Equipment Handling Attendant -60780
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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016
West Virginia University Hospital
JOB DESCRIPTIONPOSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE & CODE:
Equipment Handling Attendant (60780)
Manager, Materials Handling
Receives, inventories, stocks, issues, handles, cleans and distributes all supplies/equipment used throughout West Virginia University Hospitals and Physician Office Center which are the responsibility of Materials Handling.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.
In accordance with departmental policy and procedure, respond to all requests for centralized equipment, supplies and accessories.
Performs the above-described position using the Lawson System. This includes picking, delivering, issuing, receiving, inventorying and stocking using the appropriate WH, IC, RQ and PO Lawson transactions and hand-held terminals (PDTs). Detail and accuracy with these transactions are essential to Lawson automatic re-order management.
Processes returns from customers to Inventory Location 1 (House Inventory) and re-stocks to correct bin while checking for and disposing of outdated, damaged and/or obsolete material. This function is also essential to maintain Lawson automatic re-order management.
Maintains departmental customer service using excellent communication skills (both phone and personal) exhibiting a proper customer service attitude at all times.
Report urgent or emergency equipment shortages to Manager.
Inspects for bio-burden, cleans, disinfects/wipes and prepares for re-distribution all centralized pumps and equipment as part of Materials Handling Equipment Management assignment area.
Monitors real time locator system (Aero-scout) to assist in timely retrieval and ability to satisfy patient needs for centralized pumps and equipment.
Coordinates with nursing staff the location of required equipment when the house inventory has been depleted.
Install disposable supplies and accessories and performs testing applicable to given items of equipment as required to meet the hospital needs.
Reports and records missing and/or damaged equipment and accessories.
Serves as initial contact for all centralized equipment inquiries from customers.
Maintains work areas in a clean, neat and orderly fashion on a daily basis.
Cleans work area prior to end of shift in preparation for the oncoming shift
Function as the resource person for training new Equipment Handling Attendants.
Assist in the orientation and training of new employees.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be capable of lifting up to 60 pounds and pushing loaded carts weighting in excess of 600 pounds.
Manual dexterity and physical ability to stand walk and handle equipment/materials for prolonged periods of time.
Must possess visual and oral acuity.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work in a high stress environment.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, write and understand English
Math skills necessary to count, inventory and convert each/box/case quantities.
Must possess excellent communication skills (both phone and personal).
Must understand and practice excellent personal hygiene.
An excellent customer service attitude is essential.
Date Reviewed/Revised: June 2016