57.0 Inventory Management Policy


Title of Manual: Specimen Collection

Version No: 1.0

Title: Inventory Management Policy

Effective Date: 12/20/10
Revised Date: 06/23/14

Document #: GPA.SPC.57.0


I. PURPOSE

To establish an effective supply inventory control system to minimize emergency requisitions and to avoid both shortages and /or surplus of supplies.

This applies to all phlebotomy department personnel

II. MATERIALS

Reagents

Supplies

Equipment

 

 

 


III. PROCEDURE

1. Inventory is considered a valuable, manageable asset. All ordering locations are accountable for managing
    inventory levels.
2. Inventory should be maintained at their lowest possible level, balancing the need for continuous supply to
    meet routine and peak demands with the interest in preserving maximum cash flow.
3. Avoid ordering large quantities of time sensitive materials.
4. Product expiration date should be monitored and inventory rotated accordingly.
5. Physical inventories are routinely performed by the phlebotomy supervisor.

IV. QUALITY CONTROL

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V. CALCULATIONS/CALIBRATION

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VI. INTERPRETATIONS

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VII. METHOD PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS

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VIII. REFERENCES

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IX. RELATED DOCUMENTS

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X. DOCUMENT HISTORY

X - MINOR REVISION
(Laboratory Director’s Signature on Original Subsequent Document Attached)

MAJOR REVISION
(Requires Laboratory Director & Department Director Signature - where applicable)

Reason for Change

2/10/14 New Document Control Format

06/23/14 Moved to Specimen Collection Manual



Laboratory Director

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Date

Natalie Depcik-Smith, MD
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Department Director

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Date

Robert M. Gay, M.D.
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Designee

Date

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