Inventory Assistant – Stocker
It is the responsibility of the inventory assistant to help maintain inventory. This position requires a very organized and dependable individual who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously with a great deal of positive energy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Order inventory items as needed.
- Receive invoices
- Manage inventory with hospital software
- Unpack shipments as they arrive and stock central supply designated areas.
- Remove all boxes, packing material, pallets and discard them in designated locations.
- Manage “pick list” for all departments and stock supplies on assigned days.
- Participate in quarterly inventory counts.
- Additional task as assigned.
- Basic knowledge of computer skills to include printer, Word, Excel, Outlook, internet and learn to work with Cornerstone/Smartflow software applications.
- This job will require lifting and moving large boxes.
- This job will require walking and transporting supplies throughout the hospital.
- Some duties of this job will be performed in a warehouse environment.
- This job will require working closely with the inventory management team.
This hospital operates similarly to a human hospital as things happen here that are confidential. Do not discuss client or patient information/medical conditions, proprietary information, or confidential situations that arise with anyone outside the hospital. Should you see or hear anything that concerns you, speak with the Hospital Administrator about your concerns.
Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma is required. Veterinary Management experience and/or training is preferred.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Controls over Work:
The employee must use initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently without specific instructions while always keeping patient care as their number one priority. Any deviations, problems and unfamiliar situations must be communicated to the administrator. Maintain time in an accurate and trustworthy manner in all areas of responsibility including attendance and punctuality.
All doctors and staff are required to maintain a professional appearance at all times. This includes covering of non-standard hair color, visible tattoos, or visible piercing except for standard-size ear piercing. Hoop jewelry, ear lobe extenders and tongue piercings are prohibited for safety. This also includes adhering to company dress codes and maintenance of standard hygiene.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as packing slips, invoices, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and logs. Ability to write routine correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to doctors, and coworkers. Ability to handle misdirected negative emotions and behavior. Supportive and encouraging attitude towards clients, patients, and coworkers. Expresses thoughts and ideas effectively while recognizing the need to be “the support network for GCVS”.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to differentiate between major and minor issues as they relate to service and accuracy and the care of clients and patients. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to recognize potentially dangerous situations (both seen and unseen) and diffuse or modify the situation.
Ability to work cooperatively with coworkers to accomplish a common goal while maintaining your personal accountability for individual tasks; and maintaining constructive working relationships with others. Ability to use service orientation to look for ways to assist other staff members while prioritizing your time and duties to maintain practice efficiency and level of service provided to clients/patients.
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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust to focus..