Inventory Control Specialist-40 Hours-Days at Martha's Vineyard Hospital (MVH)

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Manager of Materials Management, you are responsible for the receipt and distribution of inventory and supplies.


Under the direction of the Manager of Materials Management you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.


Orders, receives, sorts, inspects, stores, issues, and delivers.

Writes exchange carts for all units. Fills and delivers these items.

Demonstrates a commitment to the maintenance of positive and effective working relationships with other hospital departments.

Packages and ships material leaving the premises maintaining written documentation of items shipped, reason for shipping, date of shipping, shipper used, and destination.

Performs other duties as needed or assigned by the Director of Materials Management.

Places special requests, prepares and processes express issues, other Peoplesoft duties as needed.

Receives & delivers medical/surgical supplies and equipment.

Monitors department usage and assists Director in assuring inventories are maintained.

Writes exchange carts for all units - accurately delivers all items needed.

Fills all requisitions subject to the policies and procedures of the department. Maintains MM team request email box as well as personal Outlook account

Able to learn & complete functions related to MM (i.e. Cover Vacations).

Uses FIFO inventory system for rotating stock throughout the hospital.

Stickers all patient charge items and verifies numbers, prices, and nomenclature.

Respects Others.

Protects and preserves confidential information.

Communication skills.

Complies with the MVH Code of Conduct.

Works within legal, regulatory and ethical practice standards.

Meets attendance and punctuality standards.

Demonstrates reliability and accountability.

Maintains cooperative working relationships with the nurses, physicians and other health care staff, agencies and facilities.

Is professional in appearance appropriate to role and environment.


• Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours

• Is subject to frequent interruptions

• Is involved with patients, residents, staff, government agencies/personnel, etc. under all conditions and circumstances

• Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients, family members, etc.

• Communicates with the medical staff and other hospital departments' staff

• Attends and participates in continuing training programs as they relate to the position

• May be exposed to infectious waste and diseases

• Is subject to lifting and carrying

• Must be constantly alert for patient safety


• Must be able to read, write legibly, speak clearly and understand the English language

• Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action in a timely fashion

• Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, patients, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public

• Must possess the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel and the general public


• Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day

• Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner

• Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of positions

• Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met

• Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with the CEO, physicians, department managers and the general public

• Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability

• Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and, at times, hostile people within the facility

• Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients


• High school education

• Prior materials management or commercial supply experience preferred
• Computer experience preferred

EEO Statement

Martha's Vineyard Hospital and Windemere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.

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