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Central Supply Clerk

Company: Jena Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC
Location: Jena
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

General Description

Under the direction of the Executive Director or designee, assumes responsibility for

maintaining adequate stock of supplies and materials needed to provide quality care to all

residents, and verifies that Facility staff has the essentials needed to perform their jobs.

Essential Duties

1. Receives and counts stock items and records data manually or using the computer.

2. Packs or unpacks items to be stocked in Central Supply.

3. Verifies inventory by comparing to physical counts of stock.

4. Responsible for maintaining stock in a secure location and minimizing theft.

5. Keeps records of damaged stock.

6. Maintains adequate levels of supplies, ordering when necessary.

7. Examines and inspects stock items for wear or defects, reporting damage to


8. Prepares and maintains purchasing files, reports and price lists.

9. Prepares purchase orders and sends copies to suppliers and to departments

originating requests.

10. Communicates with Support Office regarding purchasing request, purchase

orders, vendor issues, etc.

Standard Requirements

1. Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of the Facility.

2. Is knowledgeable of resident rights and supports an atmosphere which allows for

the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.

3. Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for:

OSHA and safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices,

established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or

correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs.

4. Adheres to:

a. Confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations


b. HIPAA regulations

c. Quality Assurance requirements and compliance with regulatory


d. Compliance with current law and policy to provide a work environment

free from sexual harassment and illegal and discriminatory behavior.

e. Code of Conduct and Compliance Programs when performing job


5. Supports and participates in common teamwork:

a. Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plans and completes

job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate


b. Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional


c. Follows up as appropriate with supervisor, co-workers or residents

regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.

d. Promotes positive public relations with residents, family members and


e. Completes requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance,

uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work

duties as assigned.

f. Participates as assigned in the orientation of new staff and demonstrates a

positive, helpful, and enthusiastic attitude.

6. Immediately reports incidents of alleged resident abuse or neglect or alleged

violations of residents' rights to Supervisor or Executive Director.

7. Maintains current practice standards or changes by participating in educational

opportunities provided by the Facility and outside resources.

Other Duties

Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but

which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances. Performs

other work duties as assigned.


Education/Training: Possesses a high school diploma or prior experience relevant to the

position. Must have knowledge of applicable standards of inventory and finance.

A.D.A ((Americans with Disabilities Act)(as amended)) REQUIREMENTS: Must be

able to bend, stoop, push, pull, and walk and stand for most of the working day. Requires

manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as fax, telephone,

etc. Requires normal range of hearing and vision. Must be free from communicable

diseases that pose a "direct threat" to the health or safety of others and which cannot be

eliminated by a reasonable accommodation. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50

pounds, and be able to carry and transport supplies. Must be able to pass a post-offer, preemployment

physical health examination as a condition of employment. Must be capable

of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable


Skill(s): Must possess proficient reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills;

proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; decision-making skills, basic

computer skills; and be able to operate various medical and/or office equipment. Must

demonstrate knowledge of safety techniques. Must be able to communicate in English,

both verbally and in writing, and possess sufficient communication skills to perform the

tasks required.

Experience: One year of experience in a related field is preferred.

Keywords: Jena Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC, Lafayette , Central Supply Clerk, Healthcare , Jena, Louisiana

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