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Specialty Svcs Log Tech

Req #:  125436
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Materials Management/Supply Chain
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin, Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department,  a free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.

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Specialty Svcs Log Tech

  • Sherman Hospital
  • Day Shift
  • Full Time

The purpose of this position is to provide timely, accurate and comprehensive services related to providing stock and non~stock supplies and equipment to specialty departments within the hospital. This includes activities involving receiving, distribution, bulk and logical unit of measure deliveries, on demand services, 2~bin inventory deployment and management, inventory control and attention to days on hand levels, storeroom management and maintenance, housekeeping, root cause analysis and error proofing, lean management, continuous improvement and the use of various technologies, including, but not limited to bar code scanning, electronic receiving, delivery and chain of custody tools and applications and remote work locations, as assigned.

This is position has high demand as the products that are being stocked are considered more costly, thus higher risk of cost waste, and have higher risk of urgency of usage for life threatening procedures. The incumbent in this position will deal with heightened stress in the position and requires a higher level of competency and responsibility.

Inventory Management
Leadership Support and Collaboration
Inventory Usage Analytics


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • 2~3 Experience in perioperative inventory management with operating knowledge of specialty departments included. (Specialty departments can include the following or variations of the following: Cath Lab, surgical OR, I/R, E.P.)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to use a barcode scanner
  • Lawson ERP knowledge
  • 2~Bin inventory management knowledge
  • PAR replenishment and cycle count capability. None This position will require moving various types of inventory containers, as well as bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, stretching, computer reading, and data entry.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago