• Supply Technician

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44824
    Category
    Technical
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE CORE Central Supply
    Post End Date
    9/25/2018
  • Overview

    Day Shift 7a - 3:30p

     

    Supply Technician is responsible for proper handling and dispensing of medical/surgical supplies in clinical areas, supply par areas and various inventory locations.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    Par Level Replenishment:

    • Accurately and completely fills par levels of medical/surgical supplies in automated supply cabinets and manual par areas on a daily basis and as assigned
    • Breaks down pallets and delivers supplies on carts
    • Refills central supply Inventories and adjusts inventory counts
    • Counts and places replenishment orders as needed

    Supply Maintenance:

    • Rotates supplies on a FIFO (first in, first out) basis when restocking
    • Checks supplies for package integrity and outdates; removes damaged or outdated supplies
    • Performs cycle counts and corrects counts on a scheduled basis and as needed to ensure accurate inventory counts

    Cabinet and Cart Maintenance:

    • Maintains cabinets and carts in assigned areas in a neat and orderly basis
    • Organizes shelves, bins and labels and keeps the supply areas clean
    • Follows through on needed repairs to cabinets and carts
    • Removes unauthorized/excessive/damaged/outdated supplies

     Dispatch:

    • Staffs the Central Supply dispatch window as assigned
    • Issues and records, supplies that are sent via pick up, delivery or tube system
    • Greets visitors quickly and courteously
    • Answers phone inquiries and assists as needed
    • Issues out procedural trays and carts and records the issuance.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School, GED or formal educational equivalent
    • Six months previous experience in supply distribution required, preferably in a healthcare environment
    • Requires ability to learn through on the job training during the probationary period
    • Must demonstrate proficiency in use of automated supply cabinets during probationary period
    • Bending 80%, Walking 100%, Eyesight 100%, Hearing 100%, Driving 0%, Speaking 100%, Repetitious Movement 100%, Lifting, weight lifted: Up to 50 lbs., Lift to: 50 chest, 20 above head

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: Dust

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