PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
As a member of the Materials Management Department, the primary purpose of the Store Room Coordinator's position is to insure that medical supplies and equipment are deployed to the correct clinical areas on time and in the correct quantity. This includes correct receiving, inventorying and cycle counting of supplies in the store rooms and keeping these areas clean and well-organized.
- Duty 1: Perform computer-based order entry functions for all J.I.T. supplies and requisitions received from user departments, as well as order entry for inventoried items kept in the storeroom to ensure timely receipt of supplies needed.
- Duty 2: Execute the ‘order picking' function and assist end users in finding supplies that are out of stock in one area, but available elsewhere, in order to ensure that the right supplies are available to the correct end-user at the right time and in the right amount.
- Duty 3: Perform cycle counts of supplies used throughout the hospital, daily, to ensure product is not out of date or ‘short-dated' and, to support the J.I.T. inventory control system.
- Duty 4: Incoming supplies are to be received, inspected against the packing slip and prepared for distribution throughout the hospital to ensure that the correct product is received against the purchase order accurately and to ensure that the correct departments receive their supplies in a timely manner. This includes relaying of discrepancies to purchasing personnel and/or accounting personnel, as appropriate.
- Duty 5: Work closely with the Inventory Control Coordinator and the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator to ensure inventory quantities are kept at the desired levels to keep ‘out of stocks' at a minimum and over-stocked items distributed quickly to the end users or returned to the supplier, as appropriate. This includes frequent cross-training with both coordinators to help complete necessary functions during times of absence.
- Duty 6: Interface with the computer-based system for inventory control is required frequently throughout the day and accurate documentation associated with this interface is critical to ensure accurate financial control elsewhere in BVHS.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Must be able to lift, push, pull and move heavy equipment and supplies throughout the day
- Must be able to properly use hand trucks and pallet jacks
- Must be understand and employ proper lifting, pushing, and pulling techniques.
- Must be able to attain competent use of the materials management module of the hospital's current computer system, within 3 to 6 months after beginning work in the department
- Must be able to attain a basic understanding of shipping and receiving requirements
- Some exposure to heat, noise, bodily injury and toxic substance
- Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required
This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, climbing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, sitting and standing. The individual must be able to lift 50 or more pounds occasionally and 35 pounds frequently. The individual must be able to push and/or pull with the aid of a pallet jack (and in some instances the added assistance of another associate) up to 1200 pounds. The individual must be able to reach work above the shoulders. The individual must have good eye-hand coordination and fine finger dexterity. The associate must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range.
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