The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page. UW Medicine Supply Chain Management's objective is to ensure our patient care experience is enhanced by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise. UW Medicine Supply Chain Management has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNICIAN 2. The primary focus of the Supply Chain Technician 2 (SCT 2) position is customer service, and the purpose of the position is to maintain an appropriate level of general, medical, and surgical supplies throughout the facility by utilizing effective requisitioning and stocking procedures. This position reports to the local Supply Chain Materials & Logistics Supervisor/Manager with additional oversight from the local Assistant Director/Site Lead. This position is part of the Supply Chain Technician class series. Under general supervision, the SCT 2 puts away, requisitions, picks, distributes, and delivers general, medical, and surgical supplies and equipment throughout various healthcare settings. The SCT 2 also performs advanced supply chain duties such as managing rental equipment and regular interaction with and utilization of Supply Chain point-of-use (POU) technology. SCT 2 duties: Put away supplies into clean rooms, carts, and other supply locations utilizing proper rotation. Scan inventory labels to generate replenishment orders for both stock and non-stock items. Pick supplies from storage locations for distribution and placement into Case Carts, and restocking Exchange Carts such as Code (Crash) Carts and Procedural Carts. Check various supply locations for product expiration dates and removal according to policy. Perform basic disinfection, storage, and distribution of minor equipment. Distribute oxygen tanks. Assist with special projects. Deliver supplies and packages to various nursing units, clinics, and other locations utilizing appropriate signature technologies. Answer phone calls and emails and respond to customer service requests. Perform issues and credits in the Materials Management Information System (MMIS), ensuring the cost of the items are allocated appropriately. Assist with cycle counts and physical inventories. Utilize various computer technologies such as handhelds, package scanners, and software programs. Maintain a clean and organized workspace. Manage rental equipment, including rounding in nursing areas, verifying correct charges, ordering needed equipment, and discontinuing unneeded equipment. Utilize Supply Chain POU technology to support supply restocking. Assist with training Supply Chain staff. May lead project work. Perform related duties as required.REQUIREMENTS:High school graduation or equivalent AND six months of supply chain experience.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.