Materials Management Supply Coordinator

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POST DATE 10/23/2019
END DATE 11/27/2019

Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



Requisition #: 196364
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Evening Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 22, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

Position Summary:

Reports to and works under the direct supervision of the departmental supervisors and managers. Takes additional direction from group leaders and other designated staff. All Materials Management staff are considered essential staff. Work is to facilitate the timely and accurate movement, delivery, and stocking of supplies and equipment throughout the entire JHH campus and designated off-site areas. Monitors and maintains inventory levels for remote unit/departmental stocking and storeroom locations (Par Levels/Pyxis Cabinets/Server Carts, etc.) in a neat and orderly fashion. Performs inventories in remote storeroom locations based on the assigned schedules, and delivers patient care supplies. Retrieves, cleans, disinfects and delivers patient care equipment. Safely transports supplies and equipment and facilitates towline operations. Operates all equipment safely and appropriately. Safely transports supplies and equipment using various types of delivery and transport carts (metal, towline, plastic, tipsters, etc.), pallet jacks, flatbeds, drop-down, etc. Responsible for keeping work areas and departmental areas clean and neat. Collects and breaks down cardboard box waste and other materials generated by work functions, places materials in appropriate waste receptacles (e.g., tipsters and carts), transport clean waste to appropriate dumpsters and compactors. Maintains a professional appearance per departmental guidelines. Maintains professional conduct at all times. Uses appropriate hand hygiene at all times. Uses work place interpersonal skills to effectively and respectfully communicate to customers, co-workers, supervisors, managers, directors and other staff. Communicates customer complaints and materials management issues to management staff. Provides outstanding customer service at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and staff. Promotes an environment of respect, teamwork, and supports activities for a patient-centered supply chain.


Requires the ability to read at and have the mathematical ability at a 12th grade level. Requires the ability to understand English in order to follow instructions, job assignments, schedules, packages and chemical labels. Able to understand and utilize universal safety precautions when cleaning and disinfecting equipment or transporting materials. Knowledge on how to transport carts Knowledge of medical supplies and terminology. Knowledge of supply handling equipment, such as flatbed trucks, pallet jacks, and box cutters. Pyxis, Handhelds (MMIS) Tracking System.


High school diploma or GED.

Work Experience:

Minimum of six months experience in warehouse or storeroom operations or the completions of a JHH/JHHS-approved on-the-job sponsored training program. Previous customer service experience preferred.


Evening Shift, Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend work required

2:0pm 12:30am


Work Location:

JHH 600 N. Wolfe Street


Ability to use basic math skills to take inventory and monitor supply levels.

Effective communication skills to interact with peers, management staff, clinical and other staff, patients, and visitors.

Ability to use materials management information systems (MMIS), asset management systems, Pyxis, SAP, UPS Trackpad, MyLearning, Success Factors and other computer systems and software.

Required Licensure, Certification:

JHHS Health, Safety & Environment motorized pallet jack training (if position requires the use of a motorized pallet jack).

Working Condition

Work may produce a high level or metal/visual fatigue due to need for attention to detail.

Work requires standing/walking, lifting up to 70 lbs., and pushing/pulling up to 250 pounds 100% of scheduled work time.

Work requires visual acuity.

Work requires manual dexterity.

Operates heavy machinery.

May be exposed to construction hazards.

Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents that have little likelihood of harm if established health and safety precautions are followed.

Depending on work area, work may require the use of protective safety devices including, but not limited to safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, safety shoes, infection prevention apparel/apparatus (e.g., isolation gowns, masks, etc.).

Work in areas where dust and noise are mostly constant.

Work requires the ability to load and unload and transport and position supplies and equipment, materials, and transport and dispose of cardboard waste and other packing materials to appropriate areas.

Ability to pick up and move empty wooden or plastic pallets.

Work requires the safe use of a recycling compactor.

Johns Hopkins is a Smoke Free campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.