UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

UNIT SUPPLY TECHNICIAN 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8621 (WFSE HMC)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Receive, issue and maintain an inventory of materials within a designated department or work unit that is physically separate from a centralized or organization stockroom function.  Operating forklifts or other similar heavy duty material-handling equipment is not a typical duty.

BASIC FUNCTION

Receive and dispense stockroom supplies and equipment using a manual or automated inventory system, and collect, clean and distribute related equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, perform routine stockroom duties to support a department or work unit that is not part of a centralized or organization stockroom function. 

TYPICAL WORK

Conduct regular inventory counts of supplies and equipment in assigned area(s).  Post stock status at supply location. 

Issue materials, supplies, and equipment to assigned locations; advise staff on questions regarding inventory in stock.  Prioritize requests for supplies and equipment.

Perform stocking and restocking activities.

Complete the receiving process for items delivered by suppliers.

Manage inventory, distribution and cleaning of equipment.

Collect and clean dirty equipment for immediate redistribution to designated department or work unit.

Support the patient-charging function by utilizing charge stickers and fee sheets or other methodology.

Periodically review and update records and stock levels based on usage.  Record activity in system(s).

Check items for expiration dates and product recalls.

Maintain compliance with state and institution policies regarding receipt, issuance and inventory of supplies, materials and equipment.

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

High school graduation or equivalent OR equivalent education/experience AND one year of experience in supply distribution or related department.

New Class:  3-1-07