Inventory Associate (Property Specialist)

Job Posted 7/2/2023
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
United States
Category Wind Jobs
Job Description
Ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Oregon by the U.S. News & World Report, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture. Find out more here: and

OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization:

+ Eligible up to $1,000 Hiring Bonus

+ Part/Full Time Benefits pending on position

+ Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents

+ Differentials for Weekends ($1.50), Evening (7%) and Night Shifts (12.5%)

+ Several retirement plans to choose from! – Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b)

+ Annual Raises

+ Employee discounts to local and major businesses

+ Growth/Development Opportunities

We want you, apply and work with us today!

The overall purpose of this position is to provide customers with the goods and services needed to perform the functions of their jobs and support the OHSU mission of healing, teaching, and discovery. Staff in this position frequently communicate with customers to identify and resolve problems. The primary duties are focus on warehousing, medical supply delivery, inventory support, restocking/maintaining POU machines, linen distribution/collection, and other medical supply distribution tasks to support direct patient care areas. This position may serve as the backup lead worker. This position is the first level within this job classification and reports to Logistics Managers.

+ Performs receiving, stocking, data entry, picking, delivery, and functions as necessary to ensure required daily tasks are completed on time, and sufficiently, to meet the customer’s needs for medical supplies and linen. Performs requirements of, and maintains compliance with, organizational guidelines and policies.

+ Stocks and empties Scrub Avail dispensers, and empties chute rooms as necessary to ensure an accurate and adequate supply of scrubs and linen are available to meet customer needs.

+ Performs preventive maintenance functions of the Pyxis/ParEx supply machines/areas as necessary to ensure accurate restocking and patient charging.

+ Maintains a clean, safe, and efficient working environment; Shelves: ensures shelves are properly erected, clean, neat, properly stocked, and marked with product information. Housekeeping: ensures the warehouse is clean, packaging removed, and non-stock products are neatly arranged. Facilities: ensures facility deficiencies are reported. Equipment: provides proper care and regular services to equipment, logs, and reports deficiencies.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Maintains knowledge of, adheres to, and knows the locations for, departmental policy, procedure, safety, and MSDS manuals.

+ When tasked, drives organizational vehicles in a safe and efficient manner, assists Logistics Fleet and Warehouse supervisors with the maintenance and refueling, maintains driver's log, and fills out vehicle inspection reports as necessary. Have and maintain a valid driver's license. Maintain special equipment as assigned i.e. tire chains, inclement weather accessories, tire jacks, etc. Performs emergency roadside service to vehicles such as changing a flat tire.

+ Knowledge of spoken and written English at the high school graduate level

+ Entry level experience performing stores (retail) and inventory work; AND

+ Training or experience providing knowledge of inventory control systems, and transportation agencies and shipping methods (Amazon Purchasing).

+ Conflict resolution skills and the ability to demonstrate effective time management.

+ Must be able to maintain compliance with organizational guidelines and policies.

+ Driver’s license and driving record that meets OHSU’s driving requirements.

+ Compliance with Code of Conduct, Respect in the workplace and Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole

+ Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

+ Must be able to read and write English and have basic mathematical skills.

+ High School Diploma or GED.

+ Two years of warehouse experience and two years of customer service experience is preferred.

+ Working knowledge of hospital materials management distribution systems. Medical supply familiarity, knowledge of OHSU systems, and medical terminology is preferred.

+ Understanding how to set min/max’s; experience using handheld counting devices; forklift training preferred

+ The employee may be exposed to soiled linen while performing duties. The handling, picking, and stocking of hazardous items such as fluids, including Cidex, may be handled by employees.

+ Appropriate safety precautions to be utilized before handling any hazardous/dirty things. In this position, the employee may work in locations exposed and affected by weather elements, including rain, hail, snow, heat, humidity and wind; fluctuating noise levels; dust; vibrations, and on occasion, wet/slippery areas.

+ Ability to lift and carry 35 lbs. unassisted frequently, and up to 75 lbs. occasionally.

+ Ability to push and pull up to 1200 lbs. repetitively. Ability to stand, walk, bend, twist, rotate and stretch frequently while handling product up to 50 lbs. unassisted. Ability to traverse flat, uneven and/or steep terrain and slopes, frequently while manually controlling large and heavy loads in motion.

+ Driving of OHSU owned/leased vehicles.

+ Continually: Moving about in work area, Rapid-Mental/Hand/Eye Coordination

+ Frequently: Standing, Bending Forward, Moving on Hands & Knees, Reaching Overhead, Lifting, Pushing Overhead, Moving Carts, and Carrying Items.

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Recruitment ID: 2023-24530

External Company URL: dturner

Street: Marquam Hill

Job Type: AFSCME union represented

Posting Department: Logistics Warehouse

Posting Pay: $18.65 - $24.87 - Commensurate upon experience, education, and internal equity

Posting FTE: 1.00

Posting Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday

Posting Hours: 12:05 AM - 8:35 AM (0005 - 0835)

HR Mission: Central Services

Drug Testable: Yes