Materials Handler

Medstar Health Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 1 week ago

Qualifications

  • EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent.
  • EXPERIENCE: 6 months related experience; experience working with computerized inventory management systems preferred.
  • LICENSE/CERT/REG: No special certification, registration or license required.
  • SKILLS: Ability to perform mathematic calculations including addition, subtractions, multiplication and division. Verbal and written communications. Ability to read, comprehend and write the English language. Basic computer skills preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies.

  • Assures appropriate procedures are followed within MMIS/Par Excel, to maintain integrity of the inventory system to eliminate stock-outs in warehouse and nursing units.

  • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.

  • Identifies and troubleshoot problems and track flow through the Materials Management information systems.

  • Maintains effective working relationships with other departments and participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.

  • May be required to prepare, compare and/or check reports, records and other related data.

  • Monitors inventory levels: Prepares purchase orders when stock item reaches reorder point. Inventories user storage areas and replenishes inventory as needed. Stocks vendor delivers in warehouse or supply room and contacts established vendors to order routine supplies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Prepares and maintains shipping records, makes up bills of lading, and other documentation for shipment of materials, parts, finished goods, and related items. Organizes and maintains records pertinent to stock levels, supply quantities issued, and other data. Maintains department records, reports, and files as required.

  • Receives incoming materials, supplies, and equipment and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment against purchase order. Inspects shipments for damages or defects, records discrepancies or damages in shipment, and notifies supervisor or purchasing personnel.

  • Receives requests for supplies, selects stock from inventory, loads distribution vehicles, and distributes supplies and special instruments to requisitioning departments. Obtains authorization for accepted items.

  • Removes outdated sterile or other unused supplies and returns them to central supply for reprocessing or to general stores for disposition.

  • Uncrates and assembles equipment and ensures that patient care equipment has been properly labeled and inspected.

  • Marks inventory articles with identification codes as needed.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.


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