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Materials Handler

Company: Danbury Health Systems
Location: Poughkeepsie
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.


Perform duties of receiving, shipping, and distribution of supplies and equipment to all areas of the VBMC to support patient care.

  1. Distribution/Receiving
  • Check and fill par cart levels daily in all service areas.
  • Deliver, return, and restock exchange carts daily.
  • Contact nursing unit staff to improve service and supplies daily
  • Provides accurate documentation of all department transactions.
  • Completes all scheduled and unscheduled assignments in a timely manner
  • Transports items to appropriate area a pond receipt
  • Returns all products to Storeroom with the proper paperwork and signatures.
  • Answers phone when need in a friendly and courteous manner. Takes down all information for a General Stock Request and delivers supplies to appropriate personnel/unit
  • Report any item shortage to Manager of Distribution or Supervisor Materials Handling
  • Receive all items using the proper equipment and receiving procedures.
  • Deliver all possible Fed Ex, UPS, Air Borne and any other requested items by the end of the business day.
  • Have all parties sign off on all deliveries and return paper work or electronic signature to Materials Handling Department for filing
  • Inventory and Storage
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment for the Materials Handling Departments areas of responsibly.
  • Complies with all JACHO regulations as outline for Inventory storage and 18" clearance
  • Checks inventory for expiration dates of supplies when fill cart or par levels.
  • Staff member will go about their daily tasks with minimal supervision
  • Staff member will notify Supervisor or Manager of low or over stocked items


Education: High School diploma, equivalent or college

Experience: warehousing, supply chain management, purchasing, or medical background

Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Evening 8

Work Shift: Mon-Fri 12:00pm-8:30pm Every other weekend

Org Unit: 1083

Department: Materials Dist Center

Exempt: No

Originally posted 4/8/21

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Keywords: Danbury Health Systems, Danbury , Materials Handler, Other , Poughkeepsie, Connecticut

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