SUMMARY: The Distribution Technician is under the supervision of the Materials Distribution Supervisor and department Leads. The position requires general knowledge of shipping, receiving, supply distribution and computer based inventory programs and practices. This position will ensure that the areas serviced by the Materials Distribution department have the correct quantities of supplies and equipment, in the right condition at the right time. The Distribution Technician performs a full range of routine and non-routine Materials Distribution duties in accordance with hospital, regulatory and/or departmental policies and procedures while demonstrating a positive, customer services oriented, courteous, and team player attitude. . Distribution Tech-Materials Distribution upon approval from the Director of Pharmacy are authorized to access storage areas for the purpose of stocking and monitoring supplies and equipment that may be housed in the storage area, as well as stocking intravenous fluids and irrigation solutions.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School diploma/GED. Minimum one (1) year related distribution experience required. Knowledge of distribution and inventory control functions. Fluency in English, both verbal and written. Computerized inventory practices, and knowledge of medical supplies and equipment desirable.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.