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Materials Management Technician

Primary Location Olympia, Washington Worker Location Onsite Facility Olympia Medical Center Job Number 1294107 Date posted 07/10/2024
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Job Summary:

The Materials Management Technician (MMT), under the direction of a Materials Management Specialist, assists in maintaining Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washingtons day-to-day standardized medical and office supply needs and equipment acquisition for one or more designated facilities. This includes ordering, receiving, inventory control, linen, supply and equipment distribution, repairs, instrument reprocessing and/or infection control. The MMT works with other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington departments in support of the Materials Management functions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists in controlling medical supplies, office supplies, printed materials, linen and small equipment within a Medical Center, Campus or Administrative building. Assists with identification of what should be in stock, organization of the storage space, and the maintenance of appropriate levels of stock in the patient care, ancillary and administrative areas. Processes supply and equipment orders to assure the timely receipt of goods. Helps to trouble shoot Materials procurement problems within the medical facility. Assists with cost control by identifying ways to improve the Materials process. Data enters orders and receipts into the Materials Management computer system and completes other computer tasks as delegated by the Supervisor.

  • Assists with central reprocessing, sterilization, and infection control processes. Prepares and packages instruments for sterilization in compliance with accepted Infection Control standards. Assists with documentation in compliance with Quality Assurance standards. Ensures that all cleaning equipment is properly handled, cleaned and appropriately maintained. Identifies and reports potential and actual hazards in central reprocessing, sterilization, and infection control processes to the Supervisor.

  • Works closely with the Supvervisor to plan improvements to the procurement and sterilization processes. Assists as needed with problem identification and resolution of the Materials functions. Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for continued growth and self-evaluation. Identifies own learning needs and participates in educational efforts to meet these needs. Participates in staff orientation, MMT meetings and education activities.
Basic Qualifications:

  • N/A


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A
Additional Requirements:

  • Customer service skills.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Inventory control and par stocking experience.
  • Sterile reprocessing and infection control experience.
  • Familiar with basic office computer software.
  • Sterile reprocessing certification.
Primary Location: Washington,Olympia,Olympia Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 05:00 AM Working Hours End: 01:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J02|SEIU|SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Renton Admin Adam - Material Mgmt-Admin - 1130 Pay Range: $23.06 - $33.31 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest