Swedish Medical Center Material Distribution & Receiving Technician in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Material Distribution and Receiving Technician (Per-Diem/On-Call, Variable Shift) to work in the Materials Service Center at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to perform all receiving and shipping functions of materials and freight of the hospital. This position involves regular interaction and correspondence with internal and external customers, including co-workers, other Swedish employees, patients, visitors, representatives from other hospitals and various vendors.

In this position you will:

  • Utilize a computerized MMIS (Materials Management Information System) to conduct physical inventories, replenish supply areas, receive incoming stock, and coordinate outgoing parcel and freight shipments

  • Deliver stock and non-stock products to the appropriate department

  • Process fax, phone, electronic order entry, and walk up supply, linen and equipment requests

  • Rotates stock in MSC inventories in accordance with expiration dates and regulations

  • Support mail functions as needed


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.

  • Professional experience with computerized Materials Management systems (MMIS).

  • Experience utilizing computers and software.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Taken courses in inventory and supply distribution management.

  • Medical terminology training.

  • Experience in healthcare environment.

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Materials Management

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 207044