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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Medical Supply Specialist - Central Services in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Receiving/Distribution Clerk with Central Services - MV Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

Location: Mission Viejo

Schedule: Full-time 80 Biweekly Hour

Shift: 8 Hour Day Shift

Job Summary:

As part of the team, is responsible for the distribution and maintenance of medical supplies and equipment to point-of-care locations throughout the campus independently or with indirect supervision. Using automated systems as tools, performs physical inventories on regular intervals, replenishes and rotates stock, facilitates complete capture of patient account charges, adjusts supply par levels as appropriate in concert with supervisor and manager, and keeps point of care supply areas organized. Makes recommendations for improvement. Responsible for maintaining the efficient functioning of the central supply and equipment inventories, and responds to customer supply orders for special items throughout the shift. Acts as resource for less experienced staff. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the Hospital’s mission statement.


  • Verbal and written communication skills adequate for regular effective contact with peers, hospital staff, vendors, and other contracts.

  • Knowledge of basic healthcare structure, medical terminology, product specifications & use, and materials organization. Basic level financial (patient charging) concepts. Organizational and interpersonal skills adequate to facilitate problem solving.

  • Must be able to evaluate requests for services, set appropriate priorities, and communicate priorities to peers and customers tactfully but effectively in order to maintain positive working relationships and confidence from customer areas.

  • Must be proficient in required competencies upon completion or orientation as listed on the unit specific Competency Inventory (if applicable).

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Position Requirements:

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Three plus years as Medical Supply Specialist I or equivalent or demonstrated command of product specifications & use, and materials organization.

Preferred Position Requirements:

Education: Some community college.

Experience: Meditech computer experience

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an "extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Operations - Other