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  • Job Posting Expires: 4/30/2023
6M ago
$0 to $0
Full Time
Administrative, Support and Clerical
2-4 Years
Primary Duties

The mission of Faith Regional Health Services is to serve Christ by providing all people with exemplary medical services in an environment of love and care.


This position will be responsible for purchases, supplies and equipment. Assists with inventory and compiles stock records in hospital stockroom. Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written. Leadership and organization skills are needed to prioritize and coordinate duties as assigned. Must be computer literate. Desirable traits include being an effective communicator with self-motivation and a positive attitude maintained throughout. Must be a self-starter, decision-maker and team player.

The listing of job duties contained in this job description is not all inclusive. Duties may be added or subtracted at any time due to the needs of the organization.



Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Completes supply orders in a clear and accurate manner.
  1. Accepts responsibility for collecting data on the amount of supplies needed from each unit.
  1. Demonstrates proficient use of all computerized systems for materials management.
    • MMIS
    • Internet and EDI system
    • 10-Key
    • General keyboard skills
  1. Receives, reviews and has requisitions approved prior to ordering
    • Follows purchasing approval policy
  1. Is aware of product MSDS requirements
  1. Maintains supplies in a neat, clean and organized manner
    • Accurately follows instructions for proper storage of supplies
  1. Reports all problems with obtaining supplies promptly to Director
  1. Maintains accurate, organized records of the type and amount of supplies ordered
  1. Consistently demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule
    • Performs assigned duties within the time allowed
    • Completes special projects in a timely manner
  1. Manages inventory appropriately
    • Periodically takes physical count of stock on hand verifying count with supervisor
  1. Timely purchase of:
    • Inventory, non-inventory med/surgical items
    • Minor and capital equipment
    • All general, routine and non-routine supplies
  1. Demonstrates appropriate interaction with facility suppliers
  1. Prepares accurate reports to administration of the type and amount of supplies received
  1. Demonstrates ability to operate hospital owned vehicles including straight truck and full-size and/or mini vans
  1. Demonstrates ability to operate office equipment including copy machine, fax machine and computers
  1. Adopts a plan for ongoing professional development
  1. Demonstrates willingness to participate in education, serves as a role model, demonstrates ability to be a team player
  1. Responsible for maintaining a departmental climate of openness, fairness, acceptance or criticism and discussion of ideas within the department
  1. Resolves conflicts both within and outside the department in an expeditious manner
  1. Demonstrates practices to keep all medical record information protected and confidential
    • Follows hospital policy regarding communication of patient information
    • Follows department policy as to stored medical records
  1. Comes to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrates dependability and punctuality

Hours will be dependent on patient census and workload. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, to include after-hours and weekends as necessary.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Job Requirements:

The requirements listed below must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required.


GED or High School Diploma preferred

Previous Experience Requirements:


2 years of previous experience in field preferred

Combination of 2 years of education and experience in position field preferred

Skills/Knowledge Requirements:

SKILLS (If Applicable):

Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language required

Ability to type, navigate websites, and learn multiple purchasing systems required

Other Certifications/Requirements:

Current, valid driver's license issued in the state of legal residence required

Will operate FRHS owned vehicles

Faith Regional Health Services is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Compensation Details

Based on Experience


FREE Dental Insurance for employee only with two FREE cleanings each year 

FREE Life Insurance 

FREE Urgent Care visits for qualifying symptoms including medical dependents 

Paid Time Off – 24 days per year accrued in PTO Bank for new-full time employees 

Health Insurance option of High Deductible or PPO Plan 

Health Savings Account with FRHS monthly contribution of $75

Vision Insurance 

Short Term Disability Insurance 

Long Term Disability Insurance 

Critical Illness Insurance 

Accident Insurance 

Supplemental Life Insurance 

Wellness Discounts for Health Insurance  

Smoking Cessation Program 

Met Law Legal Services Program  

YMCA and other local discounts 

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