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AC01 - Supply Specialist I

Band 1  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs receiving, checking, storing, delivery and other duties in a warehouse, storeroom or supply room; in a hospital setting, performs sterile processing.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Receives, checks, stores and delivers supplies, equipment and instruments.
Assists with inventory and with stock rotation; cleans and organizes storage areas.
Loads and unloads shipping vehicles and makes deliveries.
Performs decontamination and infection control procedures for operating room instruments and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of supply practices and procedures.
Knowledge of sterilization, decontamination and infection control procedures.
Ability to read and write the English language.
Ability to maintain basic supply records.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Continuous)
Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Continuous) Ability to work in close quarters. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Possess good grip strength. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, 50 lbs.or more, from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, 50 lbs.or more, from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand conversations. (Continuous)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.
Ability to obtain and maintain certification in forklift operations. Ability to use hand and pallet jacks regularly. Ability to operate recycling packer requently. May require obtaining and maintaining a valid CDL


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