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Hospital Stock Associate/Supply Chain Technician in Loxahatchee, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Job Description

THE COMPANY:
  • Take your career in the rightdirection – join us at HealthTrust. Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust andour parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as aSupply Chain Operating Room Internal Control Coordinator to put into practicesustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transform patient careand the communities we support.
  • More than 1,600 hospitals havepartnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes acrosshealthcare operations.
  • HealthTrust delivers supplychain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcareproviders improve performance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices.This is accomplished by hiring valued individuals like you!
  • A seven-time recipient of a“Champion for Change” award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust activelyencourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fullyembracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.
THE POSITION:
  • Deliver supplies in an accurate and timely manner
  • Isauthorized to transport and deliver legend drugs, non-prescription drugs,contrast media and drug-containing devices relative to core competencies of theposition
  • Place safety stock in proper location
  • Receive expedited deliveries, accurately key receiving into theSMART system, and deliver to appropriate department(s)
  • Receive all crossdocked items into the SMART system as appropriate
  • Review Min/Max for storeroom safety stock daily and place ordersappropriately
  • Count par level areas (POU areas) weekly according to schedule
  • Ensure POU items have the appropriate barcodes
  • Perform QA random checks on totes per approved policy
  • Rotate stock in POU areas and backup storeroom areas to ensure noitems are out of date
  • Check after-hour logs for charges and determine how to avoidreoccurrence
  • React appropriately to POU “critical point” messages and stockouts
  • Process all “returns to vendor” or “returns to backup stock”appropriately
  • Provide assistance to the POU Station personnel as well as provideassistance with problems, questions and concerns at the nurses stations
  • Handle all emergency supply situations
  • Rotate “on call” as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and“Mission and Value Statement”
 
THE LOCATION:
Palm West Hospital- Palm Beach FL
  • Palm Beach is a town in SouthFlorida, separated from the mainland by the Lake Worth Lagoon. It’s known forits glitzy estates and its beaches, including the long, sandy Palm BeachMunicipal Beach.
  • Beachgoers can enjoy PalmBeach County’s nearly 50-mile shoreline year-round. Offshore, divers andsnorkelers will find more than 20 teeming reefs in waters warmed by the GulfStream.
  • The average winter temperaturein Palm Beach County is 74 degrees, which makes snow next to impossible. Thelast time white flakes fell in South Florida was 1977
  • Who leads the nation in the productionof sugar? Palm Beach County does. Eighteen percent of the sweet stuff is grownon 400,000 acres of cane fields, whose soil is called “black gold” because ofits fertility.


Job Requirements

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
  • HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k)plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based onyears of vesting service)
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement program tosupport individuals seeking higher education.
  • Opportunities for professional growth andadvancement.
  • Balance of working in partnership with otherFacility Supply Chain Operating Room Technicians and completing tasks on anindividual basis.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • This position requires thefollowing minimal requirements:
  • Communication – communicatesclearly and concisely
  • Customer orientation –establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust andrespect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Interpersonal skills – able towork effectively with other employees, supervisors, and external parties
  • Policies & Procedures –demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, proceduresand systems
  • PC skills – demonstratesproficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Basic skills – able to performbasic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuateproperly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately
  • Working knowledge of hospitalsupplies
  
EDUCATION
  • High schooldiploma or GED is required 
EXPERIENCE
  • Previous stockclerk experience is helpful. Some hospital supply experience preferred.
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
  • None 
PHYSICALDEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONSMust be able to stand and walk for long periods of time;sitting for short periods of time. Requires ability to push and pull a varietyof carts and material handling equipment. Must be able to climb, stoop, kneel,bend, stretch and reach frequently. Must be able to make substantial movementsof the wrists, hands, and fingers. Requires eye-hand coordination and manualdexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator,and other office equipment. Requires ability to touch and differentiatetextures and temperatures. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight torecord, prepare, and communicate reports through written and verbal means. Mustbe able to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds. Work may be performed in anoffice, patient care areas, as well as, a stockroom/supply room environment.Work may be stressful at times. Staff must remain flexible and available toprovide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.
 
OSHA CATEGORYThe normal work routine involves noexposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imaginedor hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potentialexposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called uponas part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or firstaid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.