Communicates with and assists patient care givers to maintain efficiency and ensures unit supply area PAR levels are maintained. Must maintain cleanliness of and restocking of unit-based-stock area(s). Daily performs routine data entry, supply distribution and clerical support tasks that require previous knowledge of department or hospital procedures. Examples of work performed might include data entry, responding promptly to telephone or e-mail requests, stocking supply carts in accordance with a pre-determined schedule, maintaining files and records, interpreting data, resolving routine problems, or answering questions.
Under supervision, performs a variety of manual tasks related to the management of medical supply inventories in Surgery, Cath-Lab, Out-Patient, Clinic, and Bulk Stores areas. Uses a personal computer and applicable software. Manages inventory medical supplies, single-use surgical instruments, implants, devices, and related products. Maintains records, replenishes stock, and plans for future use requirements based on orders, production schedules and forecasts. May perform receiving, stocking, distributing, and packing in addition to inventory control. On occasion it will be necessary to work weekends, holidays, evenings, nights, overtime, and/or on an on-call status. This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned. May operate a company motor vehicle to conduct related tasks on an occasional basis.
A valid Texas Driver's License; safe driving skills; the ability to safely operate company vehicles with manual or automatic transmissions.
Familiar with basic inventory control standards, record keeping, and documentation requirements.
Fundamental knowledge of aseptic technique and/or HACCP certification.
Typical incumbent has 9-12 months relevant experience working with medical/surgical supplies and equipment.
Typical incumbent has basic knowledge of Universal Precautions and Aseptic Technique.
Ability to work independently (self-starter), quickly, accurately and efficiently under tight deadlines, heavy workloads and in the presence of customers while producing desired results.
Experience medical supply preferred.
Math and analytical skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide to count inventory, perform measurements, and calculate total work order times.
Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.
Universal Health Services