Covenant Health

Job Title
Materials Associate II
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Materials Management Technician

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


Entry level, fast paced, high volume position with primary focus on inventory (i.e. counting, pulling orders, and supply delivery).  An applicant with experience working in an industry that prioritizes inventory such as retail will excel in this position.  There is also an opportunity for personal growth and career development within this department.   



Materials Management employees are responsible for coordinating and managing activities such as customer service, requisitioning, inventory replenishment, shipping, receiving, warehousing, supply distribution and revenue capture. We often focus on value analysis activities related to standardization and provide supporting information related to supply cost and expense budgeting. We have approximately 25 positions that work various shifts throughout the day. Our employees have the opportunity to interact with all of the departments in the facility and have many advancement options.  


Position Summary: Works under the general supervision of the Manager of Materials Distribution to provide receiving and warehousing function. Uses the Materials Management Information System to accomplish assigned tasks.  Performs all duties necessary to ensure that the warehousing needs of the hospital are met in a timely and high quality manner.


  • Responsible for counting and replenishing par level supply carts using the handheld computers and the MMIS.
  • Responsible for entering stock issues and direct patient charges into the MMIS.
  • Provides stock labeling assistance as directed.
  • Responsible for restocking the operating rooms and delivering case supplies to the O/R
  • Delivers orders and shipments to end user departments as assigned.
  • Reconciles patient charges and issues using the MMIS.
  • Required to aid in the cycle count and physical inventory processes as directed.
  • Performs equipment-tracking functions using equipment management software.
  • Responsible for counting and replenishing stock on code carts and isolation carts.
  • Provides training and education to peer staff on topics such as par management, use of handheld technologies, and patient charging.
  • Responsible for professional communications with customers and support personnel via telephone or in person.
  • Replenishes surgical case carts as assigned.
  • Cleans and decontaminates patient rental equipment according to policy guidelines.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Local travel required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED.  Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.


Minimum Experience: None.


Licensure Requirement: None.


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