Supply Clerk 2
St. Dominic Hospital
MATERIALS MANAGEMENT - 9550
Supply Clerk 2
The Supply Clerk 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.
High School diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree in Computer, Math, Business, or Supply Chain related field preferred.
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
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.
- Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.
- Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.
- Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.
- Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role and practice.
- Adheres to Infection Control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
- Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
- Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.
- Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.
- Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.
- Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, Federal, State, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
- 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.
- Lifting up to 50 pounds with or without assistance; pushing or pulling up to 100 pounds with or without assistance.
- Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing, and/or crouching to perform job functions.
- Visual and auditory acuity and manual dexterity essential to performing duties.
- Ability to operate both manual and powered material handling equipment.
- Ability to perform effectively at a production pace in a stressful and fast-paced environment.
- May be subjected to unpleasant sights and odors, stressful situations, and hazardous or infectious agents where judgement is essential as to precautions that need to be taken.
- 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 may be irregular or unexpectedly changed or extended to meet the needs of the organization or in emergency situations.
- Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply may occur. Personal protective equipment will be made available and must be worn.