 150miles.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 143483 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Any Day, Any Shift 
Shift Details: Primarily M-F, Day Shift

For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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