Dist/Linen Technician - 1 pm - 9:30 pm (20 hours weekly)

Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Aug 19, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time
The Dist/Linen Technician will be responsible to distribute and retrieve patient supplies, materials, instruments and equipment for nursing units according to prescribed procedures, techniques and universal precautions. Will maintain PAR levels of inventory items on patient units. Will complete computerized inventory records of supplies and materials.


Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Work Experience
1 year

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Related experience (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Basic calculations.
Ability to enter inventory information into computer system

Functional Accountabilities

Materials Availability
1. Issue supplies and equipment to user department as required. As required, may assist in linen distribution when needed.
2. Maintain computerized inventory records of materials supplies and equipment.
3. Issue and pick up patient charge cards daily .

Quality Assurance
1. Ensure work is accomplished in a technically correct manner consistent with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
2. Participate in product recall procedure.
3. Ensure quality assurance standards are met by rotating supplies in department and nursing units on a weekly basis.

Work Station
1. Maintain work station in clean and orderly fashion, break down boxes, dispose of trash and use supplies according to established procedures.
2. Maintain par-levels on emergency or disaster carts as scheduled before and during use.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification

1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things


1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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