Supply Chain Item Master Specialist
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 4/22/2017

Job Description

Job:  Materials Management

Organization:  Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Feb 21, 2017, 10:55:18 AM

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an Item Master Specialist position that will be based in our Supply Chain Support Services department.  This position is based in Altamonte Springs, FL.

The Supply Chain Item Master Specialist is accountable for the development, delivery, and management of item master data for the PeopleSoft procurement and supply chain management systems. Enters and maintains item data and assigns items to suppliers using PeopleSoft and other computer-based systems to ensure accurate tracking and reporting. Responsible for data accuracy and adherence to data policies and procedures. Ensures proper units of measures are applied. Manages activities and processes related to item master data management in the PeopleSoft application, which includes monitoring and ensuring data quality standards are met.

Specific job duties include:
  • Develops and refines supplier categories
  • Re-aligns items and commodities into categories
  • Updates item categories, groups, and families
  • Develops and refines data integrity rules
  • Discontinues items
  • Defines vendor items for procurement contracts
  • Understands contracts to ensure items are contract compliant whenever appropriate
  • Establishes item vendor unit of measure (UOM) pricing
  • Enters and maintains data accurately to ensure proper tracking and quality reporting
  • Communicates with Supply Chain Procurement Agents II, Supply Chain Procurement Agents I, and facility inventory staff as necessary
  • Develops and maintains manufacturer master categories
  • Creates and updates charge description master (CDM) items and ensures appropriate revenue coding
  • Resolves simple to complex issues related to item master data records in a timely manner

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:   
  • Minimum of two years of experience in data maintenance and development preferred
  • Experience in the healthcare industry preferred
  • Experience in a supply chain shared services organization preferred
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree from a four-year accredited university or college required or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience required
Software Requirements:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
  • Proficiency in PeopleSoft preferred
  • Ability to type fifty or more words per minute with excellent spelling, punctuation, grammar, and oral and written communications
If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.