Location: St. Dominic Hospital
Department: MATERIALS MANAGEMENT - 9550
Employment Type: Full Time
Other Shift Details:
Job Code: 8275
The Inventory Supply Tech is responsible for stocking and picking supplies in General Stores, delivering supplies throughout the hospital and on-site clinics, Behavioral Health and Cancer Center locations, and stocking supplies in Point-of-Use (POU) locations.
Minimum Education High School diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree in Computer, Math, Business, or Supply Chain related field preferred.
Minimum Work Experience Must have a minimum of 3 – 5 years Supply Chain experience working in a warehouse or distribution center with a minimum of 1 year experience in order picking; experience will be waived in lieu of Associates Degree or higher in one of the fields listed above. Healthcare Supply Chain experience is preferred.
Required Skills Proficiency in Math as evidenced by Competency Test given during interview process; proficiency with using computers (preferably hand held devices); verbal and written communication skills, and customer service skills; familiarity with healthcare and medical supply terminology desirable
Picks and/or delivers supplies, both stock and non-stock, in a timely fashion. Assists with putting up stock in General Stores after receipts occur. Maintains par levels in departmental supply areas as assigned based on trends in demand. Performs cycle counts and reconciles par levels. Rotates supplies to ensure FIFO disposition and limit stock obsolescence and expiration on dated supplies both in General Stores and assigned par locations. Recommends changes in min/max levels as changes in utilization of product occurs in assigned locations. Communicates unusual discrepancies found during cycle counts to the Inventory Control Manager and works closely with staff to avoid stock-outs and ensure supply availability to patient care staff. Maintains cleanliness of work area as required. Understands role in hospital’s fire, safety, and disaster plan. Contributes positively to the hospital’s mission, philosophy, and objectives. Any other duties as assigned.
Prolonged periods of standing, walking, or sitting while on duty. Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Transferring, repositioning patients. Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and crouching for patient care functions. Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing designated duties required. Optimal auditory acuity required. Manual dexterity involving the handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to performing assigned duties. Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment. Ability to pass all required health and other screening tests. Physical conditions are clean, neat and well lit. Maybe subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where judgment as to precautions need to be taken is essential. Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced. Exposure to limited amounts of hazardous chemicals or substances and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty maybe irregular or unexpectedly extended due to emergency circumstances. Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.