CLINIC COURIER ASSISTANT

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Clinic Courier Assistant conducts daily inventory, replenishes supplies and maintains related records. Couriers, receives, checks in, stores, issues and delivers equipment and supplies. Verifies and sorts charges. Participates in the orientation and training of other personnel. Assists, sorts and verifies charges for supplies, equipment and services delivered. Cleans, disinfects and stores equipment. Monitors stock levels and notifies Supervisor of items on short supply.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Unpacks and inspects items, which may include hazardous materials, for damage/shortage.
  • Daily pick up of supplies, which may include hazardous materials.
  • Functions as courier.
  • Assists the dispatch function, answering customer inquiries and filling requisitions.
  • Stores items at designated locations accurately.
  • Conducts daily cycle counts of supplies. Notifies Supervisor of items and quantity needed; places orders for necessary supplies.
  • Examines incoming shipments to verify receipt of the correct types and quantities of materials and supplies.
  • Delivers supplies, which may include hazardous materials, to offsite locations.
  • Picks up and delivers specialty pharmacy supplies, which may include hazardous materials, for regional locations.
  • Manages and delivers linen inventory to assigned areas.
  • Follows hospital infection prevention policies and procedures.
  • Follows hospital safety guidelines for self, patient, visitors and employees.
  • Maintains a professional work environment; keeps work area clean and organized.
  • Maintains records of equipment usage and availability; processes related patient charges.
  • Maintains supply carts in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. Ensures products are properly rotated.
  • Picks and stages items for shipment to vendors.
  • Manages information utilizing appropriate manual or electronic systems.
  • Participates in the orientation and training of other personnel as assigned.
  • Performs patient and supply transport functions.
  • Performs daily inventories in designated areas utilizing a hand-held computer at all regional locations.
  • Picks up charges and batches them for transmittal to Data Processing.
  • Receives and fills phone and long form orders for supplies and/or equipment. Deliver clean equipment and pickup soiled equipment.
  • Receives, checks in, and stores supply shipments; notifies Supervisor of any discrepancies.
  • Seeks resources for direction, when necessary.

Education Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • One (1) year of directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of:
  • Computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Mechanical and electrical equipment handled by the department
  • Knowledge of the principles of receiving, storing, picking, staging and shipping materials.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff to resolve problems relating to warehouse/distribution functions.
  • Skills and Abilities to:
  • Assess, identify and respond to urgent or stat requests in an efficient, effective and appropriate manner
  • Clean, disinfect, and store equipment; monitor stock levels and notify supervisor of items in short supply
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Maintain professional behavior and appearance
  • Make minor repairs to equipment
  • Manage time
  • Promote a positive work environment by practicing good communication, diversity awareness and teamwork
  • Quickly and accurately perform daily inventory, restocking, and maintenance of supply carts
  • Receive, store, issue, and deliver equipment and supplies
  • Sort and verify charges for supplies, equipment, and services delivered
  • Speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • State the hospital and department mission statements and understand how they participate in and contribute to them
  • Transport supplies and equipment

Licenses and Certifications
  • CADL - California Drivers License - Valid And In State

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.