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The schedule for this position will be 5:00 AM to 1:30 PM Monday-Friday, with variable on call weekends and holidays required.
The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
UW Medicine Supply Chain Management's objective is to ensure our patient care experience is enhanced by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.
UW Medicine Supply Chain Management has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNICIAN 1 (Day Shifts), located at UWMC Medical Stores. The Supply Chain Technician 1 (SCT 1) reports to the local Supply Chain Materials & Logistics Supervisor/Manager with additional oversight from the local Assistant Director/Site Lead.
The SCT 1 receives, warehouses, couriers, puts away, requisitions, picks, distributes, and/or delivers general, medical, and surgical supplies and equipment throughout various healthcare settings. Although use of material handling and transportation equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand dollies, vans, and cargo trucks is typical for this work, driving a truck that requires a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is not required.
Primary duties include:
Put away supplies into clean rooms, carts, and other supply locations utilizing proper rotation.
Scan inventory labels to generate replenishment orders for both stock and non-stock items.
Pick supplies from storage locations for distribution and placement into Case Carts, and restocking Exchange Carts such as Code (Crash) Carts and Procedural Carts.
Check various supply locations for product expiration dates and removal according to policy.
Perform basic disinfection, storage, and distribution of minor equipment.
Distribute oxygen tanks.
Assist with special projects.
Deliver supplies and packages to various nursing units, clinics, and other locations utilizing appropriate signature technologies.
Answer phone calls and emails and respond to customer service requests.
Perform issues and credits in the Materials Management Information System (MMIS), ensuring the cost of the items are allocated appropriately.
Assist with cycle counts and physical inventories.
Utilize various computer technologies such as handhelds, package scanners, and software programs.
Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
Assist with training Supply Chain staff.
Perform related duties as required.
The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes the UW Medicine Mission, Core Values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the Core Values and Mission of the organization. The incumbent actively demonstrates the UW Medicine Service Culture Guidelines and adheres to all department and organization policies and procedures.
High School graduation or equivalent.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Proficiency in utilizing the MMIS.
Knowledge of general office equipment such a fax machines, copy machines, and printers.
Ability to work in a busy, high-pressure environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders to include coworkers, management, and clinical partners.
Demonstrated proficiency in English, both written and verbal, including active listening.
Demonstrated proficiency in customer service and problem solving.
Condition of Employment:
Typing, use of computers, computer software, and the ability to learn software applications necessary in the performance of typical work.
Lifting up to 50 pounds without assistance, climbing stairs, kneeling, reaching (overhead/extension), sitting, stooping (bend at waist), and twisting (knees/waist/neck).
Frequently carrying items, crouching, operating a keyboard, pushing/pulling, and hand/eye coordination.
Continuously grasping/handling, lifting, standing, and walking.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.