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SSM Health Supply Chain Technician in Mt. Vernon, Illinois


This is a full-time 40 hour/week position. Hours are Monday through Friday, and can flex from 6 am -2:30 pm or 7 am -3:30 pm. This position will be based out of Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, but could also work at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, IL as needed.


  • Coordinates daily workload within department. Assigns, monitors and reviews progress of work. Oversees and evaluates orientation and training of assigned associates. Prioritizes work and follows up to meet customer expectations.

  • Monitors upcoming procedure schedules to anticipate supply needs. Monitors levels of all inventoried supplies by conducting inventory checks for replenishment with a high standard of accuracy to support department operational requirements.

  • Promotes patient safety by maintaining supplies in a clean, well-organized environment. Tags and monitors short-dated products and removes and documents expired items.

  • Maintains accurate records to determine order status. Follows up on missed deliveries and backorders. Communicates with clinical staff and plans alternative options if needed products are unavailable.

  • Leads cycle counts and physical inventories to ensure stock levels are appropriate.

  • Communicates status on stock, non-stock, specialty order status within departments supported. Communicates any supply needs or concerns with management. Communicates backorder status or problems with supplies and equipment to appropriate personnel.

  • Leads purchase requisition processing. Assists with maintaining organizational contract compliance initiatives.

  • Coordinates maintenance and care of major and minor equipment.

  • Cleans anesthesia equipment and prepares anesthesia rooms for turnover as needed. Assists anesthesia providers with various tasks and functions as applicable.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Two years’ experience


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.

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