Responsible for testing computer-based information systems to meet the needs of the facility. Performs system analysis on projects. Provides primary user support. Participates in the department's cost improvement activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for meeting the needs of the facility through designing, testing and implementing computer programs and computer-based information systems.
Maintains supply system integrity and security.
Serves as the computer systems liaison between Material Services, IS staff, Business Services, and customers, by providing appropriate information, reports, directions, and assistance, as required.
Demonstrates knowledge of current software systems, operation procedures and technological developments.
Provides assistance and training for all department users.
Responsible for troubleshooting operational problems.
Documents and prepares reports of program developments and revisions.
Maintains a good working relationship with outside consultants and vendors.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
Consistently demonstrates a professional, self-directed approach to department responsibilities.
Interfaces directly with staff members of the user departments to determine the need for additions or deletions to the PAR Level Replenishment System for their department.
Collects patient supply charges for processing.
Maintains all areas of materials storage in a neat and organized manner.
Restocks utilizing proper rotation, organization, identification, documentation and proper location of stock items.
Properly handles and stores sterile items to maintain sterility.
Orders supplies or special orders are needed.
Establishes Par Levels and designs storage locations for all departments within the health system.
Requires minimal supervision in performance of job duties.
Understands how to prioritize responsibilities to ensure completion of duties.
Is a self-starter; initiates the meeting of responsibilities without prompting.
Handle and distribute intravenous (IV) solutions as well as sharps; needles, razor blades and the like.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Accesses the Medication Rooms on Nursing units to perform daily duties, understands handling of medications is not part of job functions with the exception of items procured and stocked through Supply Chain Management.
Adheres to dress code.
Completes annual educational requirements.
Meets and Maintains Joint Commission federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and standards.
Wears identification while on duty.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
Attends department staff meetings as required within the department.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Coordinates efforts in meeting Joint Commission, federal, state and local regulations and standards
Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department.
Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures.
Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.
Associates Degree or equivalent.
Three years experience with supply automation in a hospital setting, or five years work experience outside of healthcare that parallels these job duties is required
As a not-for-profit community health system, Benefis is driven to provide the highest level of care. We serve nearly 230,000 residents across a 15-county region that is bigger than Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont combined. Benefis is the largest non-governmental employer in the Great Falls area, with more than 3,000 employees.Benefis has 530 licensed beds (that includes 146 beds in long-term care, 71 in assisted living and 20 beds at Peace Hospice of Montana) and partners with over 250 area physicians.Our hospital has been recognized for its exceptional work in quality care by providing a wide range of programs and services to help you live the best life possible. We’re here to help you “Live well.”Benefis Health System came about when two Christian-based hospitals became one. Our founders believed in providing good care to all in need, and trusted that this would be accomplished. The Benefis name was derived using Latin root words: "Bene-" meaning good, and "fis-" for faith and trust. It’s these same root words that make up such terms as ‘beneficial’ and ‘confidence’.Benefis has been a trusted provider of care for more than 125 years. And our name speaks to o...ur commitment: good care one can put faith in.Benefis is consistently ranked among America’s top hospitals by the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations for a range of services, including cancer care, joint replacement, stroke treatment, wound care and home health.To learn more about our services, continue looking through our website at WWW.BENEFIS.ORG or call 406.455.5000.