Catholic Health Initiatives Inventory Technician - Full Time, 7AM - 3:30PM - St. Joseph in TACOMA, Washington

Inventory Technician - Full Time, 7AM - 3:30PM - St. Joseph


Job Summary:

Duties include management of inventory as it relates to picking products, replenishing, requisitioning, shipping and receiving. Duties are not limited to the supply room, but extend to all areas of the hospital. Responsible for pulling products for cases as assigned. Inventory technician assures that supply areas are organized, maintained, and par levels are optimized to support department demands.

The work requires attention to detail, excellent customer services skills, knowledge of technical nomenclature relating to supplies.

Essential Job Functions:

The following section contains representative examples of job duties that might be performed in positions allocated to this job class. CHI-FH is a dynamic organization, and the environment can be fluid. Roles and responsibilities may be altered to accommodate changing business conditions and objectives as well as to tap into the skills and experience of its employees. Accordingly, employees may be asked to perform duties that are outside the specific work that is listed. It is not required that any position perform all duties listed, so long as primary responsibilities are consistent with the work as described. Performance standards developed for incumbents allocated to this job class may also contain relevant job content information and are referenced hereto.

Restocks supplies daily and rotates inventory supporting accurate inventory levels, generating orders/requisitions as needed.

  • Utilizes tracking system data as appropriate to successfully execute above processes.

Distributes medical supplies and equipment to patient care areas, while monitoring par levels for specific products to assure that appropriate levels are established in order not to affect patient care.

  • Responsible for the intake process, and verifying delivery of required supplies for completeness/quality of their contents.

Identifies excess inventory, returning stock and processing credits.

  • Notifies supervisor of outdates or slow moving inventory.

  • Makes visual inventory inspections to maintain adequate stock and supply levels; stores new and processed equipment and supplies.

Participates in the put away and validation process of perpetual inventory items; issues and credits materials from the inventory management system.

Responsible for maintaining clean and orderly stock locations, and labeling bins and handling requests to change pars.

Acts as liaison between clinical staff and supply chain management as needed.

  • Works with and follows instructions of buyers and department management in the event of recalls to pull relevant products.

Performs related duties as required.


Education/Work Experience Requirements:

One year of progressively responsible supply chain related experience, preferably in an acute care hospital.



Job Supply Chain


Daily Schedule 7AM - 3:30PM

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0128983