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Hospital Stock Associate/Supply Chain Technician in West Palm Beach, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

THE COMPANY:
  • Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust.  Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Facility Supply Chain Technician to put into practice sustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transform patient care and the communities we support.
  • More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes across healthcare operations.
  • HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers 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 actively encourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fully embracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.
THE POSITION:
  • Seeking a full-time Facility Supply Chain Technician responsible for receiving, keying, and promptly distributing all supplies within the facility, as well as reviewing and maintaining all Min/Max levels for storeroom safety stock as well as all other stocking locations. The Supply Chain Technician is also responsible for conducting physical inventories of all POU areas according to the defined schedule.
  • Deliver supplies in an accurate and timely manner
  • Is authorized to transport and deliver legend drugs, non-prescription drugs, contrast media and drug-containing devices relative to core competencies of the position
  • Place safety stock in proper location
  • Receive expedited deliveries, accurately key receiving into the SMART 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 orders appropriately
  • 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  • Rotate stock in POU areas and backup storeroom areas to ensure no items are out of date
  • Check after-hour logs for charges and determine how to avoid reoccurrence
  • React appropriately to POU “critical point” messages and stock outs
  • Process all “returns to vendor” or “returns to backup stock” appropriately
  • Provide assistance to the POU Station personnel as well as provide assistance 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:
JFK Medical Center North– West Palm Beach, FL
  • West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach CountyFlorida, United States. It is located immediately to the west of the adjacent Palm Beach, and is one of the three main cities in South Florida.
  • Although West Palm Beach is located approximately 68 miles (109 km) north of Downtown Miami, it is still considered a principal city within the Miami metropolitan area, due to the solid urbanization between both cities.
  • Every May, you can find the largest waterfront music and arts festival taking place at the West Palm Beach. This means you can start your summer sooner than others can. 
  • There are more than one hundred and sixty golf courses and one thousand-tennis course to use. Therefore, you can pick up your racket or club and get your game on.
  • With over four hundred thousand acres, Palm Beach County produces eighteen percent of the United States sugar. Therefore, it produces the most sugar in the country.

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 on years of vesting service)
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement program to support individuals seeking higher education.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
  • Balance of working in partnership with other Facility Supply Chain Operating Room Technicians and completing tasks on an individual basis.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
  • Customer orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Interpersonal skills – able to work effectively with other employees, supervisors, and external parties
  • Policies & Procedures – demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
  • PC skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Basic skills – able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately.
  
EDUCATION
 
High school diploma or GED (General Equivalency Diploma) preferred
 
EXPERIENCE
  • Previous stock clerk experience is preferred 
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
  • N/A
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time; sitting for short periods of time. Requires ability to push and pull a variety of carts and material handling equipment. Must be able to climb, stoop, kneel, bend, stretch and reach frequently. Must be able to make substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and fingers. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires ability to touch and differentiate textures and temperatures. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate reports through written and verbal means. Must be able to move and/or lift up to 50 lbs. Work may be performed in an office, patient care areas, as well as, a stockroom/supply room environment. Work may be stressful at times.

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