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Material Technician: Central Dispatch - Full-time (3PM-11PM)

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN

Job Description



Job Summary:
Orders supplies/IV fluids from appropriate warehouse or outside vendor. Performs departmental inventory counts for DME. Answers telephone calls and handles minor problems. Orders specialty equipment from appropriate rental company and documents required information for billing purposes. He or she must be able to perform and assist in the training of new departmental personnel to perform a wide range of duties for the supply and distribution of equipment/Pharmacy items, orthopedic set-ups, IV fluids, and emergency/specialty supply carts. Must be functional on hospital computer system, Pyxis Medication Stations and hospital inventory control systems. Responsible for the filling of durable equipment orders, cleaning equipment and disinfection processes for specialty scope and miscellaneous instruments. Adherence to and familiarity with control and safety concepts as outlined in departmental policies, OSHA and JCAHO Standards. Must be able to provide appropriate equipment to the patient being served based upon a review of the equipment order, patient age, and location of the patient. Must have excellent communications skills. Must provide excellent customer service to nursing, patients, employees.

High School Graduate
2 years education beyond high school level preferred with emphasis on computerized inventory skills

Required: One year experience in a computerized equipment/inventory system preferred


Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration:

Preferred: Use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Peoplesoft System, Siemens Invision, Net Access System

Department Position Summary:
Computer competency, Good telephone etiquette and perception to details
Appropriately processes Equipment orders following procedures appropriate to the practice area. Enters Equipment Issues and IV/Supply Issues in EQ Track system for charging, tracking and inventory purposes.
Appropriately processes LVP orders following procedures appropriate to the practice area. Accurately processes Crash Carts for adults and children and restocks medication tray appropriately. Performs refills and other Pyxis functions for Pharmacy and CD. Delivers Equipment/ IV and Pharmacy items as required to any nursing area. Cleaning and disinfecting of all types of Equipment.

Mission: To improve the health of people we touch.
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system.

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Job Details

Date Posted February 13, 2018
Date Closes May 14, 2018
Requisition 20873
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00