Materials Handler I
Alexian Brothers Health System - Illinois

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Alexian Brothers Health System is proud of the fact that we continue to build upon values established more than 800 years ago. Although many things have changed with the times, our commitment to respect, compassion, and quality care—for every patient and every professional—remains as strong as ever. Our network currently consists of four hospitals, as well as our immediate-care and occupational health centers.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Under the supervision/direction of Material Handlers Lead and/or the Manager, Distribution Services is responsible for the receipt, verification, storage and distribution of all supplies, equipment and departmental records held by the Alexian Brothers Hospital Network.

This position will be located in Elk Grove Village, IL. This is a non benefit eligible/no guarantee of hours position. Registry

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Inventory and Distribution of Supplies: Responsible for the logging data and distribution of items from the ABHN distribution centers and Receiving areas to end-users on predetermined and on-call basis following all appropriate safety and infection control procedures as prescribed in the current hospital policies and procedures. Informs supervisors of problems
Determines re-supply requirements of assigned locations. May used hand-held device and/or hard copy to record inventory levels; verifies accuracy of items picked, coordinates substitute items when required. Communicates with customers concerning any changes to the requested supplies. Loads data into a computer; restocks inventory as indicated; applies credits as required, completes paperwork necessary for stock replenishment.
Picks medical supplies and equipment from ABHN distribution centers and delivers them to the appropriate nursing unit or department.
Keeps records of damaged or defective items; discrepancies in quantities, source and destination of materials received, shipped or distributed.
Fills requests for supplies received via phone, walk-in, computer or fax.
Investigates complaints; takes appropriate action; documents action taken
Maintains assigned inventories; maintains records showing storage locations and supplies; verifies accuracy and condition of product, maintains par levels. Completes cycle counts and periodic inventories. Participates in the annual inventory of the perpetual inventory.
Stock and restock inventories as required. Stocking and restocking will consist of bulk deliveries from vendors or areas that have overstocked supplies kept.
Places stock in assigned locations. Assists customers in unloading bulk, non-par, and non-stock items in the appropriate locations as required by hospital policies and procedures
Conducts or assist as in the loading and unloading of trucks as necessary using power and manual equipment following all safety and handling procedures.
Unpacks equipment or material and prepares for distribution; counts weighs, and identifies items received; takes appropriate action to handle discrepancies
Assembles, sorts and records issues of equipment and supply items which are delivered while maintaining a log for delivered goods and obtaining appropriate signatures verifications of deliveries.
Prepares and maintains shipping records, makes up Bills of Lading and posts weight and shipping charges and other documentation for shipment of materials, finished goods and related items.
Participates in the assembling and shipping of outgoing supplies, merchandise, or materials
Receives, sorts, delivers and records activity of express and courier shipments L
Shift: weekend
Hours: 0.0 / Registry

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