Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency Material Services Associate I in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Located in downtown Minneapolis, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is Minnesota's premier Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families and staff, HCMC offers primary care and retail clinics throughout the Hennepin County metro area. We partner with our community, our patients and their families to ensure access to outstanding care. Our mission is to improve health and wellness through patient and community education, teaching and research.


We are currently looking for a Material Services Associate I in our Distribution department. This is a 0.5 FTE (40 hours within a pay period) working every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM. This role is eligible for a competitive benefits package.

Under close supervision, assists with various responsibilities of the supply chain department; to receive, store, sort, issue, replenish, inventory stock levels, transport, and monitor materials, supplies, linen, mail, products and equipment and to perform related duties as assigned. Ensures departmental standards for quality and productivity are maintained. Implements and abides by Customer Service Standards and directly contributes to customer and patient satisfaction.


  • May receive, load, unload, sort, prepare, issue, pick, stock, and/or shelve, and monitor materials/products/equipment for receiving, storage, shelving, distribution, etc
  • Checks packing slips, (bar code) and other information against product/materials/equipment
  • May assist in taking inventories
  • Answers routine requests for information
  • Follows detailed instructions in order to complete tasks
  • May deliver mail/materials/products/equipment to supply areas and/or users’ work area
  • Retrieves, records and updates information in computerized systems, via department documents, on logs and via other means as instructed
  • Meets departmental standards for productivity, accuracy, and quality
  • Maintains work area in orderly manner
  • Ensure the accuracy of all receiving, shipping, ordering and delivering documents or electronic files
  • Assist as needed in product recall efforts
  • May sort mail for delivery
  • May weigh, sort and affix postage to mail
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Performs all other related duties as requested after appropriate training


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read and count accurately, do simple math and write legibly
  • Duties involve clerical skills equivalent to a high school education
  • Six (6) months experience in a warehouse/distribution/delivery environment


  • An approved equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Class C Minnesota Driver’s License may be required for some positions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) months experience preferred
  • Past warehouse/storeroom experience is desirable
  • Experience with computerized inventory management system is preferred

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Self starter
  • Good judgment and decision-making ability
  • Communication skills, both oral and written are essential
  • Ability to work in a team in order to efficiently and effectively complete departmental responsibilities
  • Ability to organize and set priorities in order to efficiently and effectively complete job responsibilities
  • Exceptional Customer Service abilities

You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment. HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We’re driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for your consideration in submitting an application.

Please Note: Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.

Department: Distribution

Primary Location: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus

Standard Hours/FTE Status: FTE = 0.50 (40 hours per pay period)

Shift Detail: Day

Job Level: Staff

Employee Status: Regular

Eligible for Benefits: Yes

Union/Non Union: Union

Job Posting: Nov-28-2016