Supply Tech Job Description

Supply Tech Job Description

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Supply tech provides inventory control and management of sterile instruments, specialty supplies, and administrative duties in collaboration with and the Manager of the Sterile Processing Department.

Supply Tech Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assesses supplies required for prescribed standard surgical procedures and sets up case carts
Maintain and prepare necessary inventory control
Coordinates with trades personnel in the identification of proper and correct materials, parts assemblies, and requirements for a variety of requisitions
Originates necessary documents, forms, reports, , and queries various computer work systems to extract information concerning projects, materials, or supplies
Coordinates and monitors daily workload activities which include productivity tracking
Evaluates workloads and team resources and is proficient at communicating changing requirements to Management for workflow and assignment adjustments
Monitors the operation of all equipment, safety, security and housekeeping of the area and ensures company policies are followed
Responsible for the initial training of production floor personnel in accordance with Company guidelines
Fosters continuous improvement on the floor
Utilizes/assigns personnel where needed to ensure maximum efficiency and attainment of established production standards

Supply Tech Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, GOLD, IAHCSMM, CBSPD, SPD, CS, CSP, CRCST, DOD, DOT

Education for Supply Tech

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Employers hiring for the supply tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, Computer Science, Department of Education, Engineering, Associates, Guidance, General Education, Healthcare, Communication, Technical

Skills for Supply Tech

Desired skills for supply tech include:

Medical supplies
Sterile processing procedures
Supplies/instruments and instrument sets
Surgical procedures
Procedure intended
Maintenance and documentation of washers
Related equipment
Sterilizers and other relevant equipment

Desired experience for supply tech includes:

Must Pass MS Excel Test
Must regularly lift in excess of 60 lbs
High school diploma or equivalent plus three years related experience
Must possess working knowledge of PBUSE skills necessary to complete required tasks
Must be a U.S. citizen and have the ability to obtain a clearance
Maintains pre-established PAR Levels for assigned nursing and ancillary

Supply Tech Examples


Supply Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a supply tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply tech
  • Collects, inputs and generates statistical analyses from SPM to report staff productivity, instrumentation utilization, wrapped versus filtered containers, and missing instrumentation
  • Works with the appropriate OR Services Clinicians in maintaining and updating the count-sheets in SPM
  • The Central Supply Technician decontaminates, cleans, processes, and sterilizes all reusable supplies, equipment, and instruments
  • Vehicle inventory check
  • Ensure deep cycling of monitor batteries every three months
  • Mechanical check vehicles/okay brakes, fluid, window washer fluid
  • Receiving incoming materials, supplies, and equipment and comparing information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment
  • Inspecting shipments for damages or defects
  • Un-crating equipment
  • Ensuring that all supplies and equipment received are processed and distributed in a timely manner, as directed on P.O
Qualifications for supply tech
  • Work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in weather (temperature, wind, rain)
  • Reviews PAR Levels based on data from PAR Optimization reports as scheduled
  • Prior to expiration from nursing and ancillary supply areas utilizing established
  • Responsible for documenting and reporting discrepancies on JIT orders such as
  • Replenish and maintain specialty carts
  • Procedure Carts)

Supply Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a supply tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supply tech
  • Adding hospital tag numbers on equipment per department policy
  • Maintaining files and records of current and potential suppliers, materials, and prices
  • Filling store requisitions from stock
  • Shipping items after notification from purchasing assistant, manager or group leader in accordance with policy
  • Identifies all non purchase order packages and documents for tracking purposes
  • Receives and stages large equipment and notifies appropriate department for installation and/or assembly
  • Receiving problems faxed over to Purchasing for corrections to the PO or vendor contact
  • Assumes responsibility for vehicles operated by the Mobile Health Outreach Ministry
  • Utilizing the department’s management information system, produces purchase orders, performs status checks on existing orders, performs inventory stock status inquiries, and records material receipts pursuant to purchase orders
  • Answers the telephone and responds to routine inquiries, relays messages as necessary, and maintains good customer relations
Qualifications for supply tech
  • Hospital supply experience preferred
  • Hospital materials experience preferred
  • Previous Central Sterile Supply Tech experience preferred
  • Self-motivated to organize & prioritize own work to insure daily workload is completed
  • 2+ years Supply Chain experience with inventory management software
  • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft applications

Supply Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a supply tech. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for supply tech
  • Inventories units and replenishes supplies and procedure carts, adjusting par levels according to need
  • Performs spot check and cycle counts on inventory
  • Monitors supply areas for outdated supplies and proper disposal
  • Stock shelves with product and labels patient chargeable items
  • Performs daily rounds to clean and decontaminate equipment according to policy and procedures and returns equipment to their respective units
  • Inputs patient charges daily
  • Works with A/P to resolve issues
  • May be required to cross-train in duties of Shipping/Receiving, as necessary
  • Strives to meet the needs of all customers
  • May maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) associated with purchases of chemical products
Qualifications for supply tech
  • Frequently Required - Twisting, Standing, Pushing/Pulling, Bending/Stooping
  • Occasionally Required - Sitting, Climbing/Balancing, Crawling, Reaching, Crouching/Sqauting, Kneeling, Grasping
  • Acuities Required - Talking, Hearing, Near Acuity, Color Vision
  • Cognitive and Psychological Demands - Memory, Concentration, Perceptual Accuracy, Listening Processing, Reading Comprehension, Writing Skills, Oral Communication, Frustration Tolerance, Pacing, Reasoning, Deadlines, Multi-tasking
  • Environment Conditions/Exposure to - Bloodborne Pathogens, Chemicals
  • Read, write, speak and understand work instructions both verbal and written, perform basic math calculations and conduct self-inspection / audit

Supply Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supply tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply tech
  • Ordering, stocking and distributing supplies
  • Keeping concise records of equipment
  • Act as liaison to other departments (CSS, Distribution, Lawson, outside vendors)
  • Assist in capital budget preparation for equipment
  • Clean, prepare, and distribute equipment
  • Keeps track of preventive maintenance schedules, and performs billing procedures as needed
  • Establishes and maintains a good professional rapport with the medical staff, nurses, and staff of patient care areas and all other applicable departments and units
  • Reviews and makes the appropriate recommendations in reference to all new supplies and equipment for the unit
  • Develops, schedules, conducts and documents in-services in instrumentation handling and continuing education programs for the personnel of the unit
  • Meets or exceeds standards of compliance of all the accreditation and regulatory bodies and commissions in relationship to supply, processing and sterilization
Qualifications for supply tech
  • Previous hospital materials experience is preferred
  • Ability to work standing and walking for long periods of time
  • Ability to push and pull a variety of carts and material handling equipment
  • Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, bend, stretch and reach frequently
  • Requires ability to touch and differentiate textures and temperatures
  • Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate reports through written and verbal means

Supply Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a supply tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supply tech
  • Attends staff meetings and conferences at the supervisor's discretion
  • Develops and requires strict adherence to maximum quality control processing standards
  • Aids in the evaluation process of products and instruments to be current in the state of the art assessing for cost effective measures to perform procedures
  • Researches obsolete and discontinued instrumentation for replacement
  • Responsible for instrumentation and medical/surgical supplies
  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor/Manager
  • Must attend annually at least one educational offering in material or personnel management, infection control, or on programs related to sterile processing technology
  • Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures as applicable while simultaneously reprocessing scopes and catheters using manufacturer's guidelines
  • Maintains available inventory of clean scopes/catheters
  • Procedure room and equipment set up and room turnover of the procedural field and surrounding equipment
Qualifications for supply tech
  • Previous experience in inventory and storage management
  • Responsible for following established processes associated with mail
  • Sorting/delivery and DME equipment management.*
  • 2 years of experience working with hospital equipment and supplies
  • Sound understanding and prior knowledge of supply replenishment and inventory management standards and/or needs
  • Strong math and verbal communication skills

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