The distribution technician works independently to support patient care through the receipt, storage, distribution, inventory management and procurement of medical/surgical supplies and patient care equipment. This position performs physical inventory of supply carts, performs data entry of supply orders, receives supplies, replenishes and maintains stock par levels, and responds to individual requests. This position procures non-stock supplies and specialty equipment and fills individual equipment requests. The distribution technician physically exchanges supply carts, collects data and enters patient charges. This position performs periodic physical inventories as directed and maintains a clean and safe workplace.
This position may also assist the processing technician with the collection and cleaning of patient care sterile equipment on an as-needed basis. This position completes all other duties as assigned.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year of experience with central service, materials management or a healthcare-related field is preferred. Hospital storeroom and data entry experience preferred. The potential employee must be able to read, write in and speak English fluently.
Demonstrates the ability to perform the department-specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Exhibits the core behavioral competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances and potential injury. This position requires extensive walking, standing and lifting. Demonstrates the ability to push and pull weights in excess of 90 pounds with assistance. Lifting, pushing and pulling of weights 30 to 90 lbs or greater with assistance a majority of the time also required.
Essential functions of this position are listed on the department-specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Whether you lead an active life or love leisure, you’ll enjoy working and living in the beach communities of New Jersey’s southeastern shore.
Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.
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