Inventory Control Specialist I, Materials Distribution-AFSCME

Job Description

Inventory Control Specialist I, First Shift, Materials Distribution

UC Health is hiring a full-time Inventory Control Specialist I for the Materials Distribution department for the first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Materials Distribution Department will support the Medical Centers and deliver high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


Job Responsibilities

Performs inventory function, monitors assess movement, maintains related records and prepares related documents.
  • Performs inventory control functions, including but not limited to PAR level utilization and management, contract compliance, ensuring reliability of procurement and timely distribution of supplies and management of about to expire and expired products.
  • Knowledge and understanding of inventory control and ordering process. Tracks inventory of assigned areas on a regular basis. Consistently rotates products using first in first out technique (FIFA), replenishes supplies, and communicates back orders and/or changes on products to department manager and appropriate personnel.
  • Prepares documents, maintains records, requisitions and related reports for supplies. Creates and maintains related files.
  • Performs all other inventory and miscellaneous duties as directed by the manager.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 3 months equivalent experience required.
  • Ability to perform basic math skills and to read and write common vocabulary; at least the courses in inventory control covering three of the following areas: inventory control, production and inventory forecasting, materials requirements planning, accounting systems and internal control, information systems integrated with principles from management, systems theory and data processing to identify supply needs and develop systems to provide information or three months equivalent experience.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at