Inventory Technician (Nights) in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  7969 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Nights 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

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Job Role Summary

The Inventory Technician maintains accurate inventory counts in stocking locations and evaluates inventory levels, recommending adjustments based on historical supply use and the needs of patient care areas. The Inventory Technician reports to the Supervisor and/or Manager of Receiving and Distribution.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's Mission: Advocate, Care, Teach, and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; models Eskenazi Health's values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development and Excellence
  • Maintains accurate inventory counts in stocking location(s) as assigned by the Manager or his/her designee ('Manager') and in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Assembles specialty carts as assigned; delivers supplies and equipment to all patient care areas as assigned
  • Evaluates inventory levels and recommends adjustments based on historical supply use and the needs of the patient care area
  • Communicates recommended inventory level adjustments, stock outs and back order status to appropriate Nursing staff representative and Manager
  • Uses handheld barcode scanning device(s) to order and/or issue supplies for the assigned stocking location(s)
  • Conducts cycle counts on a regular basis of all JIT and special order supplies as directed by the Manager
  • Checks and regularly rotates supplies with expiration dates to the front of the storage location; removes outdated (expired) supplies from inventory stocking location(s) and disposes of them per manufacturer's instructions
  • Maintains orderly, clean, and organized inventory locations

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math functions
  • Inventory/stockroom related experience preferred
  • Prefer knowledge of medical terminology and medical supplies
  • Ability to operate powered pallet trucks and portable hydraulic equipment
  • Ability to use personal computer and various software applications including: Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Detail-oriented with proven organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Actively participates in staff in-service educational program when required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.


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