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Bozeman Health Materials Management Technician (FT- 1 fte) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

Materials Management Technician is responsible for the shipping and receiving functions of the hospital the overall handling of freight into the receiving area. They coordinate and maintain a complete file of Purchase Orders, Bill of Lading Slips and Outbound Shipping Receipts. The Materials Management Technician dispenses to departments and/or patients, maintains inventory, stock shelves and assists with inventory counts.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Two (2) years of shipping and receiving experience


  • Two (2) years of healthcare materials management experience

Essential Job Functions:

In addition to the essential functions of the job listed below, employees must have on-time completion of all required education as assigned per DNV requirements, Bozeman Health policy, and other registry requirements.

  • Inspects freight for damage and discrepancies on packing slips

  • Ensures equipment delivered matches packing slip for receiving

  • Dispenses freight to appropriate department

  • Responsible for packaging all out going shipments and documenting accurately

  • Maintains files of packing slips, purchase orders, bill of lading slips and outbound shipping receipts

  • Processes and coordinates receipts and discrepancies with Purchasing, Accounts Payable, and Distribution

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrates sound judgment, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity, and maintains confidentiality

  • Performs essential job functions successfully in a busy and stressful environment

  • Learns current and new computer applications and office equipment utilized at Bozeman Health

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Analyzes, organizes, and prioritizes work while meeting multiple deadlines

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting, Pushing, and Pulling: Lift 30 pounds of weight (pick up supplies, move equipment, etc.) Carry equipment/supplies.

  • Extended Hours: The role may involve working for extended periods, requiring sitting, walking, or standing for eight or more hours daily.

  • Flexible Schedule: The position may necessitate working beyond a standard 40-hour workweek, including weekends and after-hours shifts

  • On-Call Availability: On-call work may be required to respond promptly to organizational, patient, or employee needs

  • Effective Communication: Proficient in effective communication, both in person and through various technologies

  • Handling Challenging Situations: The role may involve dealing with upset individuals, requiring the ability to de-escalate situations and work effectively with frustrated patients, families, or employees

  • Repetitive Tasks: Ability to perform repetitive tasks as needed to fulfill job responsibilities


Tasks Include Potential Exposure: Job tasks may involve exposure to:

  • Bloodborne pathogens, such as blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

  • Radiation in settings where medical imaging procedures are performed

  • Various chemicals and medications used in healthcare settings. Job tasks may involve handling cleaning products, disinfectants, and other substances.

  • Infectious diseases due to contact with patients in areas that may have contagious illnesses

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

77312400 Materials Management (BHDH)

Working at Bozeman Health is more than just a job--it's a commitment to caring for the communities of Southwest Montana by being their partner in health and wellness, compassionately delivering the best care for each person, every time. In every role, our employees are inspired by their ability to care for our community and our Culture of Excellence guides each employee to be a high performer, engage in transparent and timely communication, demonstrate dynamic learning and teaching, excel through change, express gratitude and experience joy.