University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Posted on May 1, 2020
Req #: 176606
Job Location: Sand Point
Posting Date: 01/30/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $16.39 per hour 
Shift: First Shift 

The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.  UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center (UWMC)-Montlake and Northwest, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children’s.  

UW Medicine Supply Chain Management has an outstanding opportunity for a Student Assistant in Inventory Control. Reporting to UW Medicine System Inventory Control Manager, the Student Assistant with Inventory Control will be responsible for the following duties:

Optimization of multiple par (supply storage) locations, to include, acute care, procedural, and case cart locations. Par optimization involves:
  • Analytical review of historical usage
  • Spatial optimization evaluation
  • Compose recommendation for appropriate supply levels and organization
  • Implement reorganization plan in designated storage locations

    Optimize supply storage in the perpetual inventory
  • Reorganize shelf storage
  • Provide recommendations for space maximization and implement plan

    Other duties as assigned

    Must be a student currently enrolled at the University of Washington

    Employment Eligibility:
    In accordance with UW Employment and Administrative Policies, Chapter 104, Student Employees, to hold an appointment in one of the covered student job titles a student must be enrolled at the University of Washington and meet the following minimum enrollment requirements (not including correspondence credits):
  • Undergraduate students - 6 credits
  • Graduate and professional students - 4 credits
  • Ph.D. candidates working on dissertations - 2 credits
  • Granted "on leave" status

    Desired Qualifications:
  • Healthcare experience
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • Process improvement methodology
  • Change management
  • Project management
  • Lean/Six Sigma or other operational improvement methodology
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or