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PRN Spend Management Representative

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-35224

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Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.


Job Summary

Job ID: R-35224 Job Type: Part time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

As a Spend Management Representative you will provide round the clock support, facilitating the distribution of product, supplies and equipment, by responding to real-time, urgent or STAT requests, questions or service needs. Additionally, you will receive product delivered as directed and complete deliveries to predetermined locations. Deliveries can be between departments, hospitals and locations. Adhere to scheduled delivery window and adjust as needed based on feedback from your leadership. Representatives will also collect, disseminate and follow-up on all supply chain information requests that come in during your shift. When available provide solutions to client requests by providing superb customer service. Additionally, responsible for unloading and sorting inbound shipments; resolves select receiving issues or escalates to leadership for resolution. Works with requesters on determining product requirements based on customer needs; stages product for delivery, delivers materials; additionally, deploys response carts; may create orders by requisition in enterprise resource system. Operates delivery vehicles, IAW federal, state and local laws when delivering product within the health system, must maintain required licenses and medical clearances.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance and technical function.
  • Professionally interacts within the department and throughout the health system to aid in fulfilling urgent material needs for end users.
  • Prepares product and equipment for delivery by identifying destination, packing, loading, and securing product.
  • Unloads inbound shipments and stages materials per protocol, validating shipping quantity at the item level and resolves identified issues.
  • As needed, electronically receives, issues and reconciles items into the inventory management system per departmental protocol.
  • Delivers supply and materials to designated nursing department per end user or department leadership request using established chain of custody protocols.
  • Responds to customer supply chain inquiries – solves or routes issues and ensures that follow-up is received by customer
  • Serves as the point of contact for customer issue/inquiry resolution.
  • Provides effective coaching and feedback to team members that you are responsible for training.
  • Deploys, builds and manages specialty response carts as needed (i.e. Code blue carts, disaster response carts, surge supply carts, other carts/supply kits).
  • Accountable for mitigation of problems/issues between distribution & logistics and our internal and external customers to departmental leadership.
  • Responsible for requisition and acquisition of products and supplies based on customer need and according to established departmental inventory management protocols.
  • Applies and adheres to LEAN principles according to health system methodology.
  • Responds to emergency response call according to policy.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to continuously improve service level and relationships with our customers.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • High School Graduate or GED.
  • 1 or more years of experience with Outlook, Word and Excel.

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Associates Degree in a related field of study from an accredited college or university.
  • 2 or more years of experience working in a supply chain environment
  • 2 or more years of experience in a healthcare background.
  • 2 or more years of experience in process improvement or inventory control.

Required Licensure and Certification
  • CDL within 6 months of hire date.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN


  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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