Covenant Health

Job Title
Materials Associate I
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Materials Management Technician

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


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 entering stock issues and direct patient charges into the MMIS.
  • Responsible for the correct and timely labeling of all items in the central supply storeroom.
  • Responsible for the pulling and dispensing of all storeroom orders for Par Carts, Case Carts, walk up orders, etc.
  • Delivers inbound shipments to end user departments as needed.
  • Required to aid in the cycle count and physical inventory processes as directed.
  • Receives and signs for inbound deliveries from vendors.
  • Enters receipt transactions and creates patient charge labels using the MMIS and bar code printers.
  • Responsible for the neat and orderly restocking of the warehouse shelves.
  • Recommends warehouse space allocation changes to the management staff.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of the on hand balances of the stock held in the central supply inventory.
  • Provides training and education to peer staff on topics such patient charging, stock issues, receiving, labeling etc.
  • Responsible for professional communications with customers and support personnel via telephone or in person.
  • 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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