Nassau Bay, Texas

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: Rotating schedule to include weekends. 


Job Summary

09/2019

JOB SUMMARY
At Houston Methodist, the Supply Chain Technician position is responsible for performing the physical, inventory-related tasks in Supply Chain Management, including but not limited to storage, distribution, and replenishment of supplies and equipment used throughout the hospital campus or central distribution center to promote a clinically-integrated Supply Chain. This position will perform tasks such as the delivery of supply and equipment orders, stocking of supplies, rotation of supplies, checking of expiration dates, removal of excess inventory and cleaning of clinical equipment. The Supply Chain Technician I position performs basic storage, replenishing and dispensing of supplies in accordance with department and hospital procedures to provide support to clinical and ancillary areas.

PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED
Refer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care" plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM entity.


HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
oProvide 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. 
oFocuses on patient/customer safety
oDelivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
oProvides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
oIntentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
oInvolves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 25%
1.Interacts with co-workers and customers in a supportive and respectful manner. Encourages open communication to achieve outstanding customer service. Communicates clearly and professionally to promote both work efforts and problem resolution. (EF)
2.Promotes a positive work environment and contributes to a team-focused work unit that actively helps one another achieve department goals. (EF)
3.Provides contributions towards improvement of department scores for turnover/retention/employee satisfaction on unit-based scorecard, i.e. peer-to-peer accountability.  (EF)

SERVICE ¿ 25%
1.Assesses, monitors and fills supply and equipment inventory levels, or PARS, according to schedules and efficiently delivers supplies and equipment needed on assigned units or departments. (EF)
2.Physically receives stock requests and picks, stages and delivers according to schedule and within established guidelines. (EF)
3.Responds to and appropriately executes supply and equipment requests, both urgent and routine, within established guidelines of the department. (EF)

QUALITY/SAFETY - 25%
1.Reviews and appropriately reports all supply and equipment inventory levels to ensure inventory is managed and replenished appropriately to prevent stock-outs or over-stock situations.  (EF)
2.Using documentation such as delivery manifest, pick ticket or packing slip, inspects and audits supply and equipment deliveries based on department standards and procedures (i.e. quantity, unit of measure, correct label, physical condition, product expiration). (EF)
3.Assists with identification and removal of non-conforming products by rounding and inspecting supplies and equipment when defects or recall notifications are received. (EF)
4.Maintains, cleans and organizes clinical supply and equipment areas. (EF)

FINANCE - 15%
1.Ensures all Supply Chain transactions (inventory, receipt, etc.) are completed accurately within the appropriate tracking systems and within the established guidelines of the department. (EF)
2.Uses resources efficiently; does not waste supplies. Self-motivated to independently manage time effectively and prioritize department daily tasks, minimizing incidental overtime. (EF)
3.Utilizes efficient and cost-effective work practices with department resources and supplies; provides recommendations to reduce expenses. (EF)

GROWTH/INNOVATION - 10%
1.Generates and communicates new ideas and suggestions that improve quality or services. (EF)
2.Participates in special projects and department initiatives and seeks opportunities to expand learning with a focus on continual development. Completes and updates the individual development plan (IDP) on an on-going basis.  (EF)

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

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
oOne year of experience preferred in Healthcare, Supply Chain or Materials Management preferred

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
oN/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
oDemonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
oSufficient 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
oAbility 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.
oKnowledge of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and process requirements for Sterile Supply
oAbility to complete work within designated time frames
oDemonstrates ability to access information both in the department and within the hospital system to support the department


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 Profile

Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital brings the expertise and compassionate care of Houston Methodist Hospital in The Texas Medical Center – a national Honor Roll hospital – to Bay Area communities. The hospital provides a broad spectrum of adult medical and surgical care, is an accredited chest pain center, and is also acute stroke-ready designated through DNV. Houston Methodist Clear Lake offers many inpatient and outpatient services including 3-D mammography and other state-of-the-art imaging, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, Cancer Center of Excellence, advanced laparoscopic surgery, comprehensive orthopedics and sports medicine, neurology, urology and otolaryngology.  Also, Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital is honored to be the only hospital in the bay area to have a Grade A rating from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grading.

Nassau Bay, Texas

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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