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Receiving Tech NMSA

Location: Manistee
Status (FT/PT): Part-Time
Shift: Day/PM shift
Req ID: 59435

Description

MUNSON HEALTHCARE MANISTEE HOSPITAL
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
TITLE:    Receiving Tech                                                  FLSA:  Non-Exempt
Job Code: U721                                                 Grade: Union 1
Work Comp Code:  9040                                Date:  4/93, 3/98, 3/01, 4/01, 2/03, 11/05, 6/07, 2/18
DEPARTMENT:  Materials Management
 
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, but according to established procedures, performs duties involving a) receiving Hospital supplies and equipment and storing such, b) filling orders for stock items, c) stocking and transporting Hospital exchange carts according to established par levels, d) performing inventory control duties, e) preparing purchase orders from requisitions, and f) performing various pick up and delivery assignments. Maintains associated records and logs.
 
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of high school.
  • Analytical ability to verify receivers, post records, audit requisitions, maintain records, etc.
  • Interpersonal skills, verbal, visual and hearing, necessary to communicate with Hospital personnel.
 
  • Clerical skills include but not limited to typing, filing, phone, legible penmanship and computer/printer operation abilities.
 
  • Mental ability to learn proper procedures for receiving, storing, shipping goods; become familiar with par levels, inventory control and record keeping procedures; learn Hospital locations; appropriate content of requisitions and distribution; and associated duties.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Receives incoming supplies at Hospital loading dock.  Verifies receipt of appropriate type and quantity of goods by comparison of purchase order with packing slip.
 
  • Removes shipments from pallets and delivers items to ordering department on cart. Non-PO items will be verified by receiving department.  Ensures that shipping bill is correct, notes shortages and damaged goods on bill of lading.  Files damage and shortage claims with shipping firms.
 
3.    Marks stock items with appropriate number and transports to storage areas.
 
  • Ships goods from Hospital to various destinations; packages items, issues terms and contacts carrier appropriate for type of supply and urgency of delivery.
 
  • Receives requisitions from various Hospital departments; selects requested stock, loads cart and transports items to appropriate locations.
 
  • Performs a regular inventory count of storeroom stock.  Informs appropriate personnel of depleted stock.
 
  • Fills direct/immediate requisitions by waiting on associates in the storeroom area or pulling and delivering individual telephone orders.
 
  • Stocks Hospital exchange carts with patient charge items according to established par levels.
    • Totals patient charges for Data Processing.
    • Replaces depleted items on each exchange cart from main inventory, refers to requisition detailing par levels for all types of items on each cart; adds sufficient items to cart to bring each type of supply to established par level.
    • Maintains records of type and number of items replaced on each cart in order for Buyer and Manager to monitor supply usage and consequently adjust par levels.
    • Stamps shelf stock by applying procedural code adhesive labels (these labels determine patient charge).
    • Makes alterations to par level charts in response to permanent or temporary adjustments in supply utilization.
    • Reviews carts for outdated or unsterile (when appropriate) items and for absent procedure code stickers.
    • Delivers par level supplies to designated locations.
 
    • Audits supply requisitions prepared by Hospital departments.  Verifies that all requisitions are prepared accurately and completely and that authorization signature corresponds to department charge numbers.
    • Updates computer inventory control information by making additions, deletions, price changes
        and so on under the direction of Buyer or Manager.
  • Participates in yearly inventory of storeroom.
  • Affixes postage to mail and delivers to appropriate location for postal pickup.
 
  • Maintains logs and records of shipping and receiving duties and associated activities.
  • Performs related duties such as organizing shelves, cleaning storeroom, answering telephones, filing, photocopying, etc.
 
  • Performs job responsibilities in an ethical, compliant manner consistent with the organization's values and the Hospital's Corporate Compliance Programs, policies, procedures and protocols.
 
  • Applies PI concepts and methods throughout related activities.
 
  • Performs other related duties as requested.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Please check the appropriate health and safety requirements:
     _____     Exposure to blood and/or body fluids
     _____     Exposure to hazardous chemical, pharmaceuticals, or nuclear exposures
     __X__    Continual bending, lifting, pushing, pulling up to an equivalent of associate's weight
     _____     Minimal lifting, pushing, pulling, bending...
     _____     Continual standing
     _____     Continual sitting
     __X__    Sporadic keyboarding, sitting, standing, min.-med. lifting/pushing/pulling/bending
     _____     Utilization of personal protective equipment (gloves, masks, gowns, boots, etc)
     _____     Continual keyboarding
 
  • Please check the appropriate age specific competencies:
                _____Prenatal & Perinatal (0-2)                 _____Young Child (2-8)
                _____Adolescent (9-15)                                _____Adult (16-28)
                _____Middle-Aged Adult (29-53)              _____Geriatric (54-74)
                _____Frail Adult (75+)                                    __X__Not applicable, no clinical contact                                                        
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