Providence St. Joseph Health

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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Material Distribution and Receiving Technician - Materials Service Center in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Material Distribution and Receiving Technician (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in the Materials Service Center at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to utilizes a computerized MMIS (Materials Management Information System) and associated hardware / software, to conduct physical inventories, replenishment of supply areas (such as patient care and ancillary areas), receive incoming stock and non-stock freight and parcel shipments, and put away inventory items.

In this position you will:

  • Conducts physical inventory / par level replenishment of supply areas, such as patient care and ancillary areas.

  • Receives, processes and delivers phone, fax, walk-up and electronic supply requests.

  • Delivers supplies, and equipment along with parcel freight and non-stock items to the various supply and ancillary areas as directed.

  • Rotates stock in MSC Inventories and on par levels on a first-in/first-out basis for all items that do not have manufacture expiration dates printed on the item and/or packaging. Rotates stock in MSC Inventory and on par levels on an earliest expiration date first-out basis for all items that do have manufacture expiration dates printed on the item and/or packaging.

  • Inspects all items for damage and expiration dates whenever handling materials, both in the MSC and in other supply areas.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience

  • One (1) year of inventory systems, receiving, warehousing and/or supply distribution using a computerized MMIS in a perpetual inventory system within the previous three years

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training in inventory and supply distribution management courses

  • Experience in a healthcare environment

  • Experience with material handling equipment (hand trucks, pallet jack, etc)

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 279528