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Materials Management Technician

Posted on: June 5, 2024
Surgical Technologist

Website Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Materials Management Technician

Workplace Details

Join our team and see why Prairie Lakes Healthcare System continues to be named a Top Rural and Community Hospital year after year. Be a part of our mission to make a positive difference in the health of the patients and communities we serve by delivering accessible, high-quality, affordable, and compassionate healthcare. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is an independent, non-profit rural healthcare system serving 10 counties in northeastern South Dakota and west-central Minnesota.

Job Summary

This full-time (8:00 am-4:30 pm) position performs necessary tasks in storing and maintaining equipment and medical supplies utilized throughout the Prairie Lakes Healthcare System.

Responsibilities include:

Maintains par-level systems; controlling, issuing, and delivering medical/surgical supplies and equipment to assigned supply areas.
Maintains appropriate level of supplies on hand in central supply.
Responsible for order entry, maintenance, and computer entry.
Process invoices, and credit documents, and verifies price discrepancies and backorders.
Stores freight on shelves and maintains neatness and orderliness in the storeroom.
Assures availability and integrity of supplies through proper storage, rotation, and expiration date check processes.
Assists with duties such as typing, filing, data entry, record keeping, and answering telephones.
Picks up mail from the Post Office, sorts in proper mailboxes, and maintains mail bin organization.
Transports medical/surgical supplies and correspondence between hospitals, clinics, and approved destinations adhering to schedule.
Compares identifying information of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
Receives incoming shipments, inspects for damage, and item discrepancies, and corresponds to rectify issues.
Maintains appropriate inventory of shipping supplies, proficient in UPS, FedEx, and USPS procedures.
Routes incoming products to appropriate departments.
Enters receiving, pricing, and adjustments, into a computer system to assure accuracy of inventory and item profile.
Other duties may be assigned.

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System offers comprehensive benefits for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and generous paid time off to maintain a healthy home-work balance.

Additional benefits for those qualifying include:

·        Flexible Spending Account

·        Roth IRA retirement plan

·        Employee Assistance Program for mental health

·        Education Loan Program

·        Community discounts including the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center


High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Medical background helpful.

A valid South Dakota driver’s license is required.

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

To apply for this job please visit www.prairielakes.com.