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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 182863
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 09/21/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,024 - $4,014 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.  

A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

UW Medicines mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrows physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medicine Supply Chain Management has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNICIAN 2. The Supply Chain Technician 2 - Receiving & Courier is a UW Medicine Supply Chain position based at Harborview Medical Center, but will cover duties at UW Medical Center as well. The primary focus of this position is customer service, and the purpose of the position is to receive, warehouse, courier, and deliver general, medical, and surgical supplies throughout various healthcare settings, utilizing effective receiving, warehousing, and courier procedures.

  • Deliver supplies and packages to various nursing units, clinics, and other locations utilizing appropriate signature technologies.
  • Answer phone calls and emails and respond to customer service requests in a timely manner.
  • Perform issues and credits in the Materials Management Information System (MMIS), ensuring the cost of the items are allocated appropriately.
  • Assist with cycle counts and physical inventories.
  • Utilize various computer technologies such as handhelds, package scanners, and software programs.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Assist with training Supply Chain staff.
  • May lead project work.
  • Receive purchase orders in the MMIS.
  • Ship outbound packages utilizing appropriate shipping methodologies.
  • Verify incoming and outbound shipments for accuracy.
  • Resolve order discrepancies while adhering to department policy and procedure.
  • Courier fixtures, furniture, equipment, mail, packages and supplies in vans and cargo trucks to the correct destination, using appropriate signature technologies.
  • Check various supply locations for product expiration dates and removal according to policy.
  • Assist with special projects.
  • Perform related duties as required.

    The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes the UW Medicine Mission, Core Values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the Core Values and Mission of the organization.  The incumbent actively demonstrates the UW Medicine Service Culture Guidelines and adheres to all department and organization policies and procedures.   


    High school graduation or equivalent AND six months of supply chain experience.   

  • Proficiency in utilizing the MMIS.
  • Knowledge of general office equipment such a fax machines, copy machines, and printers.
  • Ability to work in a busy, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders to include coworkers, management, and clinical partners.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English, both written and verbal, including active listening.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in customer service and problem-solving.   

  • Typing, use of computers, computer software, and the ability to learn software applications necessary in the performance of typical work.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds without assistance, climbing stairs, kneeling, reaching (overhead/extension), sitting, stooping (bend at waist), and twisting (knees/waist/neck).
  • Frequently carrying items, crouching, operating a keyboard, pushing/pulling, and hand/eye coordination.
  • Continuously grasping/handling, lifting, standing, and walking.
  • Driving vans and cargo trucks that do not require a CDL; requiring valid driver's license.   

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

    Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-12-28

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