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Operating Room Stock Clerk - Surgery

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Perform a variety of functions to ensure proper supplies are present based on surgical cases. Ensure accuracy of orders based on preference cards. Replenish and rotate items to maintain appropriate inventory.


Essential Job Functions

Pull necessary supplies for surgery cases.

  • Assemble supplies based on preference sheet working with staff on any substitutions.
  • Inspect products for damage and date to ensure sterility for procedures.
  • Process return credit for all locations, ensuring all products have been scanned.
  • Replace products in correct location.
  • Deliver supplies to requesting department in a timely manner.
  • Respond to supply requests from active surgery urgently.

Maintain adequate levels of supplies for all supported departments (e.g., MOR, OPS, Preop/Pacu & GI Lab,etc.).

  • Inventory identified par locations (19).
  • Restocking from pick list for all par locations.
  • Re-claiming over stock from the par locations as necessary.
  • Utilizing handheld for all par location scanning

Rotate stock to ensure products are used before expiration date and to identify any product damage.

  • Use First in First methodology in stock rotation.
  • Verify that product is in the correct location based on bin and label.
  • Remove all outdates from the shelves/inventory.
  • Utilize handheld scanner to track all outdates from the inventory.
  • Clean and maintain equipment and storage areas on a regular basis.

Accurately restock items on a daily basis.

  • Stock from appropriate inventory based on shift

Interact with staff in a professional manner.

  • Field calls for supplies in a timely manner, prioritizing these requests during active procedures.
  • Confirm and verify item being requested.
  • Provide item to requestor ensuring appropriate entry to surgical suites.


Monday - Friday. Day shifts and hours vary. No Weekends or Holidays. Flex between Main OR and Surgery Center

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D) required


  • 6 months previous stock clerk experience preferred.
  • Experience with medical terminology or in healthcare preferred.


  • N/A


  • Skill with verbal communication.
  • Skill memorizing items and locations.
  • Skill using computers and performing data entry.
  • Basic knowledge of stock management.
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations and with demanding customer interactions.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment, such as pallet jacks and motorized carts.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
    • Climbing
    • Crawling
    • Kneeling
    • Sitting
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Balancing
    • Carrying
    • Crouching
    • Distinguish colors
    • Keyboarding/typing
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Reaching
    • Speaking/talking
    • Walking
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Grasping
    • Hearing
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Seeing/Visual
    • Standing
    • Stooping/bending
    • Twisting

Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
    • Explosives (pressurized gas)
    • Electrical Shock/Static
    • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
    • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
  • Rare (1-33%):
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
  • Occasionally (34%-66%):
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted March 14, 2023
Date Closes May 13, 2023
Requisition JR101031
Located In Fremont, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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