• Supply Chain Technician

    Houston MethodistSugar Land, TX

    Job #433562644

  • Work Shift: NIGHT

    Work Week

    Work week will vary

    May work some weekends and holidays

    Company Profile

    Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

    Job Summary

    11/2016

    JOB SUMMARY

    A Houston Methodist Supply Chain Tech I will perform physical and inventory-related tasks in Supply Chain Logistics involving receiving, storage, delivery and replenishment of supplies and equipment used throughout the hospital campus or central distribution center to promote a clinically-integrated Supply Chain. The Supply Chain Technician follows established departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs and safety standards. This position is responsible for checking expiration dates, stock rotation, removal of excess inventory, delivering supplies to nursing units, cleaning and delivering clinical equipment.This role will promote teamwork and collaboration with co-workers, customers and leadership to problem-solve and promote innovative solutions to provide excellent service for our clinical partners and patients.

    PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

    Select the applicable age group(s) of primary customers/patients served by this position.

    ¿ Not applicable

    ¿ Neonate (Birth to 28 days)

    ¿ Infants/Toddlers (29 days to 18 months)

    ¿ Toddler (18 months to 3 years)

    ¿ Preschooler (3-6 years)

    ¿ School Age (6-12 years)

    ¿ Adolescence (12-18 years)

    ¿ Young Adult (19-40 Years)

    ¿ Middle Adult (40-65 Years)

    ¿ Mature Adult (65 years and older)

    HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS

    I. Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

    INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.

    COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.

    ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.

    RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.

    EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

    II. Focuses on patient/customer safety

    III. Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards

    IV. Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)

    V. Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met

    VI. Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

    PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    PEOPLE - 25%

    1. Provide outstanding customer service to unit and department staff.

    SERVICE ¿ 35%

    1. Count par level areas according schedule and promptly stock supplies in assigned unit or department, including cleaning and delivering clinical equipment. (Central Services)
    2. Receive deliver and stock supplies according to schedule and within established guidelines. (Receiving)
    3. Respond to and handle emergency supply requests within established guidelines set forth by management.

    QUALITY/SAFETY - 25%

    1. Review and maintain all minimum/maximum inventory levels according to the schedule daily and place orders appropriately.
    2. Ensure items have the appropriate barcodes, rotate stock to ensure no items are out of date.

    FINANCE -10%

    1. Ensures all supply chain transactions (inventory transactions) are done accurately and within the established guidelines set forth by management.

    GROWTH/INNOVATION ¿ 5%

    1. Generates and communicates new ideas and suggestions that improve quality or service.
    2. Assists with special projects and initiatives

    This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of home school equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.)

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

    ¿ 1-2 years of previous experience in healthcare materials management preferred.

    ¿ Knowledge of proper PPE requirements helpful.

    ¿ Valid driver¿s licenses may be required for certain roles.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

    N/A

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

    ¿ Must have the ability to work independently or within a team and think critically to problem solve.

    ¿ Must have knowledge of Windows-based computer programs and the capacity for learning specialized software programs. PeopleSoft, ParEx, Delivery Tracking System experience helpful

    ¿ Must be able to understand directions, communicate and respond to inquiries.

    ¿ Must have effective interpersonal, oral and/or written communication skills.

    ¿ Must maintain a good driving record to operate company vehicles as required by applicable business unit.

    ¿ Must be able to frequently, occasionally with assistance, move, lift or carry very heavy materials and equipment.

    ¿ Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, stretch, push and pull repetitively.

    ¿ Must be able to move about hospital, department and between work stations.

    ¿ Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.

    ¿ Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

    Company Description:

    At Houston Methodist, we take our responsibility as the region’s premier health care system seriously.

    With a national reputation for excellence in patient care, education and research, we hold ourselves — and the careers we build — to a higher standard. We invite you to find your place among the best of the best, and to stand with us in earning the trust of millions of people across the Houston Metro area every day.

    Houston Methodist is comprised of a nationally recognized academic medical center and six community hospitals with a history of health care innovation. For the tenth straight year we have been named to FORTUNE’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” and have also been ranked the no.1 hospital in Texas by U.S. News & World Report

    Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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