O.R. Material Svcs Specialist - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center



Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.




  • Selects appropriate vendors when purchasing items for the Operating Room. Maintains records for all purchases in the Operating Room.
  • Uses computer system in ordering and receiving items. Performs price check on items.
  • Performs cycle counts on inventory. Assists with year-end inventory.
  • Receives supplies/equipment from vendors; checks packing slips and reconcile differences between items on packing slips. Resolves backorders from vendors. Returns damaged items to vendors. Orders specialty items when needed.
  • Sends broken instruments to vendors for repair.
  • Obtains and process loaner equipment to be used within the facility.
  • Coordinates with Bio-Med to have new and loaner equipment checked in upon arrival to the facility.
  • Assist in the process for new equipment evaluation when needed
  • Coordinates the installation or expansion of PYXIS units.
  • Manages the console item Master for new supplies in the PYXIS. Manages the standard inventories on  all PYXIS stations.
  • Runs and reviews batch reports.
  • Monitors proper operation of the PYXIS system.
  • Communicates with OR Material Service Supervisor regarding PYXIS activities, policies and procedures.
  • Distributes stock to specific services.
  • Assists in maintaining OR Storage Room in a clean and orderly state.
  • Assists OR Materials Service Supervisor in preparing reports, operational and capital budget.
  • Maintains cost control for OR Materials.
  • Adheres to guidelines in the confidentiality statement.
  • Attends meeting with and in the absence of the OR Materials Service Supervisor.
  • Reviews and checks for expired items in Pyxis and OR supply areas on a monthly basis.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School plus specialized training min 6 months to 2 years or higher
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of staff
  • Project positive behavior to department staff, team members and guests as evidenced by direct observation and feedback from others.
  • Individual should have high energy with the ability to organize/prioritize workload.
  • Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Ability to function as a team member and execute the desired outcomes
  • Must exhibit creative, positive problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts to groups
  • Ability to think conceptually and apply concepts in a practical application
  • Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze information, and determine a course of action


Other Information

  • 1 full time vacancy, days.  

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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