Supply Technician (Full Time / Midnight Shift) - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township

Business (Non-Clinical)
1911300 Requisition #
Under general supervision, prepares items to be shipped out for credit, repair, exchange, evaluation or case studies. Coordinates shipping arrangements with various freight vendors for pick-ups. Inspects parcels and checks for proper shipping standards. Performs activities associated with the delivery of Supply & Distribution services. Assist in resolution of routine problems and process improvements. 

  • Coordinates shipping arrangements with various freight carriers for pick-ups. Communicates with freight vendors such as Federal Express, Airborne, UPS, Emery, etc. 
  • Inspects all parcels to ensure they have been properly prepared for shipping according to security, (radioactive or hazardous materials) and shipping standards (correct address and labeling). 
  • Delivers supplies to patient care areas in an efficient, accurate and punctual manner. 
  • Maintain adequate supply levels in all patient care areas in designated areas, handling supplies to ensure sterility and infection control. 
  • Clean and maintain supply carts and equipment in a neat and orderly fashion so that staff can readily find what they need. Utilizes appropriate cleaning detergents and agents by reading directions and MSDS sheets, knowledge of the appropriate Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) 
  • Controls patient charges by collecting and batching patient charge cards daily. 
  • Delivers STAT and non-cart items ordered through the patient charging systems. 
  • Controls inventory by monitoring usage on carts and reporting any fluctuations to the coordinator for evaluation with the nursing managers. 
  • Order supplies using a hand-held computer. Download, upload and run orders using the current inventory system to maintain adequate levels of supplies on carts. Special order non-prime vendor supplies. 
  • Check, receive and distribute incoming supplies and stock in accordance with policies and procedures. Prepares and delivers stock verifying item number, description, quantities and delivery location. 
  • Delivers stock to proper location, receiving proper signatures from departments receiving the supplies. Maintains packing slips with signed copies attached for future reference. 
  • Responds to calls and resolves routine problems encountered by departments. Refers unusual or complex problems to supervisor for resolution. 
  • Sort mails into proper slots and send outgoing mail. 
  • Performs general maintenance (filling toner, staples and ordering paper) on first and second floor copiers. 
  • Periodically inspect inventory stock for expired items and non-sterile conditions, and equipment for up-to-date safety inspections and take appropriate action. 
  • Makes recommendations to improve processes, minimize waste and improve inventory control. 
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Corporate Compliance Program, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent with some computer knowledge, typing ability and good communications skills. 
  • Approximately six (6) months previous experience in a warehouse or stock department or requisitioning, ordering, or receiving supplies environment in order to gain a working knowledge of the operations and procedures.


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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