Materials Handler - Limited Term
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!
Under general supervision, receives, stores, issues, and maintains the inventory of materials, supplies, parts, tools, and equipment used in the hospital and ambulatory clinics. Loads and unloads, and delivers materials and supplies to appropriate departments or required locations. May be in charge of a specialized stockroom located on clinical floors with wide variety and number of items. For stockroom is responsible for the receiving, checking of merchandise, performing inventories, replenishment of supplies, and establishing stock levels. Job Requirement
Equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in warehouse receiving, ordering, stock clerk, and inventory.
Some positions in this class may be required to maintain a current forklift certification.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- A minimum of two (2) years of materials handling experience, preferably in a hospital setting.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Methods and practices of, storing and issuing materials, tools, equipment and supplies; inventory control record keeping practices and procedures; units of weights and measures and standard terminology; suppliers of materials required by the department to which assigned; medical supplies and brand names; principles and practices of infection control and disinfection of equipment; personal computers and associated software applications; use and maintenance of tools related to the work; business arithmetic; record keeping principles and practices; department and hospital safety practices and principles; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; patients rights.Skill in:
Performing accurate storage and issuance of materials, supplies and equipment; maintaining accurate inventory control records; safely using and maintaining hand and power tools and material handling equipment related to the work; using proper handling procedures for contaminated equipment; making accurate arithmetic calculations; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical stores or warehouse setting, including the operation of standard office equipment; stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; strength to lift and maneuver equipment and materials weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials including a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Certain positions may require mobility to safely operate a motor vehicle and/or material handling equipment including a forklift. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.