At UConn Health, this part-time position is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks in the receiving, storing and issuing of materials and supplies. This position will work in the Laundry/Linen Department at UConn Health located in Farmington, CT.
COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED:
Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability, some offer no annual deductible and minimal co-pays (durational roles are eligible after 60 days continuous employment)
Generous vacation and sick-time plans
Quick commute access from I-84, Route 9 and surrounding areas
State of the art facility and campus environments
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and to keep simple records.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents in this class must possess a current, valid State of Connecticut driver's license. Travel to other state agencies and off-site locations in Connecticut and other states as required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Current experience in a hospital/clinical setting in materials/supply handling and inventory.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties. A physical examination may be required.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights, 50 lbs. or more throughout the work day; may be exposed to weather conditions and may be required to handle hazardous materials/chemicals.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Initially works under the close supervision of a Storekeeper or an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs routine storekeeper assistant tasks, with related duties in recordkeeping, requisitioning, or inventory control; provide linen service to the hospital and related clinics including the Outpatient Pavilion and UConn Musculoskeletal Institute; pickup, push and pull linen carts in excess of fifty (50) pounds; collecting soiled linen throughout the clinical areas and consolidating for pickup by the laundry service; monitoring control over daily linen requirements; processing daily linen add-ons and cuts; tracking of weights and deliveries daily; fold linen; utilize scrub machine; receives materials and supplies, unpacks, counts, weighs, inspects for damage or non-conformance with order; wraps, picks, and assembles items; cleans and maintains shelves, bins and other storage space; may operate simple material handling equipment and assist in keeping inventory; drive box truck, van, materials truck, and other related vehicles as required, move and/or distribute equipment, furniture, chemicals, records, parcels, mail and various bulk type items; minor maintenance of vehicles; filing, typing, data entry; work on computer; shipping and receiving; performs related duties as required.
SCHEDULE: Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., holidays are required as scheduled, in urgent/emergency situations must be able to work other mandated shifts, 30 minute unpaid meal break.
FULL TIME EQUIVALENT MINIMUM SALARY:
$32,465.00 annual - $16.59/hour while in training
$36,072.00 annual - $18.43/hour after successful completion of training period
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.