UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

UNIT SUPPLY TECHNICIAN LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8623 (WFSE HMC)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead Unit Supply staff and perform the duties of Unit Supply Technician 2 including receiving and dispensing stockroom supplies and equipment using a manual or automated inventory system, collecting, cleaning and distributing related equipment, performing quality control-related duties, and supporting special projects.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others.  Under general supervision, help establish priorities and deadlines to support a department or work unit that is not part of a centralized or organization stockroom function. 

TYPICAL WORK

Assign work to Unit Supply staff.  Coordinate coverage as needed due to planned or unplanned absences.

Monitor work for quality, completeness, accuracy and timeliness.  Provide input regarding performance to supervisor or manager.

Train new Unit Supply staff.

Regularly review and update records and stock levels based on usage.  Communicate changes to par levels to team members. Record activity in system(s).

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

Participate in special projects such as the implementation of new programs, equipment trials, inventory analysis, operational systems improvements and technology updates.

Participate in planning staff schedules and interviewing and evaluating job applicants.

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

Perform requisition activity for stock and non-stock by entering requisition information into appropriate system(s).

Identify, collect, input and analyze data related to areas such as quality control and performance monitoring.

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.

Record equipment activity in system(s) to capture activity related to specific equipment location, date, and time.

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.

Check items for expiration dates and product recalls.   Update supplies as needed, prior to expiration dates, by anticipating demands based on census.

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

High school graduation or equivalent OR equivalent education/experience AND four years of experience in supply distribution or related department, including at least one year as a Unit Supply Technician 2 or equivalent. 

New Class:  3-1-07