Supply Chain Internship - Winter 2020
Company: Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: October 12, 2019
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families
re-build their lives. It's extraordinarily meaningful work and the
reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When
patients \\"Ask for Mary,\\" they experience a culture that has
been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully
listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of
every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians
and care providers.
Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited
rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults
each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation,
orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the
most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an
exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses
and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical
outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients
throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.
Mary Free Bed stands apart from other organizations by the unique
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients,
families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the
communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients,
families and each other with dignity and respect.
Internship opportunity for college student to assist in the
procurement process and supply chain management for clinical and
non-clinical supplies. To act as an assistant to staff within MFB
in a variety of roles, potentially including procurement manager,
warehouse/inventory management, decision support analyst, and
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Computer expertise needed to provide line item entry into
procurement or inventory software (Great Plains Purchasing
* Analyze and review prices, invoices and help set standards and
best practices for clinician and technical staff product and
* Correspondence and coordination with suppliers to include product
details and to receive PO signatures and invoices in timely
* Create database of MFB supplies and relate these to preferred,
secondary, and tertiary suppliers. Also to further create a
database of therapy supplies for satellite facilities to align
* Coordination with Purchasing and Inventory staff to assist with
receiving, returns and inventory
* Develop labeling conventions for clean utility shelving, exchange
carts, inventory shelves. Assist with mock-up of shelving for clean
supplies and gather feedback from nursing.
* Build non-chargeable patient care items in Cerner for increased
cost tracking of patient care supplies/inventory management.
* Organizational skills to help with warehouse, and inventory
management under direction of manager.
OTHER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Experience gained for intern includes: Specifications, procurement
process, logistics, database creation.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING
* Currently in college, preferably with interest/experience in
supply chain management
* Physical Demands: Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force
occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push,
pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of
the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking
or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the
20 hours per week for a 10-12 week period. Actual hours and
duration of internship will be determined at the time of position
This is an unpaid intern position. The reward will be the valuable
experience gained in the areas of Supply Chain Management and
Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic
information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected
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