Patient Supply Associate II at Duke University

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Job Description:

Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units. Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.

Patient Supply Associate II


Job Code: 4116

Pay Target: B2

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

General Description of the Job Class

Coordinate and perform a variety of tasks relating to the ordering, receiving, recordkeeping and distribution of required patient care supplies for assigned Duke Hospital inpatient or support units to ensure adequate inventory.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Order, receive, store, inventory and distribute a variety of supplies for an assigned area in accordance with established policies and procedures; transmit requests for items to Materials Management utilizing data terminal.

Periodically inspect cart to ensure all items are in assigned locations; remove, replace and report any expired or sterile items with broken packaging.

Regulate and track property assigned to the team to include carts shelving and labeling materials and notebooks; monitor the use of assigned team property. Maintain interface with professional and administrative personnel to coordinate supply activities and to resolve problems; inform central distribution manager of any problems or complaints.

Recommend cart inventory additions and deletions to professional and/or administrative personnel based on monthly usage figures.

Assist in planning, scheduling and assigning tasks to a team of Patient Supply Clerks.

Assist in training of new personnel and conducting semiannual appraisals of team members.

**Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.**

Required Qualifications at this Level

Work requires the ability to screen, evaluate and log information from requisitions and to complete daily operational paperwork generally acquired through a high school education.

Education: One year of experience in a hospital material control or related setting to acquire sufficient knowledge of products, advise users and suggest substitutions.

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE. A valid North Carolina Driver's license may be required.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Distinguishing Characteristics of this LevelN/A

Job Level: B2

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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