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Distribution Operations Coordinator (PRN Weekends)

Job Description

Job ID: 1211826
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Distribution services consists of four separate areas; warehouse, distribution, mailroom and shuttle services. The primary duties of Distribution services includes; Receipt processing and delivery of 800 supply items, maintaining supply inventory, processing mail, courier service between BHC and offsite buildings and doctors offices, maintain radiology films and hospital records, shuttle and assist patients and visitors with parking and transportation.


Role Purpose

The Distribution Operations Coordinator assists management in the daily operation and services provided by the supply distribution operation. This position helps to identify staffing constraints and assists in coordinating workloads & assignments. This position also serves as a functional expert on inventory management and resource management systems (e.g., Wavemark, Atpar, FLICS, PeopleSoft, etc.) towards managing all par locations across the enterprise. Additionally, the Distribution Operations Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that standard work practices are communicated and followed across the system.


  • Performs service audits and participates with customer service recovery; provides general oversight of the departmental operations and serves as the charge person in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Represents the department on various supply distribution efforts & initiatives; attends meetings and works with various clinicians and customers across the system; provides communications to clinical department leads, supervisor and management.
  • Maintains subject matter expertise on current and new technologies for managing inventory levels within the hospital; shares best practices with peers across the system.
  • Supports and determines daily un-fill rates for supply availability; works closely with purchasing, sourcing, utilization management, and vendors to ensure primary or alternative supplies are available to support clinicians and patients.
  • Coordinates the design, layout and implementation of all new par locations including set up, item maintenance and reporting for hospital renovations, new facilities, and changes in operations.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer