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Surgical Inventory Specialist - 12p-8:30p - Scottish Rite

Work Schedule/Days:  Evening / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  34384



Provides critical support in the control, coordination, and replenishment of surgical supplies and inventories. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No professional certifications required
  • One year of experience in inventory control, materials management, or purchasing
  • One year of experience in inventory control computer system and data entry
  • Experience in a healthcare setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and/or Excel
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to function effectively under stressful conditions
  1. Follows established processes to maintain adequate levels of supplies while minimizing outages and overstocks using available tools to complete activities.
    • Runs daily order replenishment report.
    • Receives in-transit items and issues items in and out to match stock on hand.
    • Researches products and provides substitution suggestions. 
    • Transfers inventory urgently between locations as needed.
    • Performs location uploads quality checks.
    • Assists with product recalls.
    • Maintains accurate files and data on all materials purchased.
  2. Assists with continual preparation for annual inventory.
    • Completes monthly check of expiration dates.
    • Maintains accurate shelf labeling.
    • Reduces variances and prepares assigned service line for daily, monthly, and annual cycle counts.
  3. Assists with flexible scope and instrument repair program.
  4. Fosters positive working relationships across departments and campuses with patients, physicians, families, visitors, coworkers, and vendors.
  5. Answers telephones in a courteous, helpful manner.
  6. Complies with all applicable regulations, standards, and recommendations, and follows hospital and departmental safety instructions, policies, and procedures.
  7. Attends 80% of staff meetings/communication and job-related educational opportunities.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Supply Chain - Supply chain

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Patient Care, Surgery, Pediatric, Data Entry, Healthcare, Administrative