Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Inventory Control Technician I

Inventory Control Technician I

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Regular Per-Diem
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's.


Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Join us and make a difference!


  • Monitors and reviews assigned inventory levels by
    physical count, record keeping and/or visual inspection
  • Enters inventory count data into the HEMM system
  • Gathers required supplies from the storeroom
    inventory, and replenishes each inventory location as required.
  • Document all inventory transactions as they occur,
    utilizing the HEMM system or department requisition clip board.
  • Communicate inventory shortages to Supervisor or
  • Maintain requisitions or order manually or in
    automated system to track status of issues and requirements as necessary
  • Checks storeroom for outdates and inventory to pull
    down. Checks shelves for kits to be made.
  • Stores materials, supplies or equipment according to
    location, weight, size, safety or other requirements, marks stock shelves or
    bins with identifying codes, letters or figures.
  • Assists with product order as it arrives each morning,
    i.e. putting away in storeroom, labeling patient chargeable product for clinic
  • Rotates inventory to ensure FIFO standards
  • Moves or transports items from stock to other areas using hand truck or other materials handling equipment

  • Trains new workers in area operations.

  • The typical shift will be 6:00am-2:30pm


  • A High School Degree, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary
  • One-year experience in supply logistics is necessary, with experience in a health care environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated system operations

  • Knowledge of record keeping practices

  • Knowledge of safety practices

  • Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects

  • Must be able to push / pull cart with 400lb load, lift 50lb using proper technique

  • Ability to effectively communicate

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