Position Summary/Career Interest
A material handler facilitates distribution of clinical product by responding to real-time, urgent or STAT requests for clinical supply; replenishing production materials and supplies; staging finished product.
Adheres to departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance and interacts within the department and throughout the hospital system to aid in fulfilling material needs for end users.
Prepares product and equipment for delivery by identifying destination, packing, loading, and securing product.
Unloads inbound shipments and stages materials per protocol, validating shipping quantity at a box/case level and escalating identified issues.
Delivers supply and materials to designated nursing department per end user or department leadership request using established chain of custody protocols.
Deploys durable medical equipment (DME) upon real-time demand by clinician order.
Takes an active role in maintaining inventory accuracy by communicating inventory issues to departmental leadership.
Escalates problems/issues between distribution & logistics and our internal and external customers to departmental leadership.
Adheres to established policies regarding attendance and punctuality.
Applies and adheres to LEAN principles according to health system methodology.
Responds to emergency response call according to policy.
Serves as a backup for other department roles as directed by departmental leadership.
Actively seeks opportunities to continuously improve service level and relationships with our customers.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Experience with Outlook, Word and Excel
Must be able to communicate in oral and written form to all levels of staff
Must be capable of performing Essential Functions
Must be capable of showing: High level of attention to detail, Time management, Sense of urgency, High responsiveness to customer needs
Minimum of two years' experience working in a supply chain environment
Health care background
Process improvement or inventory control experience
The University Of Kansas Hospital