Distribution Attendant (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: July 22, 2021
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throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations,
children's hospital, three emergency
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since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Distribution
Attendant (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm).
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for
performing a full range of order fulfillment and
receiving/warehouse functions including loading and unloading,
shipping, receiving, weighing, tagging, sorting, counting,
stocking, storing, packing and unpacking of supplies, mail, and
equipment; operates postage equipment. Receives supplies and
equipment and verifies count against bill of lading, packing slips
and other accompanying documents. Downloads pick tickets utilizing
inventory control applications and scanning handheld devices and
assembles orders for par program and Nursing Units while following
hospital/departmental policies and procedures. Distributes supplies
and equipment throughout the Medical Center using manual equipment,
U-boats, hand or platform trucks. Sorts and weighs outgoing mail
from campus departments and offices into established mail services
breakdown; operates mail processing maintains accurate incoming and
outgoing mail volume records; prepares and maintains First Class
Presort, vendor mail pickup, and delivery receipts. Performs
related record-keeping functions such as logs, returns, notes
involving damage or adjustments.
- Receives, unloads and loads hospital supplies and equipment.
Receives supplies and equipment from vendors and verifies accuracy
and count of items received. Performs labeling, sorting, wrapping,
tagging, stocking, packing and unpacking of supplies and equipment
and repacking for shipment as needed.
- Breaks down and separates incoming shipments of supplies and
equipment and sorts them onto platform trucks, u-boats and pallets
according to building for distribution to final destination.
Obtains appropriate authorizing signatures when delivering supplies
to the end users.
- Reports all discrepancies such as over-shipment, shortages,
damages, incorrect catalog numbers and POs or unusual situation to
supervisory staff. Maintains accurate records of all transactions,
- Receives, loads and unloads pallets of supplies and places them
into pallet racks and shelving units by hand or power and manual
equipment, making sure to rotate supplies in accordance with
- Maintains inventory levels by checking shelves, restocking
supply carts, and maintaining supply records. Picks and assembles
supplies and equipment into boxes/totes to facilitate movement of
materials to specified Nursing Units and par program. Replenishes
par-stock carts on patient care areas, including med/surg,
intravenous and instrument supplies.
- Ensures par-stock carts are accurately filled to the
appropriate stock level. Ensures a neat and orderly appearance of
the supply carts.
- Makes deliveries of requested supplies for patient care areas
throughout the Medical Center. Obtains appropriate authorizing
signatures when issuing supplies.
- Ensures that supplies and equipment delivered to the end users
or for the par program are accounted for by a complete, appropriate
and accurate document (ie: requisition, pick ticket, purchase order
- Conducts proofreading and checking of documents for accuracy
and inputting/retrieving data into or from an automated inventory
control computer system or handheld devices. Performs cycle counts
and physical inventory responsibilities. Notifies Supervisor of
inventory discrepancies in the store room or supply closets.
- Operates pallet jacks, forklift trucks, other material handling
equipment to pick supplies and equipment from stock in a safe and
efficient manner. Adheres to all workload schedules. Maintains a
clean, neat, and orderly work area.
- Maintains efficient and proper care of all hospital materials
handling supplies and equipment. Sorts and distributes mail on a
timely basis. Maintains all postage meters. Answers mail services
telephone and provides individuals with assistance regarding
mailing information and mail preparation.
- Makes special pickups/deliveries of time-related materials,
large, bulky, and heavy mail items, parcels, or mailbags. Runs
errands and performs simple routine messenger duties.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a High School or General Equivalent
Diploma. Effective communication skills, verbal and written.
Experience working with computerized inventory management and
warehousing systems such as barcode and handheld scanning devices
etc. Effectively plan, organize, prioritize, and execute
work/projects with attention to details. Accuracy in
record-keeping. Strong attention to detail. Participates in
identifying problems and suggesting solutions. Maintains
professional interactions with customers and materials management
staff. Demonstrates an ability to function successfully in a team
environment. Exhibits courteous, compassionate and respectful
treatment of internal and external customers. Efficient and safe
operation of postal equipment, material handling equipment
(Forklift, power and manual jacks etc). Must be able to lift a
minimum of fifty pounds (50 lbs.).
Two years of warehouse and/or store experience preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate
with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a
place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of,
an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of
recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged
to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual
orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin,
age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or
parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any
other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an
employment decision. We require applications to be completed
If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please
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