Covenant Health

Job Title
Materials Associate II
ID
4018805
Facility
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
Department Name
MATERIALS MGT

Overview

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Materials Associate

Full-Time, 80 Hours per pay period, Day Shift

 

Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.morristownhamblen.com/.

 

Materials Management: 

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 supply distribution services to assigned customers. Uses the Materials Management Information System (MMIS) to accomplish assigned tasks. Performs all duties necessary to ensure that the supply needs of the hospital are met in a timely and high quality manner.

 

Recruiter: Sandra Simmons || ssimmon6@CovHlth.com || 865-374-5368

Responsibilities

  • 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 operating room.
  • 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.
  • Local travel required.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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: 

Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage.  Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure. 

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