Job Summary: Delivers supplies and equipment to patient care areas efficiently, accurately, and punctually. Maintains the computerized inventory system in a timely and accurate manner. Plans, organizes, and controls movement of supplies and equipment throughout the healthcare system. Receives, stores, and accurately issues all items stored in inventory (stock). Processes (from decontamination to terminal cleaning) all reusable patient item, equipment, and/or carts and returning them to clean storage or user department.
Patient Population Served (check all that apply):
(Birth to 1Yr) (1-12 Yrs) (13-17 yrs) (18-64 yrs) (65 yrs & older)
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:
A high school diploma (or GED) and four years of job related experience is required. Basic Knowledge of computer, office equipment, and inventory control system
Manager and Assistant Manager of Central Distribution (May also report the Materials Coordinator)
Degree of Supervision:
Under General Supervision
Access to Patient Data Requirements:
This position requires the following access to Patient Data: (check the appropriate box)
Patient Data Classification
Information approved for release to the public. May be disseminated upon request without potential harm.
Patient Name, condition and room number only
Unauthorized disclosure may cause some harm to DRHS, its employees or patients.
Non-medical patient data beyond name, condition and room number, which may include internal directories, organizational memos, routine correspondence
Unauthorized disclosure could adversely impact DRHS, its employees or patients.
Patient medical records, appointment, treatment, and financial data, purchasing information, vendor contracts, and internal audit reports containing patient information
Unauthorized disclosure likely to result in significant adverse impact, embarrassment or penalties to DRHS, its employees or patients.
Legally protected and sensitive medical data - HIV, mental health/substance abuse treatment, sexually transmitted diseases, abortion, physical or sexual abuse.
Type 1: For non-clinical positions which must have access to Protected Health Information (PHI)
This position requires access to Protected Health Information (PHI). The information accessed is limited to the minimum necessary PHI required to perform the employee’s job (i.e. for claim processing, patient admissions, etc.) PHI is accessed through various computer applications, direct contact with the patient or family members and/or contact with hospital departments such as Health Information Services, Case Management, and/or hospital departments with whom interaction is necessary.
The employee complies with HIPAA requirements by protecting the confidentiality of Protected Health Information, accessing only that information that is required to perform his/her job, and by discussing PHI only with others within DRHS who have a legitimate business reason to access the information.
Working Conditions & Hazards:
The job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbents. Consequently, job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.