Aug 21, 2020

Supply Chain Technician - Supply Chain - Ochsner Baptist - Full Time

  • Ochsner Health
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
Full time

Job Description

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job processes and distributes supplies and equipment to various hospital departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the receipt and delivery of materials, equipment, and supplies delivered to the receiving area, including careful inspection of the bill of lading and visual appearance of shipments. Additionally, this job maintains supply and equipment par levels; restocks and rotates supplies; decontaminates reusable medical supplies and equipment, assists in the inventory process, processes and delivers special requests, performs cycle counts, and performs other general housekeeping duties in assigned areas.

Education

Required – High school diploma or equivalent

Work Experience

Preferred – Work experience in a Materials Management or healthcare environment

Certifications

Preferred – Supply Chain or Inventory Management Certification(s)

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of required job information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable transportation as may be required to travel throughout and between facilities.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule (i.e. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Job Duties

  • Maintains inventory and cleanliness in Storeroom and Par locations.
  • Ensures supplies are accurately charged when removing from inventory.
  • Efficiently organizes delivery carts according to delivery locations; delivers according to designation on receiving report; maintains an accurate delivery log for non P.O. deliveries; gains legible signature for all deliveries.
  • Inspects and receives deliveries for Hospital, Clinic and administrative areas.
  • Performs all tasks related to inventory, including cycle counts as well as complete end of year inventories.
  • Identifies and address internal and external customer needs.
  • Other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Heavy Work. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.


The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.