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Facilities Services & Materials Management

Ensuring Each Facility's Aesthetic and Success

From maintaining the aesthetic appearance of our grounds to driving environmental services at our facilities to managing product inventory and distribution, our facilities services and materials management team members are vital to the daily upkeep of our medical centers and business facilities.

Materials Management Technician

Location: Seattle, WA Additional Locations:

Northshore Medical Center 11913 NE 195th St., 11913 NE 195th St., Bothell,Washington, 98011
Ballard Medical Center 1401 NW 46th St., 1401 NW 46th St., Seattle,Washington, 98107
Job Number: 861507 Date posted: 02/11/2020
NO Sterile reprocessing experience needed as per the preferred requirements. 
No Sterile reprocessing certification needed as per the preferred requirements.

The Materials Management Technician (MMT), under the direction of a Materials Management Specialist, assists in maintaining Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington's 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
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Valid driver's license is required at time of hire/transfer.

  • 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,Seattle,Northgate Medical Center 9800 4th Ave. NE Scheduled Weekly Hours: 30 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 5:30 AM Working Hours End: 12:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Materials Management Department: Materials Management Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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