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MEDICAL SUPPLY CLERK (#CL5 )

Apply as a Transfer/Demotion applicant

$21.93-$27.76 hourly / $3,801.00-$4,812.00 monthly / $45,614.40-$57,740.80 yearly


Definition

Under direction, to operate a large supply room containing a variety of medical, office and janitorial items; to order, receive, store and issue supplies and equipment; to maintain a variety of records on items ordered, received and issued; and to do related work as required.

Typical Tasks

Prepares requisitions for supplies and equipment to keep adequate stock on hand; orders or requisitions special items as requested; orders certain standard items directly from approved vendor; receives and inspects items by contacting purchasing department or vendor; receives and inspects supplies and equipment; checks items against invoices or freight bills for proper quantity; checks items for damage and notifies purchasing department, vendor or transportation company of unacceptable items; marks discrepancies on invoices; accepts delivery on items and records items received; stores items received on shelves, in bins or in other storage areas; fills requests for supplies and equipment; describes items in stock and suggest substitutes; maintains inventory records showing items received, issued and standard stock levels; establishes reorder points for a variety of items; prepares departmental charges for items requisitioned and sends totals by division to accounting personnel for billing; maintains a perpetual inventory system; takes annual inventory of supplies and equipment and reconciles against perpetual inventory and other records; arranges for office equipment repairs; may make minor repairs to items carried in stock; may direct others in taking inventory or in moving or storage of equipment and supplies.

Employment Standards

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of common medical supplies and equipment, and their proper methods of storage;
  • Working knowledge of the methods and procedures involved in the receipt, storage and issuance of supplies and equipment;
  • Working knowledge of methods and procedures involved in the maintenance of accurate inventory records.

Ability to:

  • Make arithmetic computation;
  • Operate a large supply room containing a variety of medical and other supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare and maintain records of requisition;
  • Read, understand and maintain records of purchase orders and storeroom operations;
  • Plan and efficiently arrange the storage of a variety of supplies and equipment;
  • Maintain perpetual inventory records to insure adequate stock;
  • Safely lift and move heavy and bulky objects.

Training and Experience:

One year of experience which would demonstrate application or possession of the knowledge and abilities.

Miscellaneous

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CLASS: CL5; EST: 8/1/1981; REV: 9/1/1982;