Material Handlers of Linen under the direction of Supply Chain Management receives stores, collects, tracks and transport linen (sterile, clean and/or soiled) throughout SJMHS including off-site clinic and satellite locations. Works well with teams, independently, efficiently and in a safe manner. Routinely utilizes computer, tracking software, handheld units, and associated Supply Chain equipment. May be assigned to a linen delivery route and driving a cargo truck. Must operate the truck in a safe manner and abide by all Michigan driving laws. Driving responsibilities include performing Preventative Maintenance Inspections (PMI), monitoring physical condition of
the truck, and filling truck with gas. Complete understanding and demonstrated proficiency of all area work tasks.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE
Transports and delivers equipment, linen, scrubs, and supplies to all user departments from supply holding area. Responsible for unit inventories and coordination of linens to assure adequate daily par levels and supply needs. Works closely with Receiving Dock Handlers to coordinate flow of supplies, linen, and equipment to all user departments. Assist unloading Co-op laundry trucks and transports clean linen to the clean linen holding area. Prepares unit specific clean linen exchange carts following prescribed schedule and par level. Delivers clean linen exchange carts to specific department locations. Collects soiled linen daily from SJMHS units and transports to dock. Transfers soiled linen from SJMHS collection carts to Co-op laundry carts in preparation for transport to Co-op Laundry. Places linen replenishment orders with Co-op Laundry. Operates freight elevator to transport supplies to and from the designated areas. Maintains required distribution records. Answer telephone and respond to routine inquires and maintains good Customer Service. Operates SJMHS truck to transport linen to off-site clinics and satellite locations. Perform Preventative Maintenance Inspections (PMI), monitoring physical condition of the truck, and filling truck with gas. Operates power industrial type pallet jack to transport heavy supplies throughout SJMHS. Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management. Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of SJMHS. Performs other job duties as requested.
Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
Certification/Licensure: Current MI Driver's License, preferred
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Prioritize assigned tasks and organize work. Ability to use and read a platform scale and perform basic mathematical calculations.
This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work Program
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