Baystate Health Materials Technician, per diem in Springfield, Massachusetts01139

Materials Technician, per diem

Full/Part Time

Per Diem

Job ID



Springfield, Massachusetts



Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly 1 million people in western Massachusetts. It is one of the largest health systems in New England with over 12,000 employees.

Baystate Medical Center in Springfield (BMC) is a 716-bed academic medical center and is Massachusetts’ busiest emergency department and the region’s only Level 1 trauma center.

Come join our team!

What you will be responsible for:

The BMC Materials Technician performs a wide variety of supply chain activities including the ordering and replenishment of medical/surgical and general hospital supplies. The Materials Technician is the key liaison between Materials Management and inpatient nursing areas, surgical services, emergency services, cardiac catheterization, women & infants services, and various other clinical and non-clinical departments for the majority of supply chain services.

The Materials Technician is responsible for working with the clinical department managers and staff to ensure appropriate product is stocked to meet patient care needs. The incumbent is responsible for conducting inventory and ordering supplies for areas of responsibility using hand-held technology and Pyxis automated supply stations.

The Materials Technician provides usage and compliance reports to nursing management and other service leaders to appropriately assess patient charge compliance for all items dispensed through Pyxis.

The position is responsible for creating and updating the item master files for all supply items, and collaborates with managers when products are added or deleted from stock. The incumbent ensures the continual integrity of information between Pyxis stations and hand-held technology interfaced to the Lawson Materials Management Information System (MMIS).

In addition, the Materials Technician is responsible for providing patient care equipment and sterile re-processed goods to internal customers throughout the hospital.

What you need to qualify:

High School or GED

Must have at least 1 year's related materials experience; 2-5 years preferred.

Must possess the ability to make sound judgments and solve problems within the scope of responsibility, and perform various activities according to priority and emergent situations. Must demonstrate initiative in completing tasks and requires the ability to work towards defined objectives with a minimum amount of supervision. Proven ability to demonstrate creativity in gaining efficiencies in the healthcare environment required

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Driver's License preferred.

What you need to know:

Distribution Services

Per diem, flexibility needed

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.