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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join one of the nation's most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine, as a Senior Stock Clerk in Inventory department in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL Location

The Supply Chain Department is a 24/7 operation. They are tasked with ordering and delivering materials for the entire hospital. 


Job Summary 


In this role, as a part of the peri-operative materials management team, the Stock Clerk, Sr. performs inventories, data entry for supply requisitions, accept and verify supply/equipment deliveries, and distribute, organize, and maintain supplies for use in the general peri-operative areas. With these responsibilities, the Stock Clerk, Sr. acts as a resource for information pertinent to all supplies kept in the peri-operative areas of UChicago Medical Center 


Essential functions/Responsibilities 

  • Performs a physical inventory of general and specialty surgical supplies, according to the schedule and guidelines established by the OR materials manager
  • Demonstrates basic skills using Excel and Access Programs, performs overstock reviews and supports peri-operative materials management efforts to reduce, exchange and/or return unused or unneeded supplies to vendors Monitor Operating Room equipment looking for defective items requiring repair
  • May repair specified equipment for shipment to appropriate vendor
  • Performs data entry of supply/equipment orders into the automated materials management information system
  • Accepts, uncrates/unpacks, receives, stores or re-shelves and distributes daily shipments of stock from outside vendors, general stores, internal sources or any procurement method used to obtain stock to the appropriate inventory locations
  • Average daily shipment is four (4) to eight (8) pallets per day plus multiple deliveries of specialty supplies, implants and equipment
  • Audits/verifies shipments for correct units received, matching all shipments with packing lists sent with shipment and/or purchase orders generated from the automated materials management information system and reporting any discrepancies to the peri-operative materials manager
  • Accesses automated materials management information system to identify specialty item destinations, answer receiving questions and information on orders not received
  • Communicate daily with materials management personnel regarding issues or outages
  • Notify peri-operative materials manager of all discrepancies in items ordered and items received or "stocked-out " of general stores
  • Monitor and maintain established par-level for supplies in the all peri-operative areas of the UCMC general operating rooms, report variance to the manager
  • Recommends product purchases based on reorder points, min/max levels and par levels; recommends additional supply orders based on surgical activity or in response to clinical staff requests. Support staff members in accessing supplies, and inventory information.



  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience with hospital/surgical supplies
  • Proven ability to read and write at a high school graduate level and ability to perform simple mathematical calculations
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Basic user in Microsoft Excel and Access programs
  • Ability to perform computer related tasks relating to data input in a menu-type materials management information system
  • Operating Room, SPD and Supply chain experience strongly preferred 


Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE:  Full Time (1.00 FTE)
  • Shift: 3rd Shifts-Nights (11 pm to 7.30 am) Monday- Friday and every other weekend
  • Unit/Department: Inventory  
  • CBA Code: 743 Union 

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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