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Shipping and Receiving Clerk

  2022-01-08     Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital     Yakima,WA  
Description:

All staff members at Yakima Valley Memorial must be in compliance with the Vaccination Policy, which includes the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, by their first day of employment. # ROLE SUMMARY # The Shipping and Receiving clerk performs duties related to receiving and shipping merchandise. Verifies merchandise and organizes its distribution. Prepares related documents and maintains storage area. # ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES # Prepares shipments for postal and/or another national shipping carrier; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery. Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct. Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers. Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received. Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel. Delivers items to requisitioning departments and obtains authorized signatures for accepted items. Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents. Maintains department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records. Operates dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment as needed; may operate company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards. Provides customer service Able to perform the duties of Materials Distributer, Materials Messenger, Mail and Printing Clerk as needed. Coordinates and stages incoming freight with various other hospital departments and ensure proper storage as defined by Joint Commission and/or other regulating agencies. Communicates and responds to requests from staff to constructively problem solve receiving discrepancies and losses. Performs other duties as assigned. # # QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS # Education: High school graduate or equivalent required. # Experience: Customer service experience required. One year experience in hospital or medical facility shipping and receiving preferred # # # # # ABOUT US: # Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington#s Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs. # We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported. # As the region#s leading health care provider and Yakima#s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you! # # # #Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.# # # #

All staff members at Yakima Valley Memorial must be in compliance with the Vaccination Policy, which includes the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, by their first day of employment.

ROLE SUMMARY

The Shipping and Receiving clerk performs duties related to receiving and shipping merchandise. Verifies merchandise and organizes its distribution. Prepares related documents and maintains storage area.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

* Prepares shipments for postal and/or another national shipping carrier; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to ensure safe delivery.
* Prepares bills of lading; checks items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct.
* Receives and unloads incoming materials and compares information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers.
* Sorts, counts, packages, labels, insures, unpacks, and/or logs inventory which is shipped or received.
* Inspects shipments for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
* Delivers items to requisitioning departments and obtains authorized signatures for accepted items.
* Traces lost shipments and/or customer claims of lost shipments; initiates proof of delivery documents.
* Maintains department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping/receiving records.
* Operates dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment as needed; may operate company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms.
* Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
* Provides customer service
* Able to perform the duties of Materials Distributer, Materials Messenger, Mail and Printing Clerk as needed.
* Coordinates and stages incoming freight with various other hospital departments and ensure proper storage as defined by Joint Commission and/or other regulating agencies.
* Communicates and responds to requests from staff to constructively problem solve receiving discrepancies and losses.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent required.

Experience: Customer service experience required. One year experience in hospital or medical facility shipping and receiving preferred

ABOUT US:

Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.

We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.

As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

"Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."


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