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University of Utah Health Medical Storekeeper - PRN in Salt Lake City, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for participating in and overseeing the ordering, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing and shipping of equipment, materials and supplies for various departments. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Orders, receives and oversees material, equipment, stock and supplies for the organization.

  • Uses the department's computer system to maintain verification of all transactions. Maintains a record of stock received and issued to departments. May compile orders for purchasing and verify the receipt of orders with Accounts Payable.

  • Researches cost, quality and availability of goods, selects the appropriate goods and vendors, and then makes purchases that comply with the department's budgetary guidelines. May monitor the storeroom budget.

  • Inspects and verifies that received stock meets specifications and that orders are complete. Resolves order problems with vendors and departments, as necessary.

  • Stores articles by style, size, material, etc. according to departmental procedures. Rotates supplies to ensure that items do not expire before use.

  • Delivers goods to the appropriate areas on a routine or STAT basis. May oversee the delivery or distribution of goods by filling requisitions and comparing nomenclature, stock numbers, etc. May handle the packaging and shipping of packages.

  • Repairs and maintains storeroom equipment and appropriately responds to product recall notices.

  • Maintains a clean, sanitary and orderly storeroom. May make decisions regarding the physical layout of the storeroom.

  • Performs inventory of stock room supplies on a weekly and semi-annual basis. May supervise inventory maintenance and determine redistribution actions for stored goods when necessary. May document storeroom operations for billing and inventory control.

  • Performs various clerical duties such as data entry of requisitions and receipts and answering phones. Answers staff questions regarding storeroom activities, as required, to ensure that quality service is delivered. Assists staff in evaluating new products and suggests product substitutions when necessary.

  • May order maintenance and parts for trouble reports received from various departments.

  • May be required to evaluate supply needs turnover rates, cost, perish-ability, hazardous nature of goods and storage limitations. May consult with departments in planning the range and quality of materials to be stocked.

  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard warehousing rules and techniques.

  • Demonstrated computer literacy.

  • Demonstrated mathematical skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Six months of customer service, shipping and receiving or stock room experience, or the equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Previous storeroom supervision and employee leadership experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. The position may involve moving heavy equipment and/or supplies.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 48812
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type PRN
Shift Variable
Work Schedule mostly days 0730-1630
Location Name Acute Care Complex (ACC)
Patient Care? No
City Salt Lake City
State UT
Department UUH ANC 37A DISTRO INVENTORY
Category Supply Chain