Lafayette General Health
The Materials Management Tech I responsibilities are assigned on a routine basis and include but are not limited to: case carts building; cycle counting ofinventory; handling, distribution, receipt, storage and delivery of supplies; cleaning and distribution of equipment; daily stock put away; processing of mail, internal and external.
The position must be responsible for following the comprehensive supply and equipment management control program and adhere to prescribed standards and procedures within the medical facility.
Demonstrates service excellence by being courteous to our customers, guests and each other, keeping customers informed in a timely manner, and maintaining confidentiality.
Accountable for upholding the LGMC mission and service standards in order to provide high quality services to all customers.
Knowledgeable of and complies with applicable federal and state laws and LGMC standards of conduct.
Complies with mandatory regulatory and credentialing requirements and participates in continuous improvement activities as assigned in an effort to ensure service quality.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested willingly and within stipulated timeframe.
Performs all job duties in an ethical manner at all times.
Recognizes and abides by corporate compliance policy and procedure.
Participates in staff meetings, in-services, and committees.
MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ability to accurately inventory and replenish Par locations, pick case carts within allocated timeframe.
Serves as First Responder for STAT patient needs.
Communicates to MM Tech II and MM Team Leader of any urgent requests.
Ability to Locate, Pick, Ship and Confirm supply orders on Oracle as assigned.
Perform additional tasks as assigned by Management.
Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services.
Understands and complies with infection control, safety, OSHA procedures and regulations.
Identifies service performance improvement needs and communicates to MM Team Leader.
Maintains professional conduct; is polite and cordial to patients, visitors, co-workers, and other hospital staff.
Answers telephone and pages promptly; identifies self and represents department in a professional manner at all times.
Uses proper telephone etiquette by identifying department, self and How can I help you.
Pick up soiled equipment on units located in soiled room, cleans with approved disinfectant and seeks to identify any missing components.
Returns decontaminated equipment to clean staging area on unit and in MM equipment storage area using proper handling techniques.
Must round patient care units to collect and terminally clean equipment twice per shift.
Pulls supply orders accurately, then communicates to the nursing unit by phone that item/equipment is on dumbwaiter or Pyxis / Par Cart if applicable
Maintains Specialty Cart Stock replenishment and places charge card in charge bin.
Lost charge documentation must be given to MM Team Leader for follow up.
Receives, stocks and delivers supplies daily in Central Stores
Cleans shelves weekly in all work areas in order to maintain proper storage condition.
Attend departmental meetings and in-service education.
Demonstrates complete knowledge of infection control and universal precautions, actively supports and promotes strict adherence to the policies and procedures as outlined in the department manuals.
Ensures supplies are maintained and rotated according to established guidelines.
Provides notification to MM Team Leader of shelf stock outs.
Receives delivery of supply order, check-in, and performs receiving function on Oracle.
Knowledge and satisfactory performance of Mailroom processes and performs tasks as assigned.
Pull surgical case cart procedures accurately.
Receives all incoming and outgoing US mail.
Processes and sorts incoming mail into business and patient mail.
Sorts all business mail and collects all outgoing US mail.
Processes interdepartmental mail.
Required keeping up with department changes. (names/departments)
Does not abuse or take advantage of sick time or personal days off. Always provides proper notification and advance notice for absence or tardiness.
When requested is willing to adjust personal schedule n order to complete workload in view of increased patient activity, staffing reduction, or in preparation for special events or inspection.
Is available for additional duties within scope of training.
Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong Customer service skills
Computer literacy comprised of working with MS Office preferred.
Basic contract knowledge and product procurement preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology desired.
Knowledge of supply management, purchasing policies and practices helpful with two-year experience working in a Healthcare Environment required
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
Variable and flexible work hours as needed
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, Bachelors Degree in Business preferred.
Any combination of education, training and experience, which could produce the required knowledge and abilities, will be considered.
Must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outline in the position description.
Practices cost effectiveness in each job related activity and decision.
Participates in meetings, in-services, committees, and councils as assigned.
Demonstrates a pro-active approach to change and or projects to improve the working environment and processes.
Maintains patient and employee confidentiality.
Supports the goals and missions of the Lafayette General Medical Center.
Adheres to the policies and procedures of Lafayette General Medical Center.
Supports and adheres to customers needs to acquire supplies in a timely and cost effective manner.
Various types of medical instruments & equipment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis
May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas
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