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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Materials Management Specialist in Schenectady, New York

At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.

We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.

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When you join PPGNY as a Materials Management Specialist you will be responsible for the procurement and distribution of supplies. and to provide accurate inventory tracking and control of all items for all assigned health centers throughout PPGNY. This is a full-time position that will be required to travel to cover for multiple health centers.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and review Purchase Order Requisitions using PPGNY’s computerized software system for the procurement of supplies, equipment, and devices needed for patient care services

  • Serve as liaison for the health center(s) with the agency’s purchasing agent to ensure timely processing of orders and delivery of supplies

  • Ensures receipts are created in our electronic system for all deliveries prior to the end of the month

  • Assists Accounts Payable with the resolution of health center invoices for their orders

  • Perform inventory control, inventory rotation in accordance to manufacturer’s and PPGNY guidelines, maintain supply par levels as established for the center(s), and distribute supplies to staff as requested

  • Facilitates the order and repair of medical equipment in conjunction with the Support Services/Facilities Department

  • Provides necessary training of Inventory personnel related to all job functions.

  • Accepts individual and joint responsibility for and participates in the overall health center efforts to achieve all goals set to improve customer relations, increase customer satisfaction and promote repeat customer visits

You have:

  • A demonstrated commitment to learning about and enhancing practices related to racial equity and its impact on healthcare systems

  • Experience in inventory management control, ordering of supplies, stocking organization

  • Ability to travel between Schenectady, Poughkeepsie and Queensbury

PPGNY's benefits package includes:

Generous PTO and holiday schedule

Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents

FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds

Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D

401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment

All positions at PPGNY require:

Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.

At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.

PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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