Information Systems Inventory Control Specialist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Boston, MA

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Job Summary: Responsible for inventory and warehouse activities related to the IS equipment lifecycle management and equipment break/fix and warranty repair work; including preparing workstations and printers for deployment within the BIDMC and affiliated entities; and transporting equipment within the BIDMC main campus.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs inventory functions related to receiving and in-processing equipment and repair parts, as well as warehouse related activities associated with allocating space for equipment storage and racking and transporting equipment/stock to satellite locations.
  • Performs asset recovery activities according to IT, EPA and DEP policies and guidelines; acquires/maintains understanding of the local, State and Federal regs related to disposal of computer components, monitors, and other hazardous waste; understands HIPAA and State laws related to protection of private health information and proper handling and disposal/destruction of confidential/sensitive data
  • Prepares 'managed' workstations for deployment using SCCM imaging technology and possesses the skills and abilities when required to manually installed and configuring the OS, antivirus software, and management agents; i.e., McAfee ePO and Microsoft SCCM; including burning the BIOS.
  • Possesses a basic understanding of viruses and malware and the risks associated with cyber threats; possesses a basic understanding of WSUS and the need for patching and updating OS and applications.
  • Monitors and reviews equipment requests submitted to Inventory Control and makes the appropriate selections from stock based on hardware/technical specifications, customer needs and project requirements. It is an expectation that this position maintains accurate and up-to-date reports and records on inventory counts.


  • Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Vocational or Technical training preferred in computer or systems with emphasis on Windows-based workstations
  • Certificate 1 preferred: A+ Certification
  • 1-3 years related work experience required.
  • Technical skills, knowledge and understanding of personal computers, operating systems, hardware and peripherals, and productivity applications (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Internet Explorer).
  • Technical ability and proficiency in assessing and troubleshooting computer-related problems
  • Basic knowledge of networking principles related to workstation and printer configuraturation and basic knowledge of hardware to the component level.
  • Advanced technical computer skills as required for technical support specific to functional area and related systems.

  • Competencies:
  • Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
  • Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
  • Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.


  • Physical Nature of the Job:
    Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.
    Department Description: BIDMC has been named the top-ranked healthcare information company in the nation – and 12th overall in this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the United States.

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    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently...