Under limited supervision and/or according to policies and
procedures, performs a combination of routine and complex tasks
associated with inventory control. Responsible for accurate
processing and safe movement of all products. Maintains supply
inventories in departments at levels consistent with patient care
requirements and good financial management principles. Serves as
liaison between supply chain and assigned departments. Receives
product, places replenishment orders, picks supplies / equipment /
linen, and puts away accordingly. Assists in the maintenance of
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts as customer service liaison to departments by working with
department personnel in recommending inventory supply levels and
adjustments. Acts proactively to avoid inventory shortages and
works directly with departments to resolve issues.
Checks and receives deliveries from vendors by comparing
invoices against purchase orders and counting/inspecting received
goods. Reports any discrepancy or damaged goods to supervisor.
Analyzes trends in supply usage to optimize supply levels and
Closes out requisitions/orders, transferring them from the
active to completed files.
5.Assists Health Center user departments and/or vendors in
resolving discrepancies including availability issues (backorders),
credit issues, lost shipments, returned goods, while ensuring
Performs various related clerical duties including processing
stores requisitions, typing, sorting and distribution of mail,
photocopying and filing, and answering telephone calls. Inventories
medical and other supplies, generates replenishment requisition,
restocks departments according to established inventory levels and
schedules while, maintaining supply location in an orderly fashion.
Checks expiration dates on all dated materials to avoid use of
outdated supplies. Returns and replaces outdated materials. Learns
other job functions within supply chain team and backfills as
Maintains a work environment that is clean and free of
Maintains a positive attitude and good rapport with colleagues
and the communities we serve. Approaches conflict in a constructive
manner. Helps to identify problems, offers solutions, and
participates in their resolution.
Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining
to patient, physicians, associates, and visitors to St. Joseph
Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information
only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.
Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of SJMHS.
Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest
possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers,
and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices
immediately to management.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilizing the department's management information system,
produces purchase orders, performs status checks on existing
orders, performs inventory stock status inquiries, and records
material receipts pursuant to purchase orders. Answers the
telephone and responds to routine inquiries, relays messages as
necessary, and maintains good customer relations. Assumes
responsibility for processing orders in the absence of the
supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
Education: Requires high school diploma or equivalent.
Certification: Able to obtain and maintain counterbalance reach
truck and powered pallet jack certification.
Experience: More than six months on the job training or previous
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent customer service skills. Good interpersonal, verbal
and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to organize
daily tasks. Capable of comprehending and operating the materials
Management Information System. Demonstrated mathematical and
analytical skills necessary to collect and process data required
for routing and/or special statistical reports. Able to work
independently and organize own work. Must be able to bend, lift (50
lbs), push/pull carts (200 lbs)
This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and
responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential
requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive
statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or
non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under
the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act,
or SJMHS's Return to Work
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.