Supply Chain Operations
Welcome to the Supply Chain Operations website for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Our mission is to provide all customers with the maximum level of support for both clinical and general needs. We strive to provide prompt, efficient service and proactively work to identify institutional needs before they occur.
Four distinct departments make up Supply Chain Operations at
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. They
include Store Room, Receiving, Material Disposition and Central Service (which
includes Centralized Equipment Distribution). Supply Chain Operations is
directed by Karen Carter.
Is responsible for the reprocessing of reusable supplies used throughout the inpatient and outpatient areas. This is to include, but not limited to, procedure trays, individual instruments, basin sets, OR linens, and others. In addition, Central Service houses the Centralized Equipment Distribution program which is responsible for portable patient care equipment, such as patient beds (both specialty and routine), patient therapy devices (IV pumps, PCA pumps, temporary pacemakers, etc.) and routine patient items (PPE carts, hampers, chairs, etc.).
Is responsible for the receiving, storage, and distribution of medical supplies for the Medical Center.This is accomplished through par stock, over the counter issues, and computer orders sent to our dept. The external courier service, which picks up and delivers items for the Medical Center also works out of General Stores.
Is responsible for receiving and delivery of all non store room items and equipment, with the exception of food products and pharmaceuticals. These items include items shipped to and from the Medical Center from suppliers, repair facilities, and departments of the hospital. The Receiving Department also coordinates the inspection of all electrical items with Engineering and tags hospital assets.
Is responsible for the removal of all furniture, apparatuses and equipment from the hospital that has been declared surplus.The items removed can be incorporated back into the hospital, sold, donated or discarded. Materiel Disposition handles all computer equipment, monitors, printers and electronic waste from all departments throughout the medical center regardless of location.
Director of Supply Chain Operations
firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 336.713.8573
Manager, Central Service/Centralized Equipment Distribution
email@example.com, Phone: 336-716-6270
Tanya Lewis Manager,
firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone 336.760.0424