Logistics Associate

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 6 days ago(3/25/2020 5:28 PM)
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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The primary function of the Logistics Associate is to support both supply distribution and facility operations. Responsible for ordering and maintaining adequate levels of all supplies, equipment and linen in accordance with established par levels for any outpatient or inpatient floor. Collaborates with administrative and clinical leadership and assists with equipment and supplies selection necessary to achieve optimum patient care in the most cost efficient manner. Coordinates with vendors and ancillary services, i.e., Plant Operations, Facilities Management, Safety, and Environmental Services to ensure that all areas, including nurse servers, medication rooms, supply closets, examination rooms, treatment areas, waiting rooms, conference and consultation rooms, and academic/administrative are maintained in a safe, attractive and appropriate condition.


You will:

Supply Ordering
• Take inventory and order supplies to maintain par levels in all assigned supply areas per established schedule.
• Counts supplies in assigned supply areas, item by item, and notes quantities needed to bring items up to par level.
• Orders additional supplies as requested by outpatient leadership team.
• Anticipates and avoids problems/issues by ordering out of stock and depleted items as soon as possible.
• Identify overstocked items and return them to the Off-Site Distribution Center for credit.
• Identify fast moving items and monitor them closely.

Supply Distribution
• Delivers and stores supplies in appropriate location per department guidelines within established time frames.
• Check all orders received from Dispatch room for accuracy.
• Distribute items and stores in appropriate location according to item; follows established priority in the delivery and storage of items.

Facility Maintenance & Operation
• Assist w/ the overall maintenance of the facility. Ensure that all areas are maintained in a safe, attractive and appropriate manner that is consistent with the standards of the facility and institution.
• Participate in regular environment rounds of each suite/service to ensure that the physical appearance and safety of the environment are being maintained in accordance with Institutional standards.
• Update facility log of pending and completed tasks.

Equipment Maintenance
• Ensure availability of equipment required to carry out area’s operations by adequately assessing and appropriately meeting needs within fiscal guidelines.
• Meet with clinical and admin staff to ascertain needs for medical equipment.
• Facilitate timely repair of scopes; follow Institutional repair/return processes and maintains up to date documentation.

Physical Demands:
• Ability to lift 50 lbs standing for long periods of time.
• Able to walk and push heavy cart.

You Need:
• GED/HS Diploma.
• At least 1 year of relevant experience.
• To be available for Monday - Friday, 10pm to 6am, weekends as needed


MSK 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, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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