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Supply Chain Technician (Call-in/On-Call)

Primary Location South San Francisco, California Facility S. San Francisco Hospital Job Number 1230010 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Job Summary:

This position works under the direct supervision of the Supply Chain Manager/Director and/or designee.  Inventories, restocks, and distributes disposable medical supplies within Perioperative services, which includes replenishment in the Operating Room and Ambulatory Surgery Unit suites.  Works the majority of the time preparing surgical carts for use in the medical center and/or medical office building. Will also maintain accuracy of supplies on facility procedure cards. Stocks surgical carts for use during procedures. Performs other related duties as necessary.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reviews operating room schedule in advance to ensure proper supply levels.

  • Stocks surgical carts for use during procedures

  • Inventory assigned supply areas for replenishment

  • Rotate stock using FIFO (first-in-first-out) method of inventory management

  • Fills requisitions from stock in storage areas

  • Maintains stocking levels in the OR and ASU suites

  • Inform staff on product conversions and substitutions.

  • Work with Perioperative Cost Specialist, Procurement team, and service leads (nursing) to ensure proper stocking levels are maintained and supplies are ordered routinely.

  • Escalate and solve supply issues with Supply Chain Manager, and involve clinicians when necessary.

  • Maintain procedure cards (removing obsolete items, and updating cards during product conversions)

  • Print supply forecast to prepare for future procedures

  • Dons protective equipment when necessary

  • Infection Control - Standard Precautions: Adherence to hand washing requirements, workflow patterns, standard precautions, dress code, sterility assurance

  • Ensures proper documentation is maintained electronically and manually

  • Participates in all competency programs, attends meetings, and trainings when required.

  • Adheres to all policies and protocols in the use of Healthconnect and OneLink Systems

  • Ability to present information in one on one and small group situations

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos

  • Ability to communicate and write effectively.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Grade 310

Basic Qualifications:


  • Required six (6) months experience managing supplies in a perioperative environment (Ambulatory Surgery Unit and/or Operating Room, and/or Sterile Processing-this may be any one of the 3 or a combination of the 3 equaling six (6) months).

  • Required six (6) months experience operating within a Supply Chain inventory management system.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Successful Completion of Blood borne Pathogens Awareness Training within 30 days of hire (KP Learn Module).

  • Must Pass Computer Navigation Assessment.

  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A

Primary Location: California,South San Francisco,S. San Francisco Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 07:30 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Entry Level Department: So San Francisco Hospital - MaterialMgmt-Storeroom - 0201 Pay Range: $33.31 - $35.04 / 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 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