Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Central Distribution Specialist - Central Distribution

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 7:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Full Time, Benefits Eligible

    Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm


    The Central Distribution Specialist works under the supervision of the Central Distribution Manager and is responsible for maintaining the efficient flow of the activity in the front office in Central Distribution. This position coordinates and performs the daily functions for supply and equipment distribution for departments. The Specialist acts as a liaison between department leadership, support staff, vendors, and customers to fulfill supply and equipment requests, resolve incorrect orders, pyxis supply station concerns, product recalls, shipments, and place specialty equipment and supply orders. This position notifies departments of order status and advises them of problems and delays on their orders as needed.


    1. Reconcile patients on Pyxis twice daily2. Restock paper in printers3. Responds to tube system requests4. Answer phones from 7am ? 3pm M-F5. Manages Handheld Ordering System ? maintains templates, ordering processes, and policy and procedures 6. Pyxis Operations ? assist with the maintenance, troubleshooting, and dispatching of repairs.7. Window walk-up service8. Fills orders9. Assist with Pyxis reports10. Assist with keeping the department compliant with JC, ODH, and CDH standards. 11. Data entry of equipment and supply transactions12. Keeping the Front Office organized and clean. 13. Invision charging for patient charge items14. Orders specialty supplies15. Pricing for specialty supplies and homegoing orders16. Dispatching calls to MT?s for ?STAT? and ?ASAP? requests17. Mail sorting18. ADHOC Cycle counting19. Pyxis weekly archives20. Complete Bed Rental requests for PO #?s21. Call in Hill-Rom beds22. Call in broken rental equipment23. Notify Bio-Med of incoming rental equipment to be inspected.


    KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDHigh school graduate or equivalent required. Good typing skills required. Knowledge of supply distribution and materials management terminology. Must be courteous to all customers both vendor representatives and employees visiting the Central Distribution Department. Needs to have the ability to remain calm when dealing with a variety of tasks at the same time. MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe position requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, hear and see.Lifting up to 50 lbs. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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