Pars, picks, and distributes pharmaceuticals, supplies*, & equipment in support of department goals, objectives, and to assure optimal patient care is provided. Assists in supporting an inventory management and PAR system. Responds immediately to daily pharmaceutical, supply, and equipment requirements. Completes documents and accurately works within the Lawson system or other inventory management software.
Performs receiving and shipping of all material including verification of material and quantity to Lawson purchase order specification, inspection for visible damage or shortage. Accurately processes related documents into system and dispatches material to proper destination.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
*Supplies throughout this document are to include all linen supplies.
Reports directly to a Logistics Supervisor.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrates ability to read and perform arithmetic calculations, follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively orally and in writing (in English).
Demonstrates ability to be certified on all electric pallet movers and equipment.
Demonstrates basic computer skills.
Demonstrates a reasonable comfort level with technology and associated devices.
Demonstrates excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrates ability to efficiently multi task.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School graduate or equivalent required.
Minimum one year inventory or clerical experience preferred.
Minimum six months on the job to learn to identify medical and surgical supplies and equipment and become familiar with all duties required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Requires the ability to lift up to 70lbs. Lifting to waist level and above is required. Requires pushing and pulling of carts with weights ranging from 100lbs to 500lbs combined. These duties are performed 50% to 60% of the workday.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER WYOMING VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 274 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in Luzerne County. The campus includes the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center, The Richard and Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.