Materials Technician - Pediatric ED


Children's Tower / Materials Management / Full time

Under supervision, the Materials Technician assists with a variety of indirect patient care activities to include maintaining a clean and safe environment; assisting with the ordering and stocking of patient care supplies; and providing assistance with maintenance of appropriate equipment and supplies.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: N/A
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: N/A

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of one (1) year of previous experience in supply stocking or warehouse experience
Experience PREFERRED:
Previous work experience in a similar practice setting (e.g. acute care, outpatient clinics, etc.)

Education/training REQUIRED:
Must possess reading and writing skills and comprehend and communicate in English
Education/training PREFERRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Independent action(s) required:
Functions with direction to receive input and guidance regarding indirect care priorities and for assistance with problem solving.
Requires prior approval or guidance from supervisor for time/schedule changes, legal issues, any indirect care which deviates from departmental standards and works with Supervisor to identify educational resources to meet developmental needs.
Job duties may include the access to and/or contact with medications and related supplies.
Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A
Additional position requirements:
Work schedule will be established based on direction and feedback.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing requirements or department/unit needs.
Age Specific groups served:
As appropriate based on unit assignment.
Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical - Lifting 50-100 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged standing, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive), Repetitive motion
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change

Every other weekend staffing requirement- Essential Personnel

Holidays are rotating


4-5 days/week for FT status

Rotating shifts are a probability to ensure adequate coverage

Cross-training into adult ED is expected


EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.

Practicing here

Want to work in a place where unbridled energy fills the halls, and where you experience unparalleled dedication to helping kids every day? Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked among the nation’s best with an incredible team that’s dedicated to nurturing the champion in every child. It’s the perfect place to build a career where the sky is the limit.

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Richmond offers an exceptional environment outside of work as well. The Richmond area has been named among the 50 best places to live in the US with a combination of outdoor fun, history, a booming restaurant scene and an affordable cost of living. It’s the perfect combination of artsy, jazzy, outdoorsy and family-oriented.


At Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we don’t just take care of patients. We treat our team like family. Our unbeatable benefits go beyond excellent health and retirement plans, supporting you in everything from tuition assistance to boosting your career to child and adult care options to make your personal life more manageable.

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