Supply Chain Logistics (Hospital/Clinics)
The Logistics division of Supply Chain Management plays a
crucial role in the delivery and inventory management of medical products as
well as oversight management of various third-party services to clinical care
areas. Major areas of control and responsibility include: Central Supply, OR
Supply, Materials Management, Moveable Medical Equipment, Linen and the
Mailroom. All departments play a crucial role in the delivery and inventory
management of medical products and services for UAMS.
Central Supply employs twenty-nine (29) employees and responsibilities include
servicing 19 OR suites in the main OR and 9 OR suites in ODS, Nursing units for
400+ beds, Cath Lab, GI Lab, Interventional Radiology, and 17 Clinics on and off
campus. Central Supply maintains and staffs two separate store rooms HP01 and
HPCS 24/7. Their major responsibilities include inventory management of medical
supplies to include cycle counting, recalls, monitoring for expiring products,
and reconciling patient charges within the two storerooms. Inventory par levels
and ordering are managed thru the SAP inventory system. In addition Central
supply staff duties include stocking and inventory management of 105 Pyxis units
located on nursing units, pre-op and PACU areas, Cath Lab, GI Lab,
Interventional Radiology, and clinics. They are responsible for ordering
(putting in reservations to the distribution center), stocking, and the
maintaining and building of bulk supply rooms. Currently there are 23 bulk rooms
stocked with over 100 items each throughout the hospital and clinics. Scanners
are utilized to help expedite the ordering process. In addition to the already
mentioned, they do receiving for HP01 and HPCS and maintain the Walker Annex
dock. Central Supply department can be reached 24/7 by contacting 686-6410.
OR Supply employs 4 employees who are responsible for the
management of nonstock inventory in the Operating room, One Day surgery and
Anesthesia departments as well as some stock inventory. They place orders,
stock, receive, cycle count and deliver these supplies to storerooms, pyxis
cabinets and supply carts in these areas.
Materials Management is the administrative office located
in Central Building Room G151, on the ground floor across from the Credit Union.
Value Analysis staff is located here. The Vendor Management system is managed out
this office also. The coordinator for this system can be reached at 686-8949.
Supply Chain Logistics also has oversight of the Linen department which is
currently operated by Medline and the Moveable Medical Equipment which is
currently managed by Hill-Rom. The Linen department is staffed
from 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. can be reached by calling 686-8814 for linen needs and
isolation carts. Central Supply covers isolations cards from 11:30 p.m. to 7
a.m. Hill-Rom is staffed 24/7 and can be reached 257-7277
for moveable medical equipment. Crash carts and airway boxes can be ordered
through the crash cart icon on the Clinical desktop screens.
recently took over the oversight and management of the Mailroom and mail
distribution on the UAMS Campus.
Supply Chain Logistics takes great pride
in what we do. It is our pleasure to serve the needs of the patients, families,
volunteers and staff of UAMS.
Supply Chain Logistics