Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 6/22/2021

Material Management Tech II (13 weeks contract), Mon-Fri, 7:30am- 3:30pm

We believe our people are our strength and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.

Health & Wellness

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement & Savings

  • 401K

Educational Assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursements
  • Loan Repayment

Work & Life Balance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

Other Perks

  • Low cost parking
  • Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria

St. Joseph Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience:

  • Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
  • Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  • Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.
  • A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.
  • A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.

You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs warehousing, shipping and receiving duties. Participates in physical inventory counts. Inputs and retrieves data into/from point of use system for the purpose of processing departmental supply requisitions, maintenance of on-line requisitions, preparing inventory auto-requisitions for purchasing and inventory control. Delivers and picks up supplies to/from hospital departments. Assist with obtaining or providing product information as requested. Monitors hospital departmental stock supply levels.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

SERVICE

Consistently supports and communicates the Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph Medical Center.

Upholds the Standards of Conduct and Corporate Compliance.

PEOPLE

Consistently follows facility guidelines and procedures in performance.

QUALITY

Completes annual education requirements.

Promotes of a culture of patient safety which results in the identification and reduction of unsafe practices.

Follows the guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).

Supportive of the compliance program set forth by Steward and demonstrated by:

  1. Uphold the Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance
  2. Adheres to and helps to enforce all compliance policies relevant to his/her area.
  3. Assures timely compliance education as requested by the Regional Compliance & Safety Officer and/or through corporate initiatives.

Responsible for carrying out functions of the warehousing of supplies:

  1. Distributes supplies to and from various locations as assigned.

  1. Distributes and processes associated paperwork as needed.
  2. Shipping – packs supplies appropriately, ensures all documentation is completed and correct prior to submission and filing. Ships unwanted or damaged material to vendor for credit, repair, or replacement.

Receiving – receives and enters receiving data into the materials information system on supplies and equipment, reports any PO/receiving irregularities to the procurement department within 24hr of receiving. Regularly inspects warehouse supplies for damage and/or defects and reports malfunctioning and broken equipment/supplies to Materials Service Supervisor or Materials Director.

Inventorying par stations by verifying and counting items with point of use systems, refilling point of use systems based on current count. Ensuring inventory is not overstocked, expired or disorderly.

Inventorying non-scan able items on part stations by manually checking inventory based on current par levels.

Operates a variety of mechanical equipment such as: forklifts, hand carts, electrical pallet jacks in order to move supplies to appropriate locations in a manner consistent with the required OSHA training class.

Receives and processes emergency requisitions for supplies held in inventory and assembles/delivers supplies requested the same day.

Stores supplies and equipment according to the established inventory “row” “bin” locations and inventory rotation procedures FIFO taking into account expiration dates on supplies.

Assists with the general maintenance of central services area by ensuring that receiving and the storage areas, including shelves are kept clean and hazard free at all times.

Sets an example to all staff in their daily activities.

Other duties as assigned.

GROWTH

Enhances the patient experience by fostering a positive relationship with customers.

Contributes to improving patient satisfaction results.

FINANCE

Promotes stewardship of hospital resources while ensuring quality patient care.

Responds to inquiries regarding delivery of supplies/shipment from vendors. May initiate contact with vendors regarding shortages and/or backorders. Notifies purchasing of overages and/or shortages.

Maintains departmental files of signed delivery tickets, packing slips, proof of deliveries, bills of lading, stock requisitions and other related records as requested to assist in resolving invoice and receiving discrepancies and related problems.

Participates in yearly inventory of department.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Work Experience:

High School Graduate or GED Equivalent, required.

Six months to one year on the job training. Knowledge base of point of use system and medical knowledge.

Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

Other certification requirements as defined by the certification policy.

Ability to operate materials handling equipment such as forklift, dollies, electrical pallet jacks in order to effectively and efficiently service both internal and external customers.

Ability to lift, walk, and stand up to ninety percent of work time and push/pull weights of more than fifty/eighty pounds of work time when pushing dollies, pallets, and carts.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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