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Beth Israel Lahey Health Material Handler II-40Hrs -$1500 Sign on Bonus Eligible-Material Distribution in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

We are offering a $1500.00 sign on bonus for full time positions paid out in three payments.

You will receive your first payment ($500) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes.

You will receive the second payment ($500) at six (6) months following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.

You will receive the third/final payment ($500) at one year following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.

Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week;

Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply.

BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.

Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

This position's primary responsibility will be within the supply chain logistics receiving process. We are looking for an organized and detail professional to process supply and equipment deliveries on assigned loading dock. This is a fast-paced environment and the attention to detail and communication to the end users is key to providing top quality customer service.

The Materials Department is responsible for handling the shipping and receiving of hospital supplies throughout the hospital system.

Candidate should be adaptable and able to learn and provide additional support within the Materials Management Department.

This position requires holiday rotation.

Job Description:

Job Summary: Inventories, delivers, and replenishes medical/surgical supplies to various clinical areas throughout the medical center. Acts as the front line liaison to the clinical departments and handle all supply related tasks for the area including assessing supply needs on over 300 line items, inventorying supplies regularly and providing replenishment of supplies.

Essential Responsibilities:

Uses a handheld inventory module to assess supply needs on approximately 300 items in up to 8 different clinical areas. Becomes familiar with each supply item including nomenclature, unit of measure, and product family and is able to communicate effectively with clinical staff.

Replenishes all supply items daily and provides feedback on any stock shortages. Communicates usage trends, shortages, picking errors and damaged items to supervision and the clinical areas.

Assures that all necessary information pertaining to inventory issuance and returns is accurately entered into the MMIS. Calculate unit of measure conversion rates.

Contacts customers on a daily basis to monitor any service concerns individual departments may be experiencing as it relates to materials management. Conducts analysis to eliminate continuing issues.

Maintains a neat, orderly work environment in each of the clinical areas serviced, including rotation of stock, validation of expiration dates, disposable of any refuse, adherence to storage requirements, and neatening of existing stock.

Required Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED required.

1-3 years related work experience required.

Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.


Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.

Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.

Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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