Logistics Generalist II - Emergency Department (Supplemental) Job

Summary

Provides all areas of assigned facility with supplies necessary for optimal patient care.  Ensures that all patient care supplies comply with Infection Control guidelines.  Tracks and maintains inventory using automated computer system.  Enters data for patient billing.  Assumes shipping and receiving/stocking and delivery responsibilities, including distribution and delivery of mail to all areas of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

 

High school graduate or equivalent.

 

 

Must have at least one (1) year of general warehouse, material handling, inventory or shipping and receiving experience.

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PREFERRED:

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Some experience with medical/surgical supplies, including six months experience with computerized inventory system.

 

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with others, both inside and outside of Material Services.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of work flow.
  • Ability to perform technical skills as required with disassembly/re-assembly of instruments.
  • Ability to read, write, understand instructions, and perform mathematical calculations commensurate with education/experience.
  • Ability to understand principles and implement basic procedures of infection control and aseptic technique.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and exercise initiative and independent judgment once technical training has been completed.
  • Good interpersonal skills as required by direct patient contact.
  • Must be competent to perform all job functions by the end of orientation.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Receives linen at the receiving dock.  Monitors, inventories and restocks inventories in assigned department(s) and maintains PAR levels to ensure that adequate inventory of sterile and unsterile supplies are readily available.  Processes returns from customers in a timely manner.  Fills inventory supply requisitions and delivers supplies.  Participates in annual physical inventory.
  • Receives direct purchase orders.  Originates purchase order requisitions, places orders and processes paperwork.
  • Assists the Logistics Coordinator with daily duties.  Offers assistance to visitors in assigned area and answers the telephone.
  • Performs general housekeeping functions. Maintains hospital, JCAHO and other quality control standards with subsequent records of sterilization procedures. Ensures safe operation of equipment. Maintains equipment and work area. Recognizes and reacts appropriately to environmental safety factors.  Performs quality control checks.
  • Utilizes and maintains computer-based inventory control records and system.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Ability to read and write to communicate verbally and in writing with other people.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to emergency or critical situations.
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: heavy work - exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The Associate may be required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).